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U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Religious Pluralism

Elizabeth H. Prodromou

in Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323405
eISBN:
9780199869237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

Under the presidency of George W. Bush, this chapter argues, religious identities and ethical commitments had a significant impact on U.S. foreign policy—and an even greater impact on perceptions of ... More


The Legislative Campaign against Religious Persecution

Thomas F. Farr

in World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The passage of the 1998 International Religious Freedom (IRF) Act seemed to presage a new chapter in U.S. foreign policy—in effect, the elevation of America's “first freedom” to what many considered ... More


America's International Religious Freedom Policy

Thomas F. Farr

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American diplomacy continues to insist that Afghanistan achieved religious freedom. Whatever the State Department meant by that term, it did not appear to exclude illiberal religious practices that ... More


The Persecuted Body: Evangelical Internationalism, Islam, and the Politics of Fear

Melani Mcalister

in Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the politics of fear underlying the antipersecution discourse that revolved around evangelical Christians at the turn of the twenty-first century. A video made by the U.S.-based ... More


Religious Freedom and International Diplomacy

Thomas F. Farr

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of religious freedom to international peace, development, and ordered liberty, especially in an emergent 21st Century marked by powerful ... More


Pursuits: The Cold War and the Hunt for Intolerance

John Corrigan

in Religious Intolerance, America, and the World: A History of Forgetting and Remembering

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226313931
eISBN:
9780226314099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314099.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the Cold War era, there was overt intolerance of Catholics, New Religious Movements, and Asian American religious communities, as well as ongoing resentment toward African American churches. A ... More


Trickle Down

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the contents of the United States' anti-trafficking legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, and documents this legislation's little-known religious ... More


Realizing Religious Freedom in Islam

Daniel Philpott

in Religious Freedom in Islam: The Fate of a Universal Human Right in the Muslim World Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190908188
eISBN:
9780190908218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908188.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This concluding chapter offers six recommendations for increasing the sphere of religious freedom in the Muslim-majority world and in the globe in general. These are drawn from the book’s foregoing ... More


Exercising One's Political Voice as a Moral Engagement

Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo

in Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199558957
eISBN:
9780191744808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558957.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The central thesis in this essay is that the discussions by public reason liberals of the ethic of citizen suffer from a strange kind of myopia; their attention is focused exclusively on just one ... More


Conclusion: Evangelical Foreign Policy Activism Ascendant

Lauren Frances Turek

in To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748912
eISBN:
9781501748936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748912.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter reviews the influential role that evangelical lobbyists played in shaping human rights legislation during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations. It mentions how evangelical ... More


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