Philpott, Daniel
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(2017) Daniel Philpott is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. In April 2016, Dr. Philpott delivered a version of these remarks for the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University as the 2016 Charles E. Test, M.D., Distinguished Lectures. He based the lectures on a book that he is completing, Religious Freedom In Islam? Intervening in a Culture War.


Neither Reformation nor Enlightenment: The Seeds of Religious Freedom Within Islam - Part II

Contrary to what one often hears in Western media, Islam needs neither a Reformation nor an Enlightenment. Islam must - and can - find resources from within its tradition to defend the full human right to religious freedom. The second in a two-part series.

Date posted: 2017-02-15

Religious Freedom in the Muslim World: A Nuanced Appraisal - Part I

What is the status of religious freedom in Islam, and what are its prospects? An answer to this question must begin with a nuanced appraisal of the political theologies that govern different Muslim nations. The first in a two-part series

Date posted: 2017-02-15