Report from the Capital
The BJC’s flagship magazine, Report from the Capital, is published 6 times a year. Subscriptions are free: just send your mailing address to us at bjc@BJConline.org. This page contains a selection of articles from our latest publication. All of the articles are available in the PDF version of the magazine or on ISSUU.
When viewed in light of Justice Kennedy’s church-state legacy and ongoing conflicts, it is clear that living up to our country’s promise of religious liberty for all remains an uphill battle.
BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler shares a learning experience she had during the summer of 2018.
At the 2018 Religious Liberty Council Luncheon, hundreds of religious liberty supporters gathered to hear from members of each class of BJC Fellows, who shared their individual journeys and how they’re putting the Program’s teachings to use in their everyday settings.
For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump used the National Day of Prayer to unveil an Executive Order purporting to protect religious liberty that threatens to do the opposite.
BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman looks at the “travel ban” case heard by SCOTUS and its possible ruling implications.
Baptists and Muslims from across the country met int he middle to build bridges and foster new understanding.
I believe if I am listening, talking to people of other faiths and supporting religious freedom in their lives, then I am loving my neighbor. When Jesus said to love neighbor as self, I believe the interreligious neighbor is implied, too.
Let’s build upon our shared beliefs and values and common concerns for religious freedom to join forces institutionally and more intentionally to combat threats to religious liberty for all of us. My religion teaches me that diversity is the will of God (Qur’an 49:13).
The Rev. Brent Bowden gave this prayer on a Sunday his church designated to celebrate and focus on religious liberty.
In recognition of her contributions on behalf of religious freedom, BJC General Counsel Holly Hollman received the National Award at an annual dinner in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
King understood that defending religious liberty was critical to protecting civil rights, and that an independent and inclusive church could change the world through social action.
Only through understanding what divides us can we find common ground in our religious liberty tradition like Americans did before us.