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Browse our timeline of significant dates and important figures in the history of religious freedom in the United States. 

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Loeb in the News

Video: To Bigotry No Sanction

What did George Washington and other Founders believe about religion? TO BIGOTRY NO SANCTION is a short film that addresses this and other questions.

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Loeb Institute Maps Religious Freedom

The CCAS Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom and Democracy launched a first-of-its-kind data framework ranking countries that protect religious rights—and those that restrict them.

Sam Goldman

Learning to Live with Nationalism?

In his new book, Samuel Goldman argues America works best not when we deny our nationalistic divide—but when we accept it. Nationalism isn’t resurgent, Goldman says. It has always been here.

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Nationalists Don’t See What Is Special About Our Biblical Nation

Does the Bible make us American? On one side of this debate stand those who see America as a “Christian nation.” On the other stand those who highlight religious skepticism among the founders and...

ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

Leading, Just Not by Example

This week’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom highlighted the tension between what the United States wishes to be and what it is.

Sam Goldman

Loeb Institute Director Named

Professor Samuel Goldman will lead the institute’s work on religious understanding.

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