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Report from the Capital is our flagship magazine to help you stay current on religious liberty news.

Spring 2023

This edition highlights new ways BJC is working to defend and extend religious liberty for all, including launching the BJC Center for Faith, Justice and Reconciliation, giving testimony to Congress on the dangers of Christian nationalism, marking the second anniversary of the January 6 insurrection, and moving into the next phase of our Christians Against Christian Nationalism campaign. Plus, Amanda Tyler shares a memorable Religious Freedom Day and Holly Hollman previews the Supreme Court case of Groff v. DeJoy, which looks at religious accommodations for workers.

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Featured articles:
Celebrating religious freedom with new citizens by Amanda Tyler
The Supreme Court’s latest religion case offers opportunity to restore statute’s meaning by Holly Hollman
Amanda Tyler testifies before Congress against Christian nationalism
Announcing the BJC Center for Faith, Justice and Reconciliation
Black Baptist leaders gather for historic meeting
The next phase of the Christians Against Christian Nationalism campaign
Remembrances and a report: Two years after January 6
Strong public schools fight Christian nationalism
Finding the beauty and strength of our commitment to all
Nat Turner: A preacher of conflict and controversy

Summer 2023

Go inside the ReAwaken America tour in this magazine, as Amanda Tyler shares the Christian nationalism she saw on display at the event at the Trump Doral and how we provided a counter-witness. Plus, Holly Hollman reviews federal guidance on religious expression in public schools and we share a webinar with tips on protecting public schools from Christian nationalism. Learn more about the BJC Center for Faith, Justice and Reconciliation, see photos of BJC in action, get an update on the work to save Oak Flat, and more.

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Featured articles:
Inside the ReAwaken America tour by Amanda Tyler
Good news on the religious freedom frontlines by Holly Hollman
Protecting public schools from Christian nationalism
Faith freedom for all calls for justice and reconciliation by Dr. Sabrina Dent
A Q&A with the Rev. Dr. Adam Bond
What’s new in the work to save Oak Flat? by Rev. Jennifer Hawks
Putting faith into action by Rev. Darryl Gray
BJC sets ambitious goals for digital growth by Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons


Fall 2023

Learn about new horizons for BJC in this magazine, including the launch of the BJC Center for Faith, Justice and Reconciliation during our BJC Luncheon. Plus, Amanda Tyler shares about her move to Texas, Holly Hollman looks at the good news from the Supreme Court’s Groff v. DeJoy decision, we share reactions to other troubling Supreme Court decisions, chaplains call out the dangers of a new plan in Texas to add government-approved “chaplains” to public schools, and Dr. Catherine Brekus talks about the myth of American “chosenness” during our annual Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lecture.

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Featured articles:
Faith freedom across the country by Amanda Tyler
The Supreme Court got something right on religion by Holly Hollman
It’s time to reimagine religious freedom
Baptist groups denounce Supreme Court ruling on race-conscious college admissions
The myth of American ‘chosenness’ 
Meet the 2023 BJC Fellows
The Respect for Marriage Act helped de-escalate the culture wars by Tanner Bean