January 20, 2009

With Warren and Lowery, Obama sends signals about religious outreach

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WASHINGTON-When President Obama rose to speak between the prayers offered by evangelical megachurch pastor Rick Warren and civil rights veteran Joseph Lowery, he indicated-without ever saying a word-the breadth of the religious outreach ahead in his administration. Though Warren’s prayer contained touches of inclusivity, it was nonetheless explicitly and solidly Christian, ending with the Lord’s […]

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