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Obama names Cook religious freedom ambassador

By William Wan and Michelle Boorstein This post has been updated. The White House just announced that they’re filling the … Continued

National security without religious liberty?

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr In a previous post, I voiced the fear that the Obama administration was … Continued

Obama at the crossroads on religious liberty

FAITH AND FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (IRF) has come down hard on … Continued

Religious freedom advocates slam White House

By Michelle Boorstein Some human rights advocates have been expressing concern over the past year that the Obama Administration does … Continued

Religious freedom needs an advocate

FAITH and FOREIGN POLICY By Thomas Farr On March 30 a diverse group of scholars, policy thinkers, and religious freedom … Continued

The violence of conversion

Q: Is there a problem with proselytism overseas by U.S. religious groups? Isn’t sharing one’s faith part of religious freedom? … Continued

Too many ‘i’s’ in proselytizing

Q: Is there a problem with proselytism overseas by U.S. religious groups? Isn’t sharing one’s faith part of religious freedom? … Continued

The fine line between persuasion and manipulation

Q: Is there a problem with proselytism overseas by U.S. religious groups? Isn’t sharing one’s faith part of religious freedom? … Continued

Should U.S. foreign policy be more religious?

By Michelle Boorstein There’s a lot more debate going on about the subject of international religious freedom than I could … Continued

Freedom of religion vs. freedom of worship

By Michelle Boorstein Is there a difference between “freedom of religion” and “freedom of worship”? Some advocates for international religious … Continued

Georgetown/On Faith Bloggers

Jacques Berlinerblau, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Jewish Civilization Georgetown University, and director of the Program for Jewish Civilization at … Continued