Gary Dorrien, an ethicist at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, one of the nation's most prominent liberal Protestant seminaries.  For use wtih RNS-OBAMA-LEFT, transmitted on February 8, 2013, RNS photo courtesy Union Theological Seminary.

Gary Dorrien, an ethicist at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, one of the nation's most prominent liberal Protestant seminaries.  For use wtih RNS-OBAMA-LEFT, transmitted on February 8, 2013, RNS photo courtesy Union Theological Seminary.