- How can it be unconstitutional for government to establish a religion when the constitution hasn’t even defined religion?
- And isn’t it important to define religion so as to determine whether something is a "religion" for Establishment Clause purposes?
Here’s a typical outmoded definition of religion as found in Wikipedia: A religion is a set of common beliefs and practices generally held by a group of people, often codified as prayer, ritual, and religious law. Religion also encompasses ancestral or cultural traditions, writings, history, and mythology, as well as personal faith and mystic experience. The term “religion” refers to both the personal practices related to communal faith and to group rituals and communication stemming from shared conviction.
- But what if some religions believe that their religious law must be the only law of the land?
- How can America deal with a political system (inimical to American freedoms) that is hidden inside a religion? ...
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