Has American swung too far to the right or to the left in the debate between the separation of church and state? Why?

Now that you have completed the final part of our course, you are to select one of the following questions and submit a reasoned, researched, and documented answer by the end of this week.

  1. Has American swung too far to the right or to the left in the debate between the separation of church and state?  Why?
  2. What is your assessment of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights movement? What impact has it had upon the religious landscape of America?
  3. How would you define the status of religion in America today?  Are we still ‘one nation, under God’ or a nation that has lost its religious moorings?  Discuss.

As you respond to the question, remember to support your answer with researched examples. This will be an important factor in your grade. Your response should be 1-2 pages long and inlcude citations for any resources used. You citations must reflect APA style.

Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates.

Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.doc” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date. An example is shown below.

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