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Thomas Jefferson's legacy and religious freedom: Part 1

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Thomas Jefferson's legacy and religious freedom: Part 1

Andrew O'Shaughnessy, Peter Onuf, Rabbi David Saperstein, Mustafa Akyol, Charles Mathewes, Kathleen Flake, John Ragosta

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9:00am–9:10am – Welcome by Leslie Greene Bowman, president of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, and Bill Antholis, executive director, The Miller Center

9:10am–10:15am – Panel 1: Jefferson’s Legacy on Religion in the Public Square

Moderator: Andrew O’Shaughnessy, vice president of Monticello and director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation

Peter Onuf, professor emeritus, department of history, University of Virginia

John Ragosta, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and author of Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, America's Creed

 

10:30am–12:00pm – Panel 2: The State of Religious Freedom Around the World

Moderator: Charles Mathewes, professor of religious studies, University of Virginia

Rabbi David Saperstein, President Obama’s ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

Mustafa Akyol, senior fellow at Wellesley College’s Freedom Project and author of The Islamic Jesus

Kathleen Flake, Bushman Chair of Mormon Studies, University of Virginia

When
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
9:00AM - 12:00PM (EDT)
Where
Montalto
931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Speakers
Andrew O'Shaughnessy

Andrew O'Shaughnessy

Vice President of Monticello, and Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation

Peter Onuf

Peter Onuf

Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Virginia

David Saperstein

Rabbi David Saperstein

President Obama's Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Mustafa Akyol

Mustafa Akyol

Senior Fellow at Wellesley College's Freedom Project and author of The Islamic Jesus

Charles Mathewes

Charles Mathewes

Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia 

Kathleen Flake

Kathleen Flake

Bushman Chair of Mormon Studies, University of Virginia Religious Studies Department

John Ragosta

John Ragosta

John Ragosta, Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Oberlin College, and author of Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia’s Religious Dissenters Helped to Win the American Revolution & Secured Religious Liberty and Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed