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The Global Religion and Politics Research Group brings together innovative thinkers in search of new understandings of, and creative responses to, the challenges of socially and religiously diverse worlds.

The Group seeks to improve public understanding of religion by moving beyond the tired alternation between naïvely celebrating religion as the source of morality, community, and freedom, and denigrating religion as the root of global instability.

Through interdisciplinary reading seminars, invited speakers, and working groups, the Group brings together faculty, graduate students, and visitors from Anthropology, History, Law, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, and Sociology to create a vibrant research community.

Please visit the new Teaching Law & Religion Case Study Archive, a digital repository providing legal documents, analyses, and teaching resources for teaching religion and law curated by Elizabeth Hurd and Winnifred Sullivan. 

For interested parties, see also our affiliated Certificate Program.