Fabric of our Lives

Kind of riffing on my post “Any Different” from the other day; was startled to consider that the president thinks this is true: Here in America, Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding. While I was struggling to remember how Islam was woven into … Continue reading

Separation of Church and State?

During the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Ben Franklin–no overtly religious man himself–asked for the floor, and, addressing George Washington, offered one of the most remarkable observations in American history: “In this situation of this Assembly, groping as it were in the dark to find political truth, and scarce able to … Continue reading