Bread for the World Lobby Day: Faith Leaders in the Era of Trump

Photo: Rene Schwietzke The commonly cited metaphor by Thomas Jefferson, calls for the “separation of church and state,” which has been used to counter wide array of policy decisions. As we have seen with numerous policy proposals both past and present, religion is not always separated from affairs of the state. In fact, sometimes religion has been used to justify the passage of harmful legislation. So how do we find a balance of religious influence in politics that actually exemplifies the teachings of Christ while respecting our legislative process? This is a loaded question, one that will draw a wide...

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