Comments on: GUESTVIEW: Amazing Grace — a rabbi’s view of the inaugural prayer service http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/23/amazing-grace-a-rabbis-view-of-the-inaugural-prayer-service/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Anthony Weaver http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/23/amazing-grace-a-rabbis-view-of-the-inaugural-prayer-service/comment-page-1/#comment-9927 Tue, 27 Jan 2009 01:06:05 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3737#comment-9927 Forgive my British ignorance, but how did the USA come to have a “National” Cathedral (Episcopalian), if there is supposed to be separation between State and Church?In England, the Queen claims to be Supreme Governor of the Church of England (Anglican),but how and when did the National Cathedral in Washington become National?By whose authority? Congress ?Is this a case of creeping erastianism ?

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By: steve http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2009/01/23/amazing-grace-a-rabbis-view-of-the-inaugural-prayer-service/comment-page-1/#comment-9921 Mon, 26 Jan 2009 16:51:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/?p=3737#comment-9921 Shame a supposedly secular government had to have any religious component in the inauguration at all. Hopefully Obama is rational enough to take all that God Bless America crap with a pinch of salt.

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