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Harold J. Berman Papers Collection Now Open for Research

Harold J. Berman Papers Collection Now Open for Research

The Harold J. Berman Papers, a collection of professional and personal papers from the life of Emory University's first Robert W. Woodruff Professor, is now open for research at Emory's Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library. Berman is considered to be the father of the modern study of the law and religion field. He died in 2007.

CSLR Senior Fellow Update

CSLR Senior Fellow Update

CSLR Senior Fellow Mark Jordan joined the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in St. Louis this fall as a Distinguished Professor in the Humanities.

Alexander Shares Lessons Learned from U.S. Foreclosure Crisis with Global Audience

Alexander Shares Lessons Learned from U.S. Foreclosure Crisis with Global Audience

CSLR Founding Director Frank S. Alexander offered lessons learned from the U.S. mortgage foreclosure crisis to a global audience of policymakers and activists during the United Nations Habitat World Urban Forum (WUF) in Naples, Italy, in early September.

Woodhouse Calls for Society to Build Resilient Citizens

Woodhouse Calls for Society to Build Resilient Citizens

Just days before it became public that U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney had criticized 47 percent of Americans as being ¿dependent on the government,¿ Emory University Law Professor Barbara Woodhouse espoused the important role a society should play in helping its citizens build resilience.

CSLR Alumni, Student Update

CSLR Alumni, Student Update

Joel Nichols (JD/MDiv ¿00), professor of law at University of St. Thomas Law (Minneapolis, MN) has been promoted to full professor. Sharon Tan (JD/MTS ¿91; PhD ¿00), McVay Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at United Theological Seminary (Twin Cities), was recently awarded tenure.

Visiting Faculty Join CSLR for 2012-2013 Year

Visiting Faculty Join CSLR for 2012-2013 Year

CSLR welcomes several visiting professors over the course of this academic year. Rafael Domingo, former dean of the University of Navarra Law School, will be in residence during 2013 working on issues of Catholicism and jurisprudence.

New Book Seeks to Resurrect a Christian Political Theology

New Book Seeks to Resurrect a Christian Political Theology

With a U.S. Presidential election rapidly approaching, political pundits and politicians are spending considerable time addressing the role of religion and religious principals in governing the nation.

Top Christian Scholars to be Featured in New Lecture Series

Top Christian Scholars to be Featured in New Lecture Series

The Center for the Study of Law and Religion (CSLR) at Emory University has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the McDonald Agape Foundation to create a new lecture series designed to showcase the world¿s preeminent Christian scholars on law, politics, and society.