Podcast: Group ontology and religious freedom with the New Books Network

Recently, Ryan Shelton (@ryoldfashioned), a host of the New Books Network (NBN), interviewed me for the network’s New Books in Christian Studies channel. I came across the NBN through Twitter and was immediately impressed by their user experience (clean, intelligent) and remit (to raise the level of public discourse by introducing scholars to a wideContinue reading “Podcast: Group ontology and religious freedom with the New Books Network”

Essay: Corporate personhood is a moral distraction

For hundreds and even thousands of years, legal concepts like corporate personhood have contributed positively to the economic and political organisation of our lives, allowing us (for example) to contract with hundreds of individuals simultaneously should they coordinate together under one corporate entity. A reduction in transaction costs and an increase in efficiency are butContinue reading “Essay: Corporate personhood is a moral distraction”

Video: What is corporate religious liberty? And writing updates

In early December, Blackfriars Oxford hosted a panel event to discuss my book on corporate religious liberty. You can find the full recording below. In the first 20 minutes or so, I discuss questions and themes raised in the book. Afterward, Professor Robert J. Matava (Christendom College) and Brett Bertucio (Wisconsin-Madison) share their thoughts. It’sContinue reading “Video: What is corporate religious liberty? And writing updates”

Book launch at Blackfriars Oxford

Recently, Blackfriars Hall — one of the Permanent Private Halls of the University and my college home in Oxford — hosted a book event for my thesis-turned-monograph, A Christian Approach to Corporate Religious Liberty. I’m most grateful to Blackfriars (especially Dr Clare Broome Saunders, Fr Bruno Clifton and Kinga RĂ³na-Gabnai) for their encouragement and logisticalContinue reading “Book launch at Blackfriars Oxford”