Paul Marshall

Senior Fellow, Center for Religious Freedom

At A Glance:

Paul Marshall is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. He is also the Wilson Distinguished Professor of Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, and the author of more than 20 books on religion and politics. 

Biography

Paul Marshall is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom. He is also the Wilson Distinguished Professor of Religious Freedom at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, and a research professor in political science.

Marshall is the author and editor of more than 20 books on religion and politics, especially religious freedom, including Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians (2013, with Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea), Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes Are Choking Freedom Worldwide (2011, with Nina Shea), Blind Spot: When Journalists Don’t Get Religion (2009), Religious Freedom in the World (2007), Radical Islam’s Rules: The Worldwide Spread of Extreme Sharia Law (2005), The Rise of Hindu Extremism (2003), Islam at the Crossroads (2002), God and the Constitution (2002), The Talibanization of Nigeria (2002), Massacre at the Millennium (2001), Religious Freedom in the World (2000), Egypt’s Endangered Christians (1999), Just Politics (1998), Heaven Is Not My Home (1998), A Kind of Life Imposed on Man (1996), and the best-selling, award-winning survey of religious persecution worldwide Their Blood Cries Out (1997).

He is the author of several hundred articles, and his writings have been translated into Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Ukrainian. He is in frequent demand for lectures and media appearances, including interviews on ABC Evening News; CNN; PBS; Fox; the British, Australian, Canadian, South African, and Japanese Broadcasting Corporations; and Al Jazeera. His work has been published in, or is the subject of, articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor, First Things, New Republic, Weekly Standard, Reader’s Digest, and many other newspapers and magazines.

 

Events
10
December 2018
Past Event
Needed Now More Than Ever: The International Religious Freedom Act of 1998
Featured Speakers:
Samuel Brownback
Frank R. Wolf
Thomas L. Gallagher
Nina Shea
Kristina Arriaga
Paul Marshall
Hillel Fradkin
Elizabeth Prodromou
Erin Rodewald
Lou Ann Sabatier
Katrina Lantos Swett
(Photo by Ibrahim Ezzat/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
10
December 2018
Past Event
Needed Now More Than Ever: The International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

Experts discuss the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

Monday 6:45 - 8:30AM
(Photo by Ibrahim Ezzat/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Samuel Brownback
Frank R. Wolf
Thomas L. Gallagher
Nina Shea
Kristina Arriaga
Paul Marshall
Hillel Fradkin
Elizabeth Prodromou
Erin Rodewald
Lou Ann Sabatier
Katrina Lantos Swett
08
February 2011
Past Event
Egypt, Its Revolution and Future: How Should the U.S. Respond?
Featured Speakers:
Nina Shea
Douglas J. Feith
Paul Marshall
Lee Smith
Samuel Tadros
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08
February 2011
Past Event
Egypt, Its Revolution and Future: How Should the U.S. Respond?

With Mubarak's reign in Egypt all but over, policy makers in the U.S. and around the globe are seeking to understand why Egypt's government proved so

Tuesday 5:00 - 6:30AM
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Featured Speakers:
Nina Shea
Douglas J. Feith
Paul Marshall
Lee Smith
Samuel Tadros
26
January 2011
Past Event
How Necessary Is Christianity to European Identity?
Featured Speakers:
Nina Shea
Paul Marshall
Marcello Pera
George Weigel
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26
January 2011
Past Event
How Necessary Is Christianity to European Identity?

Once the heart of Christendom, Europe now is increasingly a secularist culture. While many states retain Christian symbols on their flags and offici

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Featured Speakers:
Nina Shea
Paul Marshall
Marcello Pera
George Weigel
15
March 2010
Past Event
Perspectives on Sudan'’s Upcoming Elections
Featured Speakers:
Paul Marshall
Dave Peterson,
Gafar O. Kangam,
Khalid Gerais,
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15
March 2010
Past Event
Perspectives on Sudan'’s Upcoming Elections

In April, Sudan is scheduled to hold national elections in the midst of a tense peace between North and South and an ongoing conflict in the western p

Monday 8:30 - 9:30AM
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Featured Speakers:
Paul Marshall
Dave Peterson,
Gafar O. Kangam,
Khalid Gerais,