Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

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With the Obama Election, Evangelicals Seek a Role as Faith in Politics Enters Historic Era

November 30, 2008

Mickey Sheridan is in denial. In the weeks since the election of Barack Obama, the 58-year-old self-professed “holy roller” refuses to acknowledge the Illinois senator will soon be inaugurated as America’s 44th president.

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From Uncle Tom’s Cabin to “I Have a Dream”: New Book Discusses Race, Religion and American Politics

November 7, 2008

American political history is marked by four great transformative periods, says American religious historian Mark Noll in his new book, God and Race in American Politics: A Short History (Princeton University Press). And in three of the four periods, “potent combinations of race and religion were the engines that drove political change.”

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CNN Politics Reports: Soggy Ballots Challenging Scanning Machines in Virginia

November 4, 2008

So far, US Election Day 2008 has gone within its first hours. Several voting issues have arisen in New Jersey, Virginia, and North Carolina. Two incidents in Virginia have already been reported. 

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