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    • 2006 Undergraduate Fellows Report: Secular and Religious Approaches to Global Development 

      Unknown author (2006-12-08)
      Over the course of 2006, Berkley Center Undergraduate Fellows, in collaboration with the Linz Ethics Project of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, compared and contrasted secular and religious approaches to ...
    • 2007 Undergraduate Fellows Report: Religious Advocates: A Force in U.S. Politics? 

      Unknown author (2008-01-05)
      The 2007 Undergraduate Fellows Program gave a select group of ten Georgetown undergraduates the resources to study the role of religious advocacy groups in United States politics. Under the direction of Professor Clyde ...
    • 2008 Undergraduate Fellows Report: A Leap of Faith: Interreligious Marriage in America 

      Unknown author (2008-12-31)
      Starting in January 2008, ten Georgetown undergraduate student fellows interviewed 45 different couples about interreligious marriage in America, focusing on the challenges and benefits that arise within interreligious ...
    • A Society's Responsibility: Ethics, Religion, and Children at Risk in Kenya, Senegal, and Cambodia 

      Marshall, Katherine; Mui, Wilma Z. (2016-09-22)
      Caring for children in need is an ancient and universal problem and is a central focus for virtually all religious traditions. The challenges of supporting vulnerable children, however, are especially complex and vary from ...
    • Afghanistan: International Religious Freedom and US Foreign Policy 

      Unknown author (2013-09-30)
      This case study addresses the US push for government protection of religious freedom in Afghanistan and the challenges the concept has faced in Afghan society. In addition to providing an overview of the country’s recent ...
    • Aid Effectiveness and Faith-Inspired Organizations 

      Marshall, Katherine (2013-01-11)
      Poor coordination of development assistance is a lively issue on global agendas today. Faith-inspired organizations (FIOs) are part of the broader challenge, with the distinctive feature that they frequently elude or are ...
    • Angola and Mozambique: Healing and Social Integration 

      Unknown author (2013-09-10)
      This case study takes a side-by-side look at the long civil wars in both Angola and Mozambique, and the ways in which religious beliefs and rituals—particularly of indigenous faiths—helped individuals and communities cope ...
    • Baptist Contributions to Religious Freedom: A Conversation with Rick Warren, Ken Starr, and Russell Moore 

      Unknown author (2015-03-04)
      On March 4, 2015, the Religious Freedom Project, in partnership with Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, hosted a conversation featuring three renowned American evangelical leaders from the Baptist ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2006-2007 

      Unknown author (2007-08-14)
      This report outlines the activities of the Berkley Center during its inaugural year. The center welcomed its first visiting professor, Katherine Marshall, an expert on religion and global development, and two postdoctoral ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2007-2008 

      Unknown author (2008-11-12)
      This report outlines the activities of the Berkley Center during its second year. Highlights included a December 2007 workshop in Doha, Qatar that examined the role of faith-inspired organizations in the Muslim world, ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2008-2009 

      Unknown author (2009-10-15)
      This report outlines the Berkley Center's major activities during the 2008-09 academic year, including: the Berkley Center Lectures with philosopher Charles Taylor; the publication of religious freedom policy recommendations ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2009-2010 

      Unknown author (2010-12-01)
      This report outlines the Berkley Center's major activities in 2009-2010, encompassing a range of events, publications, courses, and online resources that have advanced knowledge and promoted dialogue among scholars, ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2010-2011 

      Unknown author (2011-08-01)
      This report outlines the Berkley Center's major activities in 2010-2011, encompassing a range of events, publications, courses and online resources that have advanced knowledge and promoted dialogue among scholars, ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2011-2012 

      Unknown author (2012-11-05)
      During the 2011-2012 school year, the Berkley Center hosted more than 50 events, launched the Religion, Ethics, and World Affairs certificate for undergraduate students, and published dozens of books, reports, and interviews. ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2012-2013 

      Unknown author (2013-11-11)
      This report outlines our major activities over the past year, including the launch of a new project examining the role of Jesuits in globalization and the continuation of our well established Religious Freedom Project and ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2013-2014 

      Unknown author (2014-12-01)
      This report outlines the Berkley Center's major activities over the past year, all supporting the Berkley Center's efforts to build knowledge and promote dialogue around a core theme: the potential for religion to serve ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2014-2015 

      Unknown author (2015-10-26)
      As the Berkley Center enters its tenth year it has occasion to reflect back on what it has accomplished and forward on what is to come. This report outlines some of the major activities and accomplishments of the center’s ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2015-2016 

      Unknown author (2016-11-28)
      The Berkley Center's tenth anniversary year has been an opportunity to reflect on some of the high points since its 2006 founding and to look forward. Challenges at the intersection of religion, peace, and world affairs ...
    • Berkley Center Annual Report 2016-2017 

      Unknown author (2017-11-14)
      The 2016-2017 academic year saw far-reaching global shifts, including a critical U.S. presidential election, a populist wave in Europe, and regional conflicts that drove the number of refugees around the world to record ...
    • Blasphemy Laws as a Challenge to Religious Freedom 

      Unknown author (2016-04-20)
      On April 20, 2016, the Religious Freedom Project hosted a conference to explore an emerging and urgent challenge to religious freedom: blasphemy laws. Although they are ostensibly intended to protect majority religions ...
    • Bosnia: Ethno-Religious Nationalisms in Conflict 

      Unknown author (2013-10-01)
      This case study examines the ethnoreligious hostilities that plunged Bosnia and Herzegovina into a civil war (1992-1995) between Catholic Croats, Orthodox Serbs, and Muslim Bosniaks after the breakup of the former communist ...
    • Buddhism and Religious Freedom: A Sourcebook of Scriptural, Theological, and Legal Texts 

      Unknown author (2016-11-01)
      This sourcebook presents primary documents surveying historical and contemporary approaches to religious freedom in Buddhism. These documents, spanning the fifth century BCE to the present, include scriptural texts, ...
    • Business, Values, and Law: Forging a New Dialogue 

      Unknown author (2011-08-30)
      The financial crisis of 2008 exacerbated an environment of mistrust for business practice in the global economy. Much of the public and the political class questioned business leaders’ commitment to integrity, transparency, ...
    • Catholic Perspectives on Religious Liberty 

      Unknown author (2012-09-13)
      On September 13, 2012, the Religious Freedom Project convened distinguished Catholic legal theorists, philosophers, political scientists, and theologians to discuss the meaning and value of religious liberty from different ...
    • Challenges of Change: Faith, Gender, and Development 

      Unknown author (2008-05-01)
      This report addresses the relationship between faith, gender, and development in the world's poorer societies. It explores social changes that accompany development, taking religion as a lens and focusing on how women ...
    • Christianity and Religious Freedom: A Sourcebook of Scriptural, Theological, and Legal Texts 

      Unknown author (2014-12-05)
      Carried out by the Religious Freedom Project in partnership with the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, this sourcebook presents primary documents surveying historical and contemporary Christian ...
    • Colombia: Religious Actors Inspiring Reconciliation 

      Unknown author (2013-09-15)
      This case study explores the complex ways that religious forces have both legitimized and sought to resolve the decades-long conflict in Colombia between the government and various guerrilla and paramilitary organizations, ...
    • Combating the Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance: A Workshop to Strengthen Faith-Based Engagement 

      Unknown author (2017-11-13)
      Drug-resistant disease, also known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR), is a current and growing challenge to the health and economic development of all nations. Recognizing the urgency of the issue, at the 71st United Nations ...
    • Combating the Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance: A Workshop to Strengthen Faith-Based Engagement 

      Unknown author (2017-11-13)
      Drug-resistant disease, also known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR), is a current and growing challenge to the health and economic development of all nations. Recognizing the urgency of the issue, at the 71st United Nations ...
    • Conscience and Its Enemies: A Conversation with Robert P. George and Hamza Yusuf 

      Unknown author (2014-12-15)
      On December 15, 2014, the Religious Freedom Project, in partnership with Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, hosted a conversation between two distinguished scholars: Professor Robert P. George, McCormick ...
    • Corruption: Ten Ideas to Enhance Religious Engagement in Global Integrity Movements 

      Marshall, Katherine (2013-01-18)
      Pinpointing corruption’s perils, measuring its gravity, and pursuing governance strategies and action programs are high priorities in contemporary development work. Over the past two decades, citizen outrage, increasingly ...
    • Country-Level Mapping Methodology 

      Unknown author (2016-02-03)
      Building upon previous projects from the first phase of collaboration with the Luce Foundation, the Berkley Center’s Religion and Global Development Program and World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD) are exploring key ...
    • Country-Level Mapping Methodology 

      Unknown author (2016-02-03)
      Building upon previous projects from the first phase of collaboration with the Luce Foundation, the Berkley Center’s Religion and Global Development Program and World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD) are exploring key ...
    • Decent Shelter for All: Roles for Faith-Inspired Organizations 

      Unknown author (2009-01-01)
      The report provides an overview of the the role of faith-inspired organizations in seeking to expand access to decent shelter around the world. It was preceded by an October 2008 consultation at the Berkley Center that ...
    • Diverse, Disillusioned, and Divided: Millennial Values and Voter Engagement in the 2012 Election 

      Unknown author (2012-10-04)
      A joint effort between the Berkley Center and the Public Religion Research Institute, the timely survey explores how 18-25 year-olds view values, politics, and the 2012 election. The survey provides new insights about the ...
    • Doyle Seminar Fall 2012 Report: International History 

      Unknown author (2013-03-20)
      Taught by Bryan McCann and one of four fall 2012 Doyle Seminar courses, the "International History" course helped student develop a strong understanding of the large themes and movements that have shaped the modern world, ...
    • Doyle Seminar Fall 2012 Report: Jesus Christ in a Pluralistic Age 

      Unknown author (2013-03-20)
      Taught by Leo Lefebure and one of four fall 2012 Doyle Seminars, this course explored understandings of Jesus Christ in African and Asian cultures and in relation to a variety of religious traditions. The course examined ...
    • Doyle Seminars 2013-2014 Annual Report 

      Unknown author (2014-12-11)
      The Doyle Seminars engage students and faculty in a conversation about national, social, cultural, religious, moral, and other forms of diversity and difference across a range of academic disciplines and global contexts. ...
    • Doyle Seminars 2014-2015 Annual Report 

      Unknown author (2016-04-15)
      The Doyle Seminars engage faculty and students in an in-depth study of diversity and difference in many forms, including national, social, cultural, religious, and moral identities. For students, studying these issues is ...
    • Doyle Undergraduate Fellows 2014-2015 

      Unknown author (2016-05-19)
      In 2014, the Berkley Center selected 11 students from diverse backgrounds to participate in the Undergraduate Fellows Program through a competitive application and interview process. Fellows met monthly during the academic ...