Adjunct Professor Discusses Religion, Freedom and Politics

OGDEN, Utah – Nathan Rives, adjunct history professor at Weber State University, will address the past and present meaning of religious liberty and the concept of religion in politics at 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the Lindquist Alumni Center Garden Room.

In the lecture, “To Make Caesar Serve God: Religious Liberty, Truth, and Error in Early National Massachusetts,” Rives will discuss tax-supported religion in Massachusetts during the 1800s as well as America’s mixed views about the boundaries of church and state.

The presentation is sponsored by the WSU Alumni Association, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and the Department of History.

This lecture is free to the public. For more information about the lecture and upcoming presentations, visit

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