The Mughal Empire and Islam: Study of Religion

The history of the Mughals empire is often dismissed as a series of dynastic coups and revolts, but the historical record shows a far more complex history.The first Muslim rulers of the Islamic period were the Muhajirs (literally, “people of the book”), who ruled the empire from 1456 to 1459.These rulers ruled for two decades, […]

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How Catholicism is getting secularized

Catholicism is coming under increasing attack from the secularists and progressives, who see it as an embodiment of the worst elements of American society.From the Pope to the Archbishop of Canterbury to prominent liberals like Rep. John Lewis, it is the ultimate faith, and it is getting more and more secularized.The Catholic Church’s global outreach […]

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How to bring the global religion conversation to your desk

Religion is the most pervasive and influential factor in shaping our society and politics, but it’s also the most difficult to quantify.It’s a topic of immense cultural and political importance, so it’s worth looking at its relative contributions to our understanding of the world, and how they could be more widely shared.Religion’s impact in the […]

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