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Paul Marshall

Senior Fellow, Center for Religious Freedom

Paul Marshall is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom and the author and editor of more than twenty 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 Russian, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Danish, Albanian, Japanese, Malay, Korean, Arabic, Farsi, and Chinese. 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 St. 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.


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Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians

Canada's May 2nd National Election: Time for Political Reform?

Egypt, Its Revolution and Future: How Should the U.S. Respond?

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Paul Marshall quoted in New York Times on the persecution of Iraq’s religious minorities

Paul Marshall quoted in ABC Online (Australia) on terrorists targeting Christians

Paul Marshall quoted on WND on the U.S. government’s stance on religious persecution abroad

Paul Marshall quoted in Wall Street Journal on the persecution of Christians worldwide

Paul Marshall quoted in Christian Post on the contemporary persecution of Christians

Paul Marshall quoted in Christian Post on Boko Haram and radical Islam

Paul Marshall quoted in Voice of America on attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Paul Marshall quoted in The Washington Times on the persecution of Christians

Writing in the WSJ, Senator Marco Rubio names Persecuted: The Global Assault On Christians (ThomasNelson) his “favorite book of 2013.”