The Separation Of The Church Essay

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The separation of the church actually consists the non intervention of the church into state affair, laws and rules. At the beginning the state and church separation was for establishing the friendly limits of the interference of the church in matters of the state, but also to limit the interference of the state in church matters. This wasn’t to separate those two domains completely but it was more on the favor of the church, to protect the church for the liberty of worship without any preference or privilege of a particular religion, to no attribute to the nation only one religion, but accept the multiple other individuals to have “the free will” to choose to believe or not. In short, it was established for the free exercise of religion.

And James Wilson, who signed the Declaration and the Constitution for Pennsylvania, pointed out that “Far from being rivals or enemies, religion and law are twin sisters, friends and mutual assistants. Indeed, these two sciences run into each other. The divine law, as discovered by reason and the moral sense, forms an essential part of both.” Dr. Benjamin Rush, a Signer of the Declaration and a leading thinker of the period, said that, “The only foundation for a Republic is to be laid in Religion. Without this, there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty,” without looking at the spiritual side of the church.
The religion is today prohibited in the state. It is totally prohibited in the public place such as school,…

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