Tracking church-state issues on the BJC blog

Tracking church-state issues on the BJC blog

  By BJC Staff Reports Since 2005, the Baptist Joint Committee’s Blog from the Capital has kept readers informed of the daily events, statements, decisions and commentary related to religious liberty and the separation of church and state. Written by Don Byrd, the...
School vouchers threaten religious autonomy

School vouchers threaten religious autonomy

  By Staff Counsel Jennifer Hawks Legislatures across the country are once again debating school vouchers. Since the U.S. Supreme Court declared in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris (2002) that vouchers may be constitutional, advocates have lobbied state legislatures and the...
Shurden Lectures set for April 7-8

Shurden Lectures set for April 7-8

  By BJC Staff Reports The 2015 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State will take place April 7-8 at McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta and Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. This year’s speaker is Alan...
Marvin McMickle to speak at luncheon

Marvin McMickle to speak at luncheon

  2015 Religious Liberty Council Luncheon tickets available April 1 By BJC Staff Reports The Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, N.Y., will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Religious Liberty Council...