The relationship between religion and state remains a central question for society. The community of believers that is a church, synagogue, mosque or other group is a self-associated people of faith. The state is the politically authorized agent of the society. We might say a church (to pick a common term) is the domain of religion, the state the domain of civil society. This is a draft of an article titled Religion in the Classroom in Germany and the United States, by Edward J. Eberle that is forthcoming in Vol. 81 Tul. L. Rev. (2006). Posted with the permission of the Tulane Law Review, which holds the copyright.
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Germany, United States
Eberle, Edward J., "Religion and State in the Classroom: Germany and the United States" (2005). Roger Williams University School of Law Faculty Papers. Paper 4.