How Mitt Romney’s Faith Could Help Him Win

In an overview of his upcoming cover story for TIME, Jon Meacham, the chair of the National Advisory Board of the Danforth Center on Religion & Politics, examines the role of religion in American politics, particularly in the context of Mitt Romney’s political relationship to Mormonism. Meacham believes Romney’s “pragmatic instincts … are rooted in his faith tradition.” The question for Meacham is whether Romney’s Mormonism, a religion “accustomed to being the underdog and finding ways to succeed,” will “enabl[e] him to mount a comeback to President Obama.” 

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