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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 Maryland Toleration Act

The Maryland Toleration Act

Repeats every week 10 times.
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00am

A law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians.

The Maryland Toleration Act

The Maryland Toleration Act

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00am

A law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians.

The Maryland Toleration Act

The Maryland Toleration Act

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00am

A law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians.

The Maryland Toleration Act

The Maryland Toleration Act

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00am

A law mandating religious tolerance for Trinitarian Christians.

The Maryland Toleration Act

The Maryland Toleration Act

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Sunday, June 23, 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".

Roger Williams

Roger Williams birthday

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 12:13pm

Roger Williams was a political and religious leader known as his strong stance on the separation of church and state and founding the colony of Rhode Island.