Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Public Theology, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Call for Papers, Panel on “The Political Theologies of Liberal Democracy,” EuARe, Bologna, 22-25 June 2020

Following last year's successful panel on James K.A. Smith's Cultural Liturgies, I will be co-hosting a panel on "The Political Theologies of Liberal Democracy" during the upcoming conference of the European Academy of Religion in Bologna. Accepted panelists include Michael Borowski (independent Scholar), Matt Eggemeier (College of the Holy Cross), Nura Hossainzadeh (Stanford University), Hannes… Continue reading Call for Papers, Panel on “The Political Theologies of Liberal Democracy,” EuARe, Bologna, 22-25 June 2020

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference on ‘Public Spirit and Public Virtue’, December 6, 2017, Washington, DC

'In an increasingly globalized and pluralized world it becomes progressively more difficult to define the public virtues that have delineated the West, and as a result, harder to safe-guard the freedoms—economic, political, and religious—which are the fruits of those virtues. A citizen who possesses “town spirit,” according to Alexis de Tocqueville, is one who “focuses… Continue reading Upcoming Speaking Engagement: Conference on ‘Public Spirit and Public Virtue’, December 6, 2017, Washington, DC