The Spiritual Lives of the Candidates
The following interviews are part of a series of interviews with the presidential candidates about their spiritual lives. Interview requests have been submitted to all of the Democratic candidates as well as President Bush. Bush was kind enough to givean extensive interview
on this topic during the 2000 campaign.
Interviews currently available:
Talking about one's faith is bound to feel risky to a professional politician. Sure, you can show you're faithful (a political plus) but you can also end up angering or disappointing voters. It is easy to take religious comments out of context and candidates are not crazy to think that talking about their inner lives involves some peril.