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Multi-Day Seminar: Religious Freedom in America: Historical Sources and Contemporary Issues (George Washington University, Washington DC)

July 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - July 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am

Sponsored by the Ambassador John L. Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom, George Washington University, and the Ashbrook Center, Ashland University, this summer course explores historical sources and contemporary issues related to religious freedom. Intensive Seminars will be devoted to topics including religious freedom and the American founding, the free exercise clause of the Constitution, and Islamic perspectives on religious freedom. In addition to the seminar, participants will enjoy a group trip to a relevant site (such as the Smithsonian) and have the opportunity to explore Washington, D.C. on their own. The course is held on George Washington University’s Mount Vernon Campus in the beautiful Palisades neighborhood. 

Lodging, breakfast and lunch will be provided. Participants will receive a $500 participation stipend to help defray the cost of transportation and dinners.

Discussion Leaders: David Tucker, Ashbrook Center Senior Fellow, and Samuel Goldman. Executive Director, Loeb Institute for Religious Freedom

Tour: “Religion in Early America” Exhibition at the National Museum of American History

Application Deadline: March 22, 2017

This program is limited to 20 participants. Participation is based on a competitive application process. Applicants must be current K-12 school teachers, with priority given to high school teachers

Registration Closed


July 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
July 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am
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