The Uses of History
In recent years, a number of public school districts have posted the Ten Commandments in prominent places. The courts have declared this practice to be in violation of the Establishment Clause, since it seems to put a government agency (a public school) in the position of endorsing religion. However, school districts have continued in this practice. (AP/World Wide Photos)
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Publication information: Book title: To Serve God and Mammon:Church-State Relations in American Politics. Contributors: Ted G. Jelen - Author. Publisher: Westview Press. Place of publication: Boulder, CO. Publication year: 2000. Page number: Not available.
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