Michael Meyerson on Freedom of Religion: The Framers’ Extraordinary Compromise

Michael Meyerson on Freedom of Religion: The Framers’ Extraordinary Compromise

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In his second and final presentation for the 2014 Walter B. and Kay W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State, Michael Meyerson discusses how the Framers of our Constitution worked to ensure religious liberty in the United States.

A professor of law and Piper & Marbury Faculty Fellow at the University of Baltimore, Meyerson is also the author of three books, including Endowed by Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America, and numerous law review articles and book chapters.

The 2014 Shurden Lectures were held on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. To learn more about the annual event, visit www.BJConline.org/lectures.

Click here to watch the video of this lecture.

Visit the BJC’s iTunes channel for a downloadable version of this lecture and other BJC podcasts.

Click here for the podcast of his first lecture: “The False Divide: Religious Support for Separation of Church and State”
Click here for the video of lecture #1.

Click here for a complete wrap-up of the 2014 Shurden Lectures, from the April 2014 Report from the Capital.