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The Immanent Frame: Secularism, Religion and the Public Sphere
A Social Science Research Council

On Faith
The Washington Post's Conversation on Religion

Mirror of Justice: A blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory

Religion Clause
A blog by Howard M. Friedman, Professor of Law Emeritus at University of Toledo

Stanley Fish: Think Again
The New York Times

The Volokh Conspiracy

What I Saw in America: The Political Theory of Daily Life
A blog by Patrick Deneen, Georgetown University

Our Values


An independent journal of opinion edited and managed by lay Catholics

First Things
Published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life; an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society

Journal of Religion and Education
A journal of analysis and comment advancing public understanding of religion and education

Journal of Religious Ethics
A journal of comparative religious ethics, foundational conceptual and methodological issues in religious ethics, and historical studies of influential figures and texts

Politics and Religion
Original research into all aspects of the relationship between politics and religion around the world from the APSA Religion and Politics Organized Section

Think Tanks

American Enterprise Institute
AEI is a private, nonpartisan, not-for-profit institution dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics and social welfare. Founded in 1938, AEI's purpose is to serve leaders and the public through research and education on the most important issues of the day. 

Brookings Institution
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: strengthen American democracy; foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans and secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system.

Center for American Progress
The Center for American Progress is a progressive think-tank dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action.

Council on Foreign Relations
The Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries.

Ethics and Public Policy Center
The Ethics and Public Policy Center was established in 1976 to clarify and reinforce the bond between the Judeo-Christian moral tradition and the public debate over domestic and foreign policy issues.

Hudson Institute
Hudson Institute is a nonpartisan, independent policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom.

Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, launched in 2001, seeks to promote a deeper understanding of issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs. The Forum pursues its mission by delivering timely, impartial information to national opinion leaders, including government officials and journalists. As a nonpartisan, non-advocacy organization, the Forum does not take positions on policy debates.

Urban Institute
The Urban Institute builds knowledge about the nation’s social and fiscal challenges, practicing open-minded, evidence-based research to diagnose problems and figure out which policies and programs work best, for whom, and how.