January 16, 2013
Just a Goofy Bit of Civil Religion
Steve Thorngate, Christian Century
It turns out Louie Giglio won’t be giving the benediction at Obama’s second inauguration. Who will?
Jack Jenkins is right: Minerva Carcaño, Otis Moss, Gary Hall and Brian McLaren are all fine options. Joanna Brooks is right, too: so are Pratima Dharm, Sharon Braus, Sanaa Nadim, Anapesi Kali and Valarie Kaur. Ed Kilgore suggests his own pastor, who’s related to Ron and Rand Paul. Sounds okay, too.
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