Center for the Study of Religious Freedom

Creating a civil society through education, respectful dialogue, and mutual understanding


Campaign 2016 & the Jewish Problem
Many American Jews have felt uneasy during the current presidential campaign, largely because of how Judaism has been the object of campaign rhetoric

Voices of Faith" Honored at VCIC Humanitarian Awards Dinner
The 52nd Annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities in South Hampton Roads was held on April 7. 

Robert C. Nusbaum Named Founding Fellow
Community civic leader recognized April 25 as Founding Fellow of the Center for the Study of Religious Freedom...more

"VWC Students Fight City Hall … and Win"
On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, Virginia Wesleyan College sophomore Dante Davis thanked Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim...more

VWC Students Go to DC. And Richmond. And the Norfolk City Council
The Center for the Study of Religious Freedom unveiled a new class this past winter session designed to give students the tools...more

Before Charlie Hebdo: Jacques Hébert, the Extermination of Christianity, and Religious Intolerance during the French Revolution
A blade falling from ten feet in the air, bluntly chopping off a nobleman’s head. A painting of a bloody battle scene...more

Not just splitting hairs…Religious obligation and prison security face off before Supreme Court
By all accounts, Abdul Maalik Muhammad has not been a particularly nice fellow. He is currently incarcerated in Arkansas for stabbing a former girlfriend ...more