Over at his Spiritual Politics blog, Professor Mark Silk looks at the unannounced candidacy of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
“Amidst all the hand-wringing about the state of the Republican presidential field, one potential candidate seems to be sailing blithely along--undeclared, familiar, discounted, and atop the polls,” Silk writes. “It's Mike Huckabee, of course.”
Does Christian Right Have A Prayer?
Next week could be the moment of truth for Jewish groups that have gone all-out to defeat the Religious Freedom Amendment to the Constitution — a proposal many have dubbed the “religious coercion amendment” because it would legalize sectarian prayer in public schools and open the door to wholesale government funding of parochial schools.