Simon Jacobson, Toward a Meaningful Life: The Wisdom of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson (New York: William Morrow, 1995) p. 167
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The principle of separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as a denial of God and religion. . . .The United States is now faced with countless social disorders, many of which stem from the lack of belief in and responsibility to God and a corresponding lapse in respect for the divine laws of morality.
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. According to this text, how does a belief in God inform one’s perspective on life?

2. According to this text, how does a belief on God inform a society’s approach to caring for others?

3. Where do you see evidence of this in America? How can we improve?

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Time Period: Modern (Spinoza through post-WWII)