April 27, 2012

Nikki Haley's Hide and Go Sikh Methodism

Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Christianity Today

Nikki Haley's faith caused a stir in her primary race for governor of South Carolina when her upbringing as a Sikh drew questions from her opponents. She occasionally visits a Sikh temple in honor of her family's tradition, but she regularly attends a Methodist church.

Her new book, Can't Is Not an Option, explains her conversion to Christianity and the kinds of questions she faced as the daughter of immigrants. CT spoke with Haley about her conversion, whether Mitt Romney has a "woman problem," and how her faith influences her policy.

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TAGGED: Methodists, Sikhism, Nikki Haley

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