Religion

  • Interview with US Commission on International Religious Freedom Chairman – Prof. Daniel Mark

    by James Wilson Institute on September 29, 2017
    Professor Mark was recently elected chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). He is an assistant professor of political science at Villanova University, a visiting fellow at the University of Notre Dame, and a JWI Affiliated Scholar. We invite you to  read our interview with Dr. Mark. You are the Chairman of […]
  • Free Speech and Religious Liberty at the Supreme Court

    by James Wilson Institute on September 25, 2017
    Jack Phillips, Barronelle Stutzman, Blaine Adamson, and the Larsen Family: each are blessed with extraordinary creativity and faith along with success in their private businesses. Jack bakes personalized cakes, Barronelle designs unique floral arrangements, Blaine prints custom shirts, and the Larsen’s videography captures the intimate stories of others. Each take pride in their faith and […]
  • “What Fr. Arne Shaped”-Hadley Arkes in The Catholic Thing

    by James Wilson Institute on July 26, 2017
    Father Arne Panula, a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei, passed away on July 19, 2017 after several months’ battle with cancer. Fr. Arne was a humble servant of Christ and a beloved friend of Professor Hadley Arkes. In a memoir entitled, “What Fr. Arne Shaped” for The Catholic Thing, Prof. Arkes recounts Fr. Arne’s final […]
  • “Of Satanism and Religious Freedom”-Gunnar Gundersen in The Catholic Thing

    by James Wilson Institute on May 6, 2017
    In a piece for The Catholic Thing, entitled “Of Satanism and Religious Freedom,” Gunnar Gundersen discusses the nature of religious liberty and whether the protection of this natural right extends to Satanism and “irreligion”. Gundersen is an affiliated scholar of the James Wilson Institute. Some excerpts: “Do our laws require that Satanism be protected as a religion? The short answer is […]