Joy Hakim lecture: Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy in America

Author: Joy Hakim

This is the recorded lecture and Q & A session hosted by the Abrahamic Initiative ( on January 26, 2014. Here is the event description:

In 1779, Thomas Jefferson introduced the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom to the Virginia General Assembly. It took more than seven years for the proposed document to be adopted into law. Author Joy Hakim spoke on why the US has not had a religious war and the importance of this long-forgotten Virginia document, which was a vita…more


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