Register now for Billy Graham Symposium Nov. 6-7 at #Baylor | sponsored by ISR, @TruettSeminary and @BaylorHistoryhttps://t.co/u4SJ96r07i
Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act https://t.co/MLpBgEe0Yp Nov. 9 in Was… https://t.co/ZvZTo12fp1
"Blasphemy and Other Threats to Freedom of Religion and Speech" @drpaulmarshall ISR video https://t.co/UxC6vBpstO #AsiaBibi
Pakistan may execute a 53-year-old woman for being Christian, writes @dhume https://t.co/6rRLG0vJdu via @WSJOpinion
Counting Believers https://t.co/b1nZIJefzA Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
Take & read: New books in global Christianity - Philip Jenkins @ChristianCent https://t.co/dU0oihaFiC @BUHistory @BaylorHistory
ISR’s Rebecca Shah releases new book; “Christianity in India: Conversion, Community Development, and Religious Free… https://t.co/ubFp5PYrs9
Outraged online? We all are. Here's what one Christian says about how to deal @CNN https://t.co/3K0UpxiZEY… https://t.co/Io82rUoZzT
Compassion in the church—and the mosque, and the temple https://t.co/0xZmCWT87S Philip Jenkins via @ChristianCent

Shah, Timothy

ISR Senior FellowTimShah

Research Professor of Government-ISR
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 AffairsForeign Policy, the Journal of Law and Religion, the Journal of Democracy, the Review of Politics, Fides et Historia, and elsewhere.

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