church-state

'On Religion' flashback to 1998: Ten years of reporting on a church-state fault line

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since I a traveling, there was no new “On Religion” column this week. The following is a flashback to 1998 — the column’s 10th anniversary. ****** Back in the 1980s, I began to experien...

Ask any church-state lawyer and you'll hear that this is a hard question: What is religion?

THE QUESTION: What is religion? THE RELIGION GUY’S ANSWER: Oddly, “Religion Q&A” entered its ninth year online before getting around to this question. It’s not an easy one. During the tax season, ...