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Religious Pluralism in America:
The American Muslim Experience


CSPC is committed to strengthening the American principals of religious liberty and tolerance in an increasingly diverse religious landscape.  To that end, we strive to educate the public about the (often turbulent) evolution of these principles, how they became underlying ideals of American society, and the critical role they play in America’s democratic system and civil society.

Summit on the American Muslim Experience: In partnership with the Washington National Cathedral, CSPC convened a summit and public forum on Religious Diversity in America: The Muslim Experience on October 23, 2012.  Supported by a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the summit brought together leading scholars and interfaith practitioners to identify opportunities for strengthening religious tolerance and interfaith civility.  The public forum convened in the evening following the summit in the National Cathedral nave.  To watch a video of the public forum, click here.

Video on Religious Freedom and Tolerance: In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, CSPC commissioned a short film titled One Nation: Recapturing America’s Spirit of Unity.  This video examines the critical contribution of religious tolerance to American society, with a special focus on America’s Muslim citizens.