The first votes won’t be cast for another year, but numerous Democrats have already announced their intentions to run for the White House in 2020. Many of the new candidates have used religious language as a part of their announcements and to explain their motivations for running for office. Separately, Delaware Senator Chris Coons recently got attention for his use of faith to bridge divides across the aisle and promote bipartisanship. This week, State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy will speak to Jack Jenkins, national reporter for Religion News Service, on the use of religion in the early presidential primary and the invocation of religion and religious language from politicians on the left.
Hear the full February 2, 2019 State of Belief Radio program here.