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Rodney Stark's new book is Why God? Explaining Religious Phenomena https://t.co/TovnvKPdsH @TempletonPress
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People Like Us https://t.co/zCct8HSn5T Philip Jenkins, @anxious_bench
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.@USCIRF’s Annual Report: Rising Tide of Religious Freedom Abuses Abroad — @RFInstitute https://t.co/wnL8iLUAxy

Timothy Samuel Shah

Research Professor of Government-ISRTimShah

ISR Senior Fellow
Senior Fellow/Department of Government
Associate Director, Religious Freedom Project
Georgetown University
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Timothy Samuel Shah is Research Professor of Government at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion; Senior Advisor and Director of the South and Southeast Asia Action Team with the Religious Freedom Institute; and Director for International Research at the Religious Freedom Research Project at Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs. He is a political scientist specializing in religious freedom as well as in the broad relationship between religious and political dynamics in theory, history, and contemporary practice.

He is author of Even if There is No God: Hugo Grotius and the Secular Foundations of Modern Political Liberalism (Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2017) and, with Monica Duffy Toft and Daniel Philpott, of God’s Century: Resurgent Religion and Global Politics (W.W. Norton, 2011). He is also editor of numerous volumes, including, with Allen Hertzke, Christianity and Freedom: Historical Perspectives and Christianity and Freedom: Contemporary Perspectives (both with Cambridge University Press, 2016) and, with Thomas Farr and Jack Friedman, Religious Freedom and Gay Rights (Oxford University Press, 2016). Shah’s volume co-edited with Jack Friedman, Homo Religiosus?: Exploring the Roots of Religion and Religious Freedom in Human Experience, is under contract with Cambridge University Press and is forthcoming in 2017. His articles on religion, religious freedom, and global politics have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Journal of Law and Religion, the Journal of Democracy, the Review of Politics, Fides et Historia, and elsewhere.