July 2, 2011
The presidential campaign season outside the Christian mainstream?
Cool Los Angeles Times op-ed from Doyle McManus about the religions of U.S. presidents. Hint: no Mormons, Muslims or Jews.
There was one Catholic—JFK—which McManus characterizes as “outside that mainstream tradition,” though I did not mean Mainline because four presidents have been Baptists.
Then the LAT’s political ace notes:
Read the rest here.
The question of whether that’s a problem is more for political strategists (at least I hope) than it is for religious folks. Though I don’t think those evaluations of those groups are mutually exclusive.