‘Church, State and the Birth of Liberty’

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Join award-winning author John M. Barry for a provocative and timely discussion of Roger Williams, the 17th century pioneer in religious freedom.

The program begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., in the Knight Conference Center.

Barry’s latest book, Roger Williams: The Creation of the American Soul, is a revelatory look at the shaping of religious liberty, political power, and individual rights in America. Barry is the author of five books, including the best-selling The Great Influenza.

The event is sponsored by the Religious Freedom Education Project and Wesley Theological Seminary.

To RSVP, contact <a href=”mailto:ahampton@freedomforum.org”>Ashlie Hampton.</a>

The Religious Freedom Education Project is a nonpartisan initiative in Washington, D.C., focused on educating the American public about the religious-liberty principles of the First Amendment.