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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.

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. 

Declaration of separation between church and state by Thomas Jefferson

Declaration of separation between church and state by Thomas Jefferson

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 12:00am

The phrase "separation between church & state" is generally traced to a January 1, 1802, letter by Thomas Jefferson, address

The Political Theology of Martin Luther King Jr

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

This event consists of panels conducted through the day. Topics considered include MLK’s theological training and perspective, his role in and criticisms of American civil religion, and his views on foreign affairs.

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