Jack M. Balkin (Yale): The Distribution of Political Faith. Lucas Swaine (Dartmouth): Freedom of Thought, Religion, and Liberal Neutrality. Cecile Laborde on protecting freedom of religion in the secular age. A review of Secularism and Freedom of Conscience by Jocelyn Maclure and Charles Taylor. Find your way through the ethical thicket with Kenan Malik's step-by-step guide to the logic of tolerance. Can the religious beliefs of parents justify the nonconsensual cutting of their child’s genitals? A new federal court ruling represents an ominous legal trend — religious freedom is morphing into religious power. A. James Gregor on his book Totalitarianism and Political Religion: An Intellectual History. A look at why the management of religion is an inevitable part of modern government. A review of Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State by Robert Audi. We all think it's a good idea to keep religion away from politics, don't we? Peter Singer on the use and abuse of religious freedom (and a response). An interview with Martha Nussbaum, author of The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age (and more).