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Have Some Evangelicals Simply Left Their Bibles Behind?

Davole Wrote: Mar 30, 2013 2:42 PM
Have Some Evangelicals Simply Left Their Bibles Behind? No, many of them probably eagerly traded them to Barack Otrauma for signed copies of his "Nightmares of My Father."

In January of 2009, there was a furor over President-Elect Barack Obama’s selection of California mega-church pastor Rick Warren to pray at his first inauguration. Four years later, another mega-church pastor, Louie Giglio from Atlanta, was awkwardly uninvited to pray at Mr. Obama’s second inaugural.

Four years turned out to be a long, long time.

On the surface, playing the Warren card back then appeared to be a masterstroke by Obama – one that further demonstrated impressive political skills, the kind that took him from a backbencher in the United States Senate, to the highest office in the...