Celebrating Religious Freedom and the Common Good

On November 15, 2016, the Religious Freedom Institute and the Religious Freedom Project of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University co-hosted a private dinner to celebrate six years of the Religious Freedom Project and the launch of the Religious Freedom Institute. 

The dinner came at the conclusion of the day-long Religious Freedom Project Symposium highlighting the accomplishments of thirteen scholars around the theme of: Religious Freedom and the Common Good.

Senator Ben Sasse gave the keynote address at the daylong symposium and shared additional remarks at the private dinner, highlighting the need for both intellectual scholarship and practical application of religious freedom.

Also at the dinner, Tim Shah moderated a panel discussion with Robert Wilken, Allen Hertzke, and Rebecca Shah discussing the philosophical and practical impact that religious freedom has around the world.