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US Religious Freedom

An Inconvenient Truth: More Religious Freedom Means Less Religious Conflict

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

The price of freedom, religious liberty scholars suggest, sometimes requires allowing the building of a mosque near the spot where terrorists motivated by Islam committed mass murder or permitting the public burning of holy books.

God And Country: America's True History Of Religious Tolerance

Smithsonian Magazine | Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The idea that the United States has always been a bastion of religious freedom is reassuring -- and utterly at odds with the historical record....