“Politics and Heresies of Spatial Publics of Sufi Shrines in Contemporary Sri Lanka” by M. Shobhana Xavier

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners who will examine the many religious traditions of South Asia and their diverse publics. Participation by invitation only. View selected videos and browse all essays here. “Politics and Heresies of Spatial

“A Forgotten Chapter in the History of Hindu Law? James Henry Nelson and 19th Century Madras High Court Jurisprudence” by Geetanjali Srikantan

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners who will examine the many religious traditions of South Asia and their diverse publics. Participation by invitation only. View selected videos and browse all essays here. “A Forgotten Chapter in the

“Untouchability, the Cultures of Death, and the Configuration of Communal Identity in Medieval Indian Buddhist Monasticisms” by Nicholas Witkowski

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners who will examine the many religious traditions of South Asia and their diverse publics. Participation by invitation only. View selected videos and browse all essays here. “Untouchability, the Cultures of Death,

“The Politics of Prophetic Love in South Asia” SherAli Tareen

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners who will examine the many religious traditions of South Asia and their diverse publics. Participation by invitation only. View selected videos and browse all essays here. “The Politics of Prophetic Love

“Promoting the Peaceful Resolution of Disputes in the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community – a Holistic Approach” by Shan Momin

A virtual conference sponsored by Canopy Forum of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory (CSLR) featuring scholars, experts and practitioners on the topic of religious arbitration. View the full video and browse all essays here. “Promoting the Peaceful Resolution of Disputes in the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community – a Holistic Approach”

“Would You Change Your Religion For a Religious Exemption to the Covid-19 Vaccine?” by Dwight M. Kealy

Many evangelical Christians are turning to pastors, priests, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 seeking a religious exemption to Covid vaccine mandates. However, resistance to the Covid vaccine appears to be rooted not in historic Christian theology, but in current social, political, and economic philosophies. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

“Free as F*ck: Kyle Rittenhouse, Whiteness, and a Divinely-Ordained Order to Kill” by Robert P. Jones

Today the news broke that Kyle Rittenhouse had been “acquitted on all charges in the shooting deaths of two men and wounding of a third at a Wisconsin protest against racial injustice last year,” as AP put it.  I don’t say this glibly: God help us.  Rittenhouse, as we would say growing up, was clearly “looking for

“A Russian Conception of Legal Consciousness” by Randall A. Poole

Law and the Christian Tradition in Modern Russia edited by Paul Valliere and Randall A. Poole This volume is part of a fifty-volume series on “Great Christian Jurists in World History,” presenting the interaction of law and Christianity through the biographies of 1000 legal figures of the past two millennia. Commissioned by the Center for