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Damon Linker Discusses His Book 'The Religious Test'

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The proper role of religion in public life in America has been debated since the nation's founding. Today, a political candidate's religion is often "off limits" to public scrutiny. Author Damon Linker thinks that needs to change. He makes his case in a book called The Religious Test: Why We Must Question the Beliefs of Our Leaders. WFAE will explore the convergence of religion and politics Thursday night in a Public Coversations forum. In advance of that event, WFAE's Mark Rumsey had his own conversation with Religious Test author Damon Linker.

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