Back to the Roots: The Founders & the Separation of Church and State

By |2019-10-30T12:31:38-05:00October 1st, 2016|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Christianity, Constitution, History, Thomas Jefferson|

The cry, “That violates the separation of church and state!” has been the centerpiece of the secularist drive to marginalize Christianity in the public sphere since the 1940s. The real—and often neglected—question is what precisely that separation means and how it should be interpreted and applied. […]