Democrats plan to kick off their party convention next week with an interfaith service that officials say is designed to represent diverse faith communities and further the party’s theme that its presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, will “restore the soul of America.”
What if instead of rewarding the most brash, most aggressive, most self-assured leaders we instead elevated those who didn’t seek the position? What if we took into account which candidates have more humility, self-sacrifice, and even hesitancy when offered power and glory?
Last week President Donald Trump attacked his presumptive Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, on religious grounds. It’s been 220 years since the religion card was played so bigly in an American presidential campaign. The precedent is more apt than you might think.
Few, if any, vice presidential candidates have had as much exposure to the world’s religions as Kamala Harris, the 55-year-old senator from California who Joseph Biden just picked as his running mate. Here are five faith facts about Harris.
Addressing a virtual gathering of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Joe Biden invoked Scripture while speaking directly to religious voters who make up a core part of the Democratic Party’s base.
A group of more than 100 Christian pastors, religion professors, and other advocates is urging the Democratic National Committee to adopt a party platform that’s friendlier to abortion opponents. The letter was organized by the anti-abortion group Democrats for Life.
President Donald Trump’s appeal to religious conservatives is a cornerstone of his political identity. But Joe Biden is a different kind of foe than Trump has faced before: one who makes faith a central part of his persona — often literally wearing it on his