John Inazu


John Inazu is the Sally D. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law and Religion, Washington University in St. Louis, and a senior fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, University of Virginia. He is the author of Confident Pluralism: Surviving and Thriving Through Deep Difference and Liberty’s Refuge: The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly

Law, Religion, and Confident Pluralism in the University

With our colleagues, and with our students, we have the space not only to express disagreement in more than tweets and sound bites, but also to probe the reasons underlying our disagreement.

The Incomprehensible Witness of Forgiveness

Meaningful social change requires the kind of social reconciliation that can only emerge through aggregated instances of both forgiveness and repentance.

Is Religious Freedom Imperiled?

Steven Smith’s newest book expresses greater pessimism about the current trajectory of religious freedom in America. But he may not be pessimistic enough.