The Tocqueville Program fosters the study of the role of religion in America’s constitutional republic.

Through public lectures, debates, conferences, and fellowships, the Tocqueville Program seeks to nurture informed conversation, learning and scholarship about the fundamental principles of a decent and just political regime with a particular focus on religious liberty.

Recent Debate

On Thursday, September 7, 2017, Ryan Anderson and John Corvino spoke on their new book (co-authored with Sherif Girgis), "Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination."

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Upcoming Lecture

New York Times bestseller Rod Dreher presents his recent book, The Benedict Option.
Lecture and book signing on Thursday evening, October 26, 2017.

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Our Fellows

Fellows receive special invitations to meet, network, and dine with guests and scholars visiting Notre Dame.

Meet Our Fellows