Paul J. Weithman (NHC Fellow, 2000–01)

Project Title

Religion and the Obligations of Citizenship

University of Notre Dame

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2000–01

Paul J. Weithman rewrote four chapters of his book, entitled Religion and the Obligations of Citizenship (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming, 2002). He wrote a paper, entitled "Full Membership and the Duties of Citizenship," that he delivered at a conference inaugurating the Center for Religion, Morality and Law at Wake Forest University Law School and a conference on "Religion and the Public Life of Pluralistic Democracies" at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt; it will appear in the Wake Forest Law Review 36 (2001) and in a publication of the proceedings from the Goethe-Universität conference. He wrote another paper, entitled "The Prospects of the Disabled in a Liberal Society," that he delivered at a conference at the University of Notre Dame; he has been invited to submit it for consideration by the Journal for Medicine and Philosophy.