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Richard Hooker and the "Wall of Separation" - LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
Richard Hooker was a learned Anglican churchman and apologist writing in the sixteenth century. His monumental work, “Of the Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity,” is a wonderfully interesting but grossly neglected treatment of the relationship of church and state in England. Its subtle defense of both the distinctiveness and the non-separateness of church and state represents …