Staying active

So, just in case you haven’t noticed, this blog is far from active.

At some point, I’m sure I’ll return to this space or something like it to put more thoughts out in the public, but not yet.

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Daniel Philpott | Can Forgiveness Be Made Safe for Politics?

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J. Paul Barker‘s insight:

A very insightful and thought-provoking lecture on the question of whether forgiveness has a place in international politics and transitional justice. 

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Stanford to start new religious liberty law clinic

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A new religious liberty law clinic at Stanford Law School, which administrators say is the first of its kind at a U.S. law school, was established with $1.6 million in seed funding from the Washington-based Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

J. Paul Barker‘s insight:

Always excited to see indviduals who are helping to raise the level of the discussion to help achieve better interaction and application of freedoms for individuals of all faiths to live in light of those faiths together in public. This looks like a great initiative. 

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A Moral Guide to Obama’s Foreign Policy

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“President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize address conveyed his moral vision of international affairs and laid the groundwork for the foreign policy successes of his first term. His foreign policy ethic has drawn from several moral languages, all of which he articulated clearly in Oslo.”

J. Paul Barker‘s insight:

A thoughtful look at the use of moral language and how it has played out in Obama’s tenure in office.

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