Why School Prayer Matters
7 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2020
Date Written: , 2020
Recently President Trump has been emphasizing the importance of school prayer and promising “big action” on the subject. Although the President’s understanding and intentions are difficult to discern, his statements provide an occasion for remembering the audacity of the Supreme Court’s school prayer decisions, and their transformative significance not only for the jurisprudence of church and state but for the national self-understanding.
Keywords: School Prayer, Engel v.Vitale,
JEL Classification: K10
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