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Altar Calls in Charlotte

posted on September 11, 2012

Jeffrey Weiss writes for Real Clear Religion about the contrasting role religion played at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Weiss asserts that the DNC made some attempt to include non-believers and those of faiths other than Christianity while the Republican convention made no effort to include any faith other than Christianity. Weiss points out the diversity of speakers at the DNC, which included representatives from the African Methodist Episcopal Church and Conservative Judaism. “I wonder what the reaction would have been in Tampa if the GOP had invited, say, a bishop from the Episcopal Church in America to offer a prayer,” Weiss writes.

Read at Real Clear Religion