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Separation of Church and State Vs. In God We Trust

I am trying to figure out how “Under God”, and In God We Trust” don’t fall afoul of the whole Separation of Church and State. … 316 more words


 Hobby Lobby’s Actions Refute Its Hype

Wholly Holy Hobby Lobby – taking its demand to impose its beliefs upon its employees all the way to the Supreme Court — paid for full-page ads in the Independence Day editions of the OKC and Lawton papers touting its desire for an American Theocracy, where the values of good folks like themselves could keep the rest of us in line. 1,096 more words

Longing for Life

Here’s one for a long and ongoing conversation. Ordet is a 1955 Danish film (and 1956 Golden Globe award winner for Best Foreign Language Film) about a family living in a small town in Jutland, where the division between the organized state church and a conversionist sect becomes the catalyst for everyone’s crisis of faith. 916 more words


Church & State

“I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ‘make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,’ thus building a wall of separation between Church & State.” …

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Catholicism and intellectual freedom

The charge has often been, and sometimes still is made that Catholics cannot be fully loyal citizens of any nation or Empire – or even a secular organization, because their primary loyalty lies elsewhere. 725 more words


Jury Duty?

I suppose of all modern problems, serving on a jury rates pretty low on the list. Never-the-less, the envelope that carries my jury duty summons has to rate at the very top of my least favorite to receive. 864 more words


Thomas Jefferson & the Bible

A New York Times opinion piece commented on Thomas Jefferson and the Bible. This blog entry offers citations to several books related to the topic. We also own the book by the two contributors. 629 more words

Church And State