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“To bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.” We must show respect for each other’s religious beliefs, even those most different from our own – so long as those ideas are lawful and contribute to a peaceful society.



The Influence of International Religious Freedom on U.S. Foreign Policy

The Role of International Religious Freedom in U.S. Foreign Policy

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 5:15pm to 6:30pm

In an era when states around the world have abused blasphemy laws and other restrictions to discriminate against peoples of diverse faiths and beliefs, it is important to discuss the U.S.

"Second Stage” of the International Religious Freedom Ministerial

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 8:30pm to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

The International Religious Freedom Roundtable & the Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom are proud to present the first-ever “Second Stage” of the International Religious Freedom Ministerial.

Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:00am

The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, arguably one of the most consequential amendments to this day that addresses citizenship rights including Rel

The Rhode Island Royal Charter Approval

The Rhode Island Royal Charter Approval

Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 12:00am

The Rhode Island Royal Charter was sealed by King Charles II, King of England in July 1663.

George Mason

The first declaration of rights by George Mason

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 12:00am

In 1776, the Virginia Convention, assembled in Williamsburg, unanimously adopts George Mason’s declaration of rights.

Treaty of Tripoli

Treaty of Tripoli

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:00am

Treaty of Tripoli was signed by President Adams on June 10, 1797  that included the following statement: "As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Chri

The Maryland Toleration Act

The Maryland Toleration Act

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am

A law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians.

Spinoza's Challenge to Jewish Thought

Spinoza's Challenge to Jewish Thought

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join us to celebrate

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson birthday

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 12:00am

Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809.  He

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Liberal Pluralism and Democratic Monism: Two Perspectives on the First Amendment

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The talk will examine two lines of argument about the First Amendment, Liberal Pluralism and Democratic Monism, which can be traced the genesis of political thought in Plato and Aristotle.

James Madison

James Madison's Birthday

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 12:00am

March 16th marks the anniversary of James Madison's birth who is known as the "Father of the Constitution" for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the "United States Constitution and the Bil

By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam

Film Screening and Discussion

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

We are delighted to welcome Zareena Grewal , filmmaker and professor at Yale University, who will discuss her new documentary, By the Dawn’s Early Light: Chris Jackson’s Journey to Islam.

Religious Freedom and U.S Foreign Policy

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom and the George Washington University Museum & the Textile Museum are delighted to welcome Samuel D. Brownback,U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, to deliver the talk on "Religious Freedom and US foreign policy", celebrating the opening of the Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms Exihibt at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.

Is There An Alternative to Religious Freedom?

Is There An Alternative to Religious Freedom?

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The Loeb Institute is delighted to welcome Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins, whose talk will examine contemporary critiques of the concept of religious freedom.

First President, First Freedom: Religious Freedom and Washington’s Election

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

A Conference Sponsored by the Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom and the Museum of the Bible on "First President, First Freedom: Religious Freedom and Washington’s Election".

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