TITLE

Empty Pew

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Amy
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;10/11/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 15, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on United States President George W. Bush's religious life, highlighting the fact that Bush does not attend church. Use of religion in Bush's presidential campaigns to appeal to voters; Comparison to former president Jimmy Carter, who taught Sunday school at a Baptist church in the Washington, DC, area while he was in office; Discussion of the security precautions needed for Bush to attend church; Reference to the book "A Man of Faith: The Spiritual Journey of George W. Bush," by David Aikman; Discussion of what it was like to attend church with former president Bill Clinton in the 1990s; Report that Bush has staked his political reputation on being a devout man of faith.
ACCESSION #
14608131

 

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