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Clubs Must Meet Certain Standards to Merit Equal Access Protection

Originally published at Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, 2018. The Equal Access Act, which survived constitutional challenge and was applied in the Mergens case, has served as midwife to…

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Resurrecting Saul Alinsky in North Africa: Rules for the Polisario

Resurrecting Saul Alinsky in North Africa: Rules for the Polisario, Impunity Watch, 2011-12, Vol. 2 Recently, New York Post writer Richard Miniter finished a piece critical of Algeria‚Äôs Polisario by…

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From Confession to Constitution: How the Presbyterians Shaped the First Amendment

From Confession to Constitution: How the Presbyterians Shaped the First Amendment, Puritan Reformed Journal, July 2010, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 319ff. The history of the Presbyterian church in America…

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Carrying Ourselves Back – How a religious document contributed to religious freedom

Carrying ourselves back–How a religious document contributed to religious freedom, International Journal of Religious Freedom, 2018, Vol 11:1 pp. 31-44 The deepest source of religious rights in the United States…

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The First Amendment’s Religion Clauses: the Calvinist document that interprets them both

The First Amendment’s Religion Clauses: the Calvinist document that interprets them both, Journal of Religion and Society, 2010, Vol. 12 This paper suggests that the Westminster Confession of Faith’s provisions…