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A resource for education, respectful dialogue, and mutual understanding for people of all faith traditions - or none
Howard W. Jones Jr., M.D., Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School, will speak at Virginia Wesleyan College. The title of Dr. Jones’s talk is “When Did You Become a Person?” This presentation constitutes the inaugural lecture for the Justine L. Nusbaum Lectureship.
Program Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013, at 12:00 noon in the Pearce Hospitality Suite
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that employers who offer health insurance must cover a range of preventive services for women, including contraception. Since November 2011, dozens of lawsuits have been filed against the ACA... [read more]
"Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy...[read more]
“A rising tide of restrictions on religion spread across the world between mid-2009 and mid-2010,” including the United States. This is the conclusion of a comprehensive report by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released in September 2012 ... [read more]
This highly regarded work stems from the Center's Fall 2007 Symposium on religious freedom in colonial Virginia
University of Virginia Press, March 2011.
Explore the texts of several important historical and contemporary documents addressing religious liberty.
Dr. Brian J. Grim, Senior Researcher and Director of Cross-National Data at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, will deliver the Fall 2013 Cookson Religious Freedom Lecture entitled “The Global Decline of Religious Freedom".
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in Monumental Chapel.
“Voices of Faith” is a monthly discussion concerning current events and news reports as they relate to various Faith communities. Panelists appear each month with moderator Jim Bergdoll for this 30 minute dialogue.