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Roundtable: The Separation of Church and State

The recent presidential election revived a longstanding debate about moral values. NPR's Tavis Smiley moderates a week-long discussion on faith, religion and morality. Today's focus: the notion of the traditional American separation of church and state.

Panelists include:

» Bishop Vashti McKenzie, president of the Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

» Bishop Harry Jackson, pastor of Hope Christian Church in College Park, Md

» Rabbi Michael Lerner of the Beyt Tikkun synagogue in San Francisco and editor of Tikkun magazine

» Bishop Noel Jones, pastor of the City of Refuge Church in Gardena, Calif.

Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

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