Why Religious Freedom? The Origins and Promise of U.S. International Religious Freedom Policy

Hosted by Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., USA, on February 25, 2008, this gathering was the first in a series of three symposia commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Passage of the International Religious Freedom Act.


  • International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University
  • The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown University
  • Council on Faith and International Affairs at the Institute for Global Engagement

  • the Council for America’s First Freedom

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