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A look back at how the founding fathers struggled to assign religion its proper place in society and why the balance they struck remains critical today.
- Jon Meacham editor, Newsweek and co-moderator of "On Faith," an interactive conversation on religion at washingtonpost.com; Author of "American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers and the Making of a Nation."
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