Gabriel San Roman
Chapman Director of Church Relations Talks Church and State in Trump Times
The only wall President Donald Trump doesn’t seem to want to build these days is the civically sacred one separating church and state. Trump may not be convincing as a pious man to most, but with Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his administration enjoys the robust backing of the religious right. They may be soon joined by Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, who’s poised to further tip the balance against the firewall between democracy and theocracy.
Reverend Nancy Brink, Director of Church Relations at Chapman University, is deeply concerned with ensuring the separation of church and state remains sacrosanct. She’ll be speaking about progressive Christianity’s historical contributions to uphold the principle during a talk Saturday afternoon in Irvine.
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