Jonathan Chaplin is Director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics, Cambridge, UK, and a member of the Cambridge University Divinity Faculty. He is a Senior Fellow of the Canadian Christian think-tank Cardus, for which he writes regularly. Formerly he was Associate Professor of Political Theory at the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto and Visiting Lecturer in Christian Social and Political Philosophy at the VU University, Amsterdam. He has lectured and written widely on many themes in Christian political thought. His publications include God and Global Order: The Power of Religion in American Foreign Policy, God and Government, ,Talking God: The Legitimacy of Religious Public Reasoning, and Multiculturalism: A Christian Retrieval. He has also written on religion and secularism for the Guardian.