An understanding of the Marxist doctrine of the separation of church and state is urgently necessary, because there is a growing confusion between the Marxist view and the earlier American position.
What is Christian Reconstruction? Although the label may be new (and we are not arguing for labels), the presuppositions, worldview, theology, ethics, strategy and motive of Christian Reconstruction are as old as the Bible. Christian Reconstruction is neither new nor extreme; rather it is rooted in historical Christianity in general and in the Protestant Reformation in particular.
Someone once said that India is the most religious place on earth, and Sweden is the most secular. And the United States “is a nation of Indians, governed by Swedes.”
Americans have largely lost the original meaning of the word “liberal.”
The Culture War has been with us for a very long time. My own view is that it started in 1933 when the Humanist Manifesto, drawn up by young Unitarian ministers, declared war on orthodox Triune Christianity.
As U. S. Marines on the evening of November 6, 2004, prepared for their assault on the terrorist stronghold of Fallujah, a chaplain anointed them with holy oil. Heavy-metal Christian music played on loudspeakers. A young marine stood up to read a verse from the Bible: how King David overcame the Philistines.
Those who have lived in Virginia for any length of time, or studied its political history, realize that Virginia is really two states culturally and politically. Call it a blue state within a red state.
There is a lot of confusion about the separation of church and state. History has been rewritten to distort the clear intentions of our Founding Fathers, and the activist bent of the Supreme Court has set precedents based on political interests instead of the original intent of the Constitution.