The Role of the Mosque and the Challenge to the Church

The Role of the Mosque and the Challenge to the Church Sam Solomon April 14, 2010 Watch his speaker playlist here Sam Solomon, born and raised as a Muslim, had trained in Sharia law for 15 years before converting to … Continue reading



Update on Sudan: The Christian-Muslim Nexus

Update on Sudan: The Christian-Muslim Nexus Bishop Macram Max Gassis June 18, 2010 Watch his speaker playlist here Bishop Macram Max Gassis served as the head of the El Obeid Diocese, which includes the Nuba Mountains and Abyei in Sudan, … Continue reading



How Erdogan Consolidates Power: the Weaponization of Turkish Media and the Scapegoating of Minorities

How Erdoğan Consolidates Power: the Weaponization of Turkish Media and the Scapegoating of Minorities Aykan Erdemir October 17, 2018 Dr. Aykan Erdemir is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He is a former member of the … Continue reading



The Heart of Religious Freedom

The Heart of Religious Freedom Ambassador Sam Brownback October 3, 2018 Browse his speaker playlist here Sam Brownback was sworn in as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom on February 1, 2018. He served as Governor of Kansas from … Continue reading



The History of Jihad

The History of Jihad Robert Spencer 7:30 pm-8:45 pm (September 5, 2018) Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. He is the author of eighteen books, including the New … Continue reading



Ahmet Yayla

How Turkey Sees Its Role in the World and What it Means for the U.S.  Ahmet S. Yayla 7:30 pm-8:45 pm (April 25) Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: We’re delighted tonight to have back with us Dr. Ahmet Yayla who is … Continue reading



Mansour al-Hadj

What are the Prospects for Real Reform in Saudi Arabia? Mansour Al-Hadj July 11 Rough transcription: Robert R. Reilly: Our speaker tonight, as you know from the announcement, is Mansour Al-Hajj, who is the director of the Reform Project at … Continue reading



Immigration and the Preservation of European Culture

Immigration and the Preservation of European Culture Dr. László Szabó: Immigration and the Preservation of European Culture May 9, 2018 Transcript: Robert R. Reilly: Well I’m very happy to say we have another Renaissance man to speak to us tonight … Continue reading



Underestimating Sudan and What That Means to the Region, the U.S., and the World

Underestimating Sudan and What That Means to the Region, the U.S., and the World Faith McDonnell At the Institute of Religion and Democracy since 1993, Faith McDonnell is the Director of Religious Liberty Programs and of the Church Alliance for … Continue reading



Understanding Islamist Radical Terrorism

Understanding Islamist Radical Terrorism Wibawanto Nugroho September 21, 2017 Indonesia contains the world’s largest Muslim population. Yet insufficient attention has been paid to how it sees the threat of radical Islam, a subject that Wibawanto Nugroho has studied deeply. He has … Continue reading