Those who cherish the nation’s tradition of religious freedom should be alarmed by President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees, two Harvard Divinity School faculty members warned.
For over 20 years, January 16th has been recognized annually in the United States as Religious Freedom Day. Diane Moore and Dudley Rose discuss religious freedom as a principle based not on shared ancestry, culture, or faith but on a shared commitment to liberty. Read more about Video: The State of Religious Freedom
On Thursday, Dec. 8, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the New York Times, lamented the dearth of good religion journalism in an NPR interview with Terry Gross. On the very same day, the Times's religion reporter, Laurie Goodstein, echoed his concerns at the Religious Literacy in Journalism symposium at HDS.