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In Politics, God is Never Private

posted by dgilgoff

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To quote Jim Wallis, God is Personal, but never private. That’s especially true in politics. AP has the story of the Israeli paper that published Barack Obama’s handscrawled note to God in the Western Wall.


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recovering ex-Pentecostal

posted July 28, 2008 at 1:43 pm


Dan, your (and Dreher’s and McGuinty’s and – he11, how many right wing bloggers have to reproduce the friggin’ thing anyway?) re-publishing Obama’s prayer note helps ensure that one’s personal relationship with God will never, ever be a private thing anymore.
Shame on you all.



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Sted Ruckus

posted July 29, 2008 at 4:14 pm


What people are missing even more than whether faith is private is that their acts of publicizing this note, not to mention the actual theft of the note in the first place, are sacrireligious and blasphemous. It is akin to reaching into to the collection plate and taking a personal loan.



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