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CSLR Research Projects

The Center for the Study of Law and Religion sponsors several research projects on discrete themes that have religion at their core but command the analysis of several other disciplines, not the least law and legal theory.  Most projects yield public forums and publications.  Larger projects are driven by a team of Emory senior fellows and scholars from other institutions; some consist of a series of multiyear initiatives, often with the generous support of both Emory University and external benefactors.

In Their Own Words

"Though attacked and wounded, fractured and dispersed, not all African American families were destroyed nor all bloodlines broken. Indeed many of hte writings in the Afro-Protestant Press may be interpreted as demonstrating that even when deliberately unraveled, African American families reknit themselves into kinship communities of families ... that in fact functioned effectively enough to teach self-esteem and to encourage resistance to enslavement, to offer some physical protection and practical advice, and to preserve and perpetuate cultural practices."

–Frances Smith Foster