“Christian Candidate Quiz Bowl”
06 March 2008
Let’s ask them: how does God guide you, exactly?
By Jeff Sharlet
Now, there is no wall; only a hedge, over and through which church and state blend into one another with ever less distinction. . .[so] how about a debate in which Hillary and Obama each explain how Revelation will help them make decisions?
It’s time to take political faith seriously. And if doing so strikes you as invasive, unseemly, and irrelevant to the job the candidates are seeking -– well, then, it’s really time to take faith seriously, including its uses and abuses in a democracy where piety and cynicism have long been comfortable companions. Bush won’t be taking either with him when he goes.