2008-2009 Interfaith Speaker Series: Public Funding and Religious Expression: Where Do You Draw the Line?
How should the free exercise of religion be balanced when some aspect of the activity or institution is publicly funded? This series explores this policy concern by considering three topics: political campaigning by or within tax-exempt religious communities; support for religious services and a religious presence in the military; and support for religious student groups at public universities.
Should University Antidiscrimination Rules Apply to Religious Student Groups? (May 2009)Conversation with:
Nelson Tebbe, Associate Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
Rev. Martin I. Esguerra, M.Id., Campus Minister/Chaplain
Religion in the Military: Accommodation or Promotion? (November 2008)Conversation with:
Prof. Robert Tuttle, David R. & Sherry Kirschner Berz Research Professor of Law & Religion, George Washington Law School
Rabbi Harold L. Robinson, Rear Admiral CHC USN Ret, Director of the Jewish Welfare Board-Jewish Chaplains Council
Pulpit Politics: Election Year Pitfalls and Opportunities (September 2008)Conversation with:
Mark E. Chopko, Esq., Chair of the Nonprofit and Religious Organizations Practice Group, Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP; Former General Counsel of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Rev. Alfonso Wyatt, Fund for the City of New York, ordained minister on the staff of The Greater Allen Cathedral of New York