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Chinese President Warns of "Overseas Infiltration Via Religious Means"

This AP story reports that proponents of religious freedom are fearful of an increase in religious persecution in China following Chinese President Xi Jinping’s comments… 103 more words

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A Few Thoughts on the Nature of Substantial Burdens on Religious Exercise

I’ve put them down over at the Liberty Law blog. A bit:

Making any sense of the inquiry would require adopting some definitions. A burden on religious exercise is a weight on it—or, less, metaphorically, it is simply an interference with religious exercise. 207 more words

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Supplemental Briefing in Nonprofit Contraception Mandate Litigation Filed

The claimants and the federal government have now both filed their supplemental briefs, as requested by the Supreme Court in the order I discussed here… 316 more words

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CLR and St. John's Law School Host Justice Samuel Alito

Mark and I were delighted and honored to host Justice Samuel Alito at the Center for Law and Religion’s colloquium in law and religion yesterday. Justice Alito discussed the Court’s decisions, and his opinions, in Hobby Lobby v. 110 more words

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The Supreme Court Order in the Little Sisters of the Poor et al. Cases

This week, the Supreme Court issued a somewhat unusual order in Zubik v. Burwell (the nonprofit litigation against the Obamacare contraception mandate) asking for more briefing. 411 more words

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DeGirolami on Wolterstorff on St. Paul's View of Punishment

I’ve posted a  little reflection on Professor Nicholas Wolterstorff’s recent book, The Mighty and the Almighty: An Essay in Political Theology, which is part of a symposium to be published in the Journal of Analytic Theology. 65 more words

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St. John's Colloquium in Law and Religion Hosts Professor Robert George

We were delighted to welcome Princeton University’s Robert P. George yesterday at our law and religion colloquium. Professor George, who serves as chairman of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, presented his paper, “Religious Liberty and the Human Good,” a very interesting philosophical exploration of the meaning of religion.

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