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Eric Zorn: The wall Trump should be building (but would rather tear down) is the one between church and state

Donald Trump, the man chosen by God to become president of the United States according to his spokeswoman, believes that public school students should be allowed to study the Bible.

And so do I!

"Numerous states introducing Bible Literacy classes, giving students the option of studying the Bible," Trump tweeted last week. "Starting to make a turn back? Great!"

Biblical literacy - familiarity with the major characters and stories in what is far and away the most important book in Western civilization -

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