Ron Capshaw is a journalist and freelance writer in Midlothian, Virginia.
Crossing the Rubicon
A Book Review . . .Reaganland: America’s Right Turn, 1976-1980. Rick Perlstein.Alarmed at what they…
When Thomas Paine died in 1809, Quakers, whom he identified with, refused his wish to be buried in one…
The separation of church and state was formulated by early Christians.
Religion and the Covid-19 Panic
Because of the worldwide nature of COVID-19, religious practice everywhere has been affected.
When the American Atheists organization attempted to set up a booth at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, not even their fervent support of limited government could secure them a spot.
Religion and the Show Trials
In one of his last novels, The Redhunter, chronicling the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy, William F. Buckley revealed that he had never jettisoned his contemporary support for the senator.
The War Within
In their cold war zeal, it now seems rather obvious that they violated the separation of church and state called for in the Constitution, and literally called on America to return to a historical period when the “church” was the government and vice versa.