Religious Freedom Center > imprisoned journalists
Madison, whose birthday the nation largely ignores every year on March 16, would be appalled to see the true meaning of religious freedom, the great cause of his life, lost in the din of charge and counter-charge in our increasingly ugly political arena.
Emerging and established religious leaders are exposed to a variety of constitutional and human rights frameworks to examine rule of law approaches to religion and public life. The religious diversity of the participants will help the instructors to simulate private forums for religious leaders to practice guiding principles for civic life.
Emerging and established journalists are exposed to a wide range of contemporary religious topics that cut across a wide variety of religious traditions. In partnership with leaders from the Religion Newswriters Association, these courses educate journalists in the best practices for reporting on religion.
The Religion & Education curriculum exposes teachers and school administrators to some of the most common religious freedom issues currently found in public, charter, private, parochial and home schools. Courses will also explore the legal rights and boundaries of students’ and teachers’ religious expression in public schools.