Therefore separation of church and state no longer meant that the federal government ie the state could not establish a federal denomination ie a church but it now meant that public religious expressions ie the new church must be kept separate from the public square ie the new state. The phrase separation of church and state was initially coined by baptists striving for religious toleration in virginia whose official state religion was then anglican episcopalian. Robert n bellah has written that although the separation of church and state is grounded firmly in the constitution of the united states this does not mean that there is no religious dimension in the political society of the united states. The french version of separation of church and state called lacit is a product of french history and philosophy it was formalized in a 1905 law providing for the separation of church and state that is the separation of religion from political power. The phrase separation of church and state is the same way it meant something to americas founding fathers but over time it took on a new meaning today the phrase means that if something is related to the state then discussion of religion is forbidden history
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