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"One Nation under God"

Abraham Lincoln was the first President to use the phrase, "This nation under God." It inspired President Eisenhower, in 1954, to add the words ...

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Passing the Buck

Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny; they have only shifted it to another shoulder.

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To Be a Spoke in the Wheel of State

There are three possible ways in which the church can act toward the state:

In the first place, it can ask the state whether its actions are legitimate ...

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Religious Faith Is No Secret Vice

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said:

Church and state would not be such a difficult subject if religion were, as the Court apparently thinks it to ...

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Righteousness Exalts a Nation

Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just.

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National Idolatry

The chief impediment to religious liberty in our generation is the renewed effort to make of the United States a theocracy rather than the constitutional ...

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The Right Relationship of Church and State

The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state.

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A Nation Built on Hope

This nation was built by the power of hope. No painter ever set brush to canvas, no writer ever set pen to paper, no builder ever set brick on brick, ...

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Not Strange Bedfellows

Many "sophisticated" political and social commentators complain that issues like school prayer are "distractions" having nothing to ...

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Religion and Politics

The problem isn't how to keep religion out of politics but how to subject political life to spiritual criticism without losing sight of the tension ...

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