faith and politics


Billy Graham, political operative

"Now Watergate does not bother me,” sang Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant in the unofficial Alabama state anthem, “Does your conscience bother you?” When the Watergate break-in turned into a presidency-threatening scandal in 1973, it clearly bothered Billy Graham’s conscience.

Liberal path

Imagine that a stranger had walked up to you a few years ago and presented the following scenario about a man with unconventional religious roots: