Whose Evil? Whose Good? Religion’s Role in Foreign Policy

In a commentary about the role of religion and diplomacy, Benjamin P. Marcus, special advisor to the Foundation, explains that religion is neither good nor evil. Rather religions, more precisely, religious communities define good and evil.

Religious Restrictions Worldwide

The Pew Research Center released a report detailing the latest trends in religious restrictions and hostilities worldwide, showing notable declines while concluding that government restrictions of religious communities are still staggering.

Compassion and Leadership in a Multifaith World

In February 2015, the Leadership and Multifaith Program (LAMP) held its first annual symposium, entitled “Compassion and Leadership in a Multifaith World” on February 18, 2015, at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

The Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris

Benjamin P. Marcus, special advisor to The Foundation for Religious Literacy, reflects on the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters on 7 January 2015, which left 12 people and 11 others injured, sparking rallies around the world.