Editor's Note: "The Wall of Separation" today is re-posting an item that originally appeared on July 4, 2011. Happy Independence Day!
Last week, I gave a talk about church-state history at my wife’s church. I called my speech “The ‘Christian Nation’ Myth.”
Although I’m not an attorney, I laid out the case against the idea that the United States is some sort of officially Christian nation as one would in a courtroom, by marshaling the evidence. I put forth the following points: Read more