TITLE

Beyond Belief

AUTHOR(S)
Foer, Franklin
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;12/29/2003-1/12/2004, Vol. 229 Issue 26-28, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean's ambivalent stance on religion and its potential effects on his campaign. Dean's supposed strategy of exploiting leftist anger to win the nomination, then moving to a centrist position; Status as one of the most secular candidates to run for United States president; Quotes from Dean about his lack of religious fervor; Recognition of the need to provide some sort of faith narrative; His decision to become a Congregationalist in 1982; Failure of past secular candidates.
ACCESSION #
11746909

 

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