Category: Volume 7 Issue 7.2

The United States First Amendment and Religious Freedom

Written by Liam Blackshaw, Edited by Nathaniel Robinson. In an 1802 letter to the Danbury Baptists of Connecticut, Thomas Jefferson spoke of a ‘wall of separation between church and State’, which guaranteed the religious freedom of the Baptists despite their…

Nichiren in Medieval Japan and his Legacy

Written by Dmitry Filippov. Edited by Nathaniel Robinson. The rise of the samurai in the late 12th century heralded profound change for religious life in medieval Japan. The nadir of the Imperial court’s opulent and refined culture and way of…

The 9th Century Papacy and the divorce of Lothar II

Written by Alex Traves. Edited by Nathaniel Robinson. Lothar II was King of Lotharingia, the lands between modern day France and Germany, between 855 and 869. His father, Lothar I, had been the Holy Roman Emperor, and while he was…