Is the role of religion and the status of the church discussed in any of the Federalist Papers or other pre-Constitution documents?
No. Although actually the Federalist was written after the constitution since it was a series of essays designed to sway support for ratification. Michael Montagne
There are innumerable artifacts in Hindu religion. Artifacts in the form of documents are: Written in Sanskrit, there are The Rigveda, The Yajurveda, The Samaveda, The Athervanaveda, The 18 Puranas, The great epics Ramayana and Mahabharatha, etc,. The list runs into thousands if Hindu documents in many languages are included. If the state of artifacts in the form of documents is this, what is there to mention about other forms?
Sex, personal odors, hygiene and bodily functions can't be discussed or the related discussions. Religion, social status/lifestyle, and wealth can only be discussed if it's done respectful to the differences. Manners can only be discussed if it's praise. I've heard a little saying that goes "The things to never discuss over a polite dinner are politics, sex, religion, and the inequities of the college football system." I would say that anything is open for conversation…
The Federalist effected the ratification because it gave an in-depth analysis and an explanation of Constitutional provisions, such as the separation of powers and the limits on the power of majorities, that remain important today. It listed the rights the Antifederalists believed should be protected, such as freedom of the press and of religion, guarantees against unreasonable searches of people and their homes, and the right to trial by jury.