Madrasa Graduates: Children of Abraham and Aristotle
Renewal takes place when two sources of knowledge—of the world and of scripture—collide.Read More →
Inter-Religious Literacy Among Young People in Indonesia: Contrasting Frameworks
Religious identity is often a deep and fundamental concern for Europeans, yet some Indonesian intellectuals suggest religious affiliation is as much an administrative matter as one of deep personal conviction.Read More →
Introducing Who Are My People? An Interview with Emmanuel Katongole
CM Research Associate Kyle Lambelet sat down with ACI Africa working group leader Emmanuel Katongole to talk about his CM and Luce funded research project “Who Are My People?”: Christianity, Violence and Belonging in Sub-Saharan Africa.Read More →
Action as Prayer: Lessons from Oceti Sakowin
The prayer practices at Oceti Sakowin camp offered a holistic and positive relationship between prayer and action, a relationship not often found between prayer and action within Christianity.Read More →
Prayer, Peace, and the Imagination: A Catholic Sacramental Perspective
Ritual and sacrament can serve as powerful vehicles for social transformation.Read More →
“To Be Absolutely Fair and Impartial”: Religious Instruction and Near East Relief’s Turn to Development
The Near East Relief transition to a “non-sectarian” missionary organization in the 1920s was largely a pragmatic adjustment that enabled continued provision of spiritual support. To be non-sectarian, therefore, cannot be conflated with being secular.Read More →
Theo-Politics in Flux: The ‘Alt-Right’ on God, Christendom, and the Nation
Newly empowered, US white nationalists straddle pre- or a-modern theology and Christianity, re-constructed and re-lived on internet forums and tv-shows of late-modernity. Willard tracks the contentions in the US white nationalist right through the lens of Arendt’s “Origins of Totalitarianism”.Read More →
Taking it Back from the Global Catholic Right: Reclaiming the Underworld of the Religious Imagination
Brenna Moore points to Catholicism’s legacy of “risky thinkers” and rich theological resources as potential tools for resistance.Read More →
Conservatism and Liberalism in Morocco: A Conflictual Dynamic in the Post Arab Uprising Era
Moroccan youth’s ambivalence towards the secular and religious results in a creative synthesis.Read More →
Muslim HumanitiesThe humanities since the nineteenth century have investigated language, music, art, literature, theology, and poetry. Muslims have long been participants in these rich intellectual traditions, as majorities or minorities in the past and present.
Science and the Human PersonRapid advances in science and technology are raising fundamental questions about human life, flourishing, suffering, and death. These and other ethical questions at the intersection of science and the human person have a global character, encompassing all of humanity.
Global Migration and the New CosmopolitanismThe global expansion of migration over the past two generations has ushered in major social and economic changes, as well as profound ethical challenges concerning how citizens are to coexist in pluralistic societies.