Course detail: OSH038 - Faith of Our Founders
Prayer in public schools, the Ten Commandments on courthouse property, and nativity scenes at city hall—should these be permitted in American civic life? We've heard plenty from today's politicians and pundits. What were the views of the founders of our republic? What did they think was the proper role of religion in the nation they created? What do the religion clauses of the Constitution and Bill of Rights say? Are there other documents from this period that reveal how the framers understood the relationship between church and state? What were their religious beliefs and practices? These are just a few of the questions we will discuss as we try to shed light on the faiths of our founders.

We have been notified by Johnson County Park & Recreation District that the new Meadowlark Park Clubhouse in Prairie Village will not be completed in time to host this course. Instead the course will be held in the Antioch Park Administration Building, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, Kansas.


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