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Separation of church and state

Posted by ESC on December 23, 2007

SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE - (CBS) "In God We Trust" is right there on all our coins and currency. To find the phrase "Wall of Separation," however, you must go not to the Constitution or the Bill of Rights, but to a letter President Thomas Jefferson wrote to Connecticut Baptists in 1802. His words have guided us ever since, but what, in practical terms, do they mean? "Drawing The Line Between Church And State: A Closer Look At The Long History Behind Politics and Religion In America" by Martha Teichner. CBS Sunday Morning, December 23, 2007. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/12/22/sunday/main3641753.shtml