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the smell of strawmen burning – @ayjay on arguing with Rusty Reno https://t.co/vFATcbyaS0
'Sad, but Not Unhappy': J.R.R. Tolkien's Sorrowful Vision of Joy – Ralph Wood https://t.co/KIzplAw1zV
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Five Things You Should Know About Reinhold Niebuhr | Elesha Coffman, @CTmagazine https://t.co/LmZJaOdFHO
Alternative Scriptures: Which Old Testament? https://t.co/ZisrCfHHYS Philip Jenkins, @anxious_bench
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The Religious Freedom Project

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The Religious Freedom Project (RFP) is the nation’s only university-based program devoted exclusively to the analysis of religious freedom, a basic human right restricted in many parts of the world. The RFP engages a team of international scholars to examine and debate the meaning and value of religious liberty; its importance for democracy; and its role in social and economic development, international diplomacy, and the struggle against violent religious extremism. The Religious Freedom Project at Georgetown University is a partnership with Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion and is made possible by the generous support of the John Templeton Foundation.

Thomas Farr

Thomas Farr

Senior Fellow/School of Foreign Service
Director, Religious Freedom Project,
Georgetown University

Timothy Shah

Timothy Shah

Senior Fellow/Department of Government
Associate Director, Religious Freedom Project
Georgetown University

Byron Johnson

Byron Johnson

Director of Baylor ISR, Baylor University
(a strategic partner of the RFP)

Frank Wolf photo red Former U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf
The Jerry and Susie Wilson Chair
in Religious Freedom at Baylor University.

 

The partnership between Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion and Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Project enables both to universities to come together in a catalytic way to address timely and important research projects that seek to advance the cause of religious freedom here in the United States and around world.

The Georgetown-Baylor RFP serves as a vehicle for undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing theses, dissertations, or even internships related to religious liberty and freedom.  Additionally, the Georgetown-Baylor RFP should enhance the possibility of receiving external funding for cutting-edge research on religious freedom.

Thus far, the joint venture has organized several major events.  For more about these events, CLICK HERE