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Prophets or Partisans?

posted on October 5, 2012

 An editorial at The Jewish Daily Forward focuses on this coming weekend’s “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” “when hundreds of pastors are expected to openly violate the law of the land and preach politics from the pulpit.” The editors question the motives behind the event, as well as the intermingling of religious leaders and politics in the digital age: “The advent of new technology has enabled anyone, clergy included, to broadcast their support of a political candidate, take partisan stands in public, and promote fundraisers on Facebook.”

Read at The Jewish Daily Forward