Do you have a church home? | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Do you have a church home?

Posted By on Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 7:34 AM

A report on the intertwining of church and state in Arkansas:

* Its unconstitutional state Constitution -- atheists are theoretically prohibited from holding public office.

* The legislature's past refusal to endorse the principle of separation of church and state.

* The quaint habit -- oft remarked by outsiders who encounter it -- of including religious preference in legislative biographies. (Since you asked: I was raised Methodist, now a member of a Presbyterian Church. Always try to attend on Easter.)

 


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (16)

Showing 1-16 of 16

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-16 of 16

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Arkansas: Land of .......

    Welcome to Arkansas: Land of cowardly politicians, discriminatory laws, inhumane turkey drops and lots and lots of Trump voters.
    • Oct 8, 2016
  • Antwan Phillips wants to make a difference in reducing Little Rock violence

    KARK/Fox 16's push to do something about Little Rock violence includes a spotlight on people trying to make a difference — in this episode Antwan Phillips, a lawyer at Wright, Lindsey and Jennings.
    • Aug 30, 2017
  • UPDATE: Hutchinson moves to cover himself on cut to War Memorial Stadium

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson apparently felt the burn from KARK's exclusive Tuesday night on his plans to cut state support of War Memorial Stadium in half beginning July 1, 2018. He has a so-far secret plan to make the stadium self-sustaining. We bet that doesn't include state support.
    • Oct 20, 2016

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation