Targeting Scholars

 From the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: Scholars have long been targeted for sanction by ideological adversaries. However, some worrying trends are emerging.[1] The current research reveals that since 2015 targeting incidents are on the rise and are...

Bridging the Gap

Molly Worthen at NYT: Perhaps it’s not surprising that some organizations devoted to dialogue between religious faiths have turned their attention to political divides. Eboo Patel, the founding director of Interfaith Youth Core, has spent the past few years getting to...

Respect

Mark Sappenfield at The Christian Science Monitor: [The] articles in our Respect Project argue [that]  respect is an essential agent of progress and healing. Why?   A recent interview in Politico offers some insight. In 1991, political scientist James Davison...

Sectarianism v. Civility

Nate Cohn at NYT: This threat to democracy has a name: sectarianism. It’s not a term usually used in discussions about American politics. It’s better known in the context of religious sectarianism — like the hostility between Sunnis and Shia in Iraq. Yet a growing...