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Timothy Samuel Shah is associate director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center For Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and visiting assistant professor in the Government Department at Georgetown University. He is a political scientist specializing in the relationship between religion and political freedom in theory, history, and contemporary practice. Shah is author of God’s Century: Resurgent Religion and Global Politics (W.W. Norton, 2011), with Monica Duffy Toft and Daniel Philpott, and is editor of an Oxford University Press series on “Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in the Global South” that has so far generated three volumes. His articles on religion and global politics have appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Journal of Democracy, the Review of Politics, and elsewhere.