Tag: 2008 Election

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    His speech on religion was one of the defining moments of the 2008 presidential campaign. Revisit analysis of what Republican president candidate Mitt Romney has had to say about his Mormon faith and religion in America. More

    January 19, 2012 | Comments

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    Corwin Smidt talks about findings from his most recent national survey on religion’s role in the 2008 presidential campaign, and he offers some advice for 2012 to both the Democratic and Republican Parties.
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    March 18, 2010 | Comments

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    Bob Abernethy looks back on the impact of religion on the 2008 campaign with R & E Managing Editor Kim Lawton, professor John Green of the University of Akron’s Ray C. Bliss Institute, and Eugene Sutton, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. More

    November 7, 2008 | Comments

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    RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY managing editor Kim Lawton votes in Northern Virginia.

    November 4, 2008 | Comments

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    For more than 20 years, evangelicals have been a key factor in American politics. But one big question this election season is whether younger evangelicals will be the strong conservative Republicans that older evangelicals have been. More

    October 31, 2008 | Comments

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    All four candidates describe themselves as Christians, but they talk about their faith — and apply it to their politics — in very different ways. More

    October 10, 2008 | Comments

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    The two presumptive presidential candidates met with religious leaders this week. On Tuesday (June 10), Barack Obama held a closed door meeting with about 40 faith leaders, including megachurch pastor T.D. Jakes and evangelist Franklin Graham.

    June 13, 2008 | Comments

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    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton looks at the impact Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the U.S. may have on the 2008 elections.

    April 25, 2008 | Comments

  • As 2007 comes to a close, we convened a panel of journalists to discuss what we can anticipate in religion news for the year ahead. Bob Abernethy sat down with our guests.
    “We take our annual look ahead today at the stories we think will be worth watching for in 2008.” More

    December 28, 2007 | Comments

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    University of Oklahoma political science professor Allen Hertzke compares Mitt Romney’s speech about his Mormon faith to John F. Kennedy’s speech on his Catholic faith nearly half a century ago. More

    December 7, 2007 | Comments

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