Religion in Early Virginia
The Virginia colony was not the bastion of religious freedom that later colonies became.
Religion and Revolution
Some of the earliest dissent over England's established authority happened in religion's realm.
The Anglican Church in Virginia
The long arm of the Anglican church reaches into public and private aspects of colonial life and law.
Statute for Religious Freedom
Thomas Jefferson's Act for Establishing Religious Freedom first appeared in the form of a 1779 Williamsburg broadside.