Re: Church-State -- some history

From: Howard J. Van Till <hvantill@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Fri May 28 2004 - 09:47:44 EDT

On 5/28/04 5:44 AM, "William Hamilton" <whamilton51@comcast.net> wrote:

> The downside
> (one of them) to secular government is that it
> is very likely that in its zeal to show favoritism to no one religion
> over another, the government will give the impression -- especially in
> the schools -- that religion is irrelevant.

;) Without doubt, institutional religion and national government are
highly relevant to one another. Both are humanly constructed institutions
that serve to regulate the behavior of their members. Each can be of
significant benefit to its constituency, but when the two become one, watch
out!

hvt
Received on Fri May 28 10:16:30 2004

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