Religion and politics. Inject either of these subjects into idle conversation and it quickly turns to contentious debate. In America, religion and politics are almost inseparable. Contrary to our idealized assumptions, the “wall of separation” has cracks. Read features that discuss Choctaw statesman Peter Pitchlynn and tribal law, the emphasis on math and science in public schools, and a minister who preaches the politics of the gospel.
Authors and contributors: Mark Slouka, Bert Seabourn, Marcia Haag, Henry Willis, Adam Goodheart, Dr. Allen D. Hertzke, and Martin H. Belsky.Download OH Magazine | Summer 2011