Explore the debate and science of Religion.

June 30, 2021

The Moral Foundations of the Market Order

Richard M. Reinsch II

Capitalists defend free markets largely on instrumental and utilitarian grounds. But this isn’t enough.

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April 28, 2021

Natural Rights and Religious Liberty: The Founders’ Perspective

Vincent Phillip Muñoz

Given these seemingly contradictory commitments – freedom from religion, on the one hand, and freedom for religion, on the other – what are we to make of our “first freedom”?

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April 6, 2021

The Death of God and the Death of Higher Education

Mark T. Mitchell

As the screaming mob seeks to shut down all serious inquiry and silence all debate and opposition, the logos remains the only serious alternative.

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July 20, 2017

Robert Maranto Discusses Anti-Christian Prejudice in Higher Education

Robert Maranto

NAS Member Dr. Robert Moranto discusses anti-Christian prejudice in higher education.

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July 27, 2016

California Takes Aim at Religious Freedom

Chance Layton

A new bill targets religious colleges and strips attending students of state grants. 

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December 17, 2015

Disputing Deneen: A Misremembered Past

Matthew J. Franck

Matthew J. Franck  revises Patrick Deneen's history of American higher education, to note that a age of traditional learning in a secular mode never really existed.

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June 16, 2015

Will Pope Francis Privilege the Privileged?

Peter Wood

Peter Wood warns that the Pope's expected encyclical could perpetuate climate conformity that would hurt the poorest nations.

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April 29, 2015

Pope Francis Discusses Sustainable Development

Rachelle Peterson

Scientists and theologians weigh in on a summit at the Vatican. 

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January 28, 2015

The Muslim Call to Prayer at Duke

Peter Wood

NAS president Peter Wood evaluates Duke University's short-lived and ill-considered decision to broadcast the Muslim adhan every Friday on campus.

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December 17, 2014

Winter 2014 Academic Questions Features Special Section, "God and Guns"

National Association of Scholars

The special section of the winter 2014 Academic Questions highlights campus attitudes toward guns and religion.

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