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Faith perspectives: Church and state both seek to serve the greater good

6:38 PM, Jul. 5, 2013
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Independence Day celebrations are good opportunities for reflection on the state of our democracy and on the interface between religion and politics. John Adams, one of the Founding Fathers, said virtue should be a hallmark of America's leaders and that they should attempt to govern to achieve the greatest degree of happiness for the greatest number of people.

Politics itself was not seen as the highest good; rather, politics was a means to an end, whether that was phrased as the greatest happiness, as above, or as the means to secure peace, security and safety for citizens, so that they could ...

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