Study Finds Muslim-Majority Countries Lack, but Hold Surprising Potential For, Religious Freedom

In his newest research, Daniel Philpott, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, examines conditions in 47 Muslim-majority countries and considers a question at the center of intense public debate: Is Islam hostile to religious freedom?

Philpott finds that the Muslim world, considered in the aggregate, is largely lacking in religious freedom, but when looked at up close, contains important islands of religious freedom as well as the potential for expanding religious freedom.

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February 1, 2019

Global AffairsReligion and PhilosophyCollege of Arts and LettersJames PhilpottKellogg Institute for International StudiesKeough School of Global AffairsKroc Institute for International Peace StudiesNanovic Institute for European StudiesPolitical ScienceReligion