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8/22/11: Rick Perry and Conservative Christian Politics

By Doug Fabrizio

8/22/11: Rick Perry and Conservative Christian Politics

Salt Lake City, Utah – Texas Governor Rick Perry is shaking up the GOP Presidential race. Within 3 days of entering, a Rasmussen poll already showed him with a double digit lead over Romney and Bachmann. Perry's appealing to the Evangelical Christian vote with a massive prayer rally earlier this month and his vocal skepticism on issues like evolution. Monday, we're talking about Perry's faith and about his relationship to the New Apostolic Reformation - a conservative Christian movement with clear political goals.

  • Read Forrest Wilder's article Rick Perry's Army of God at the Texas Observer. His blog is called Forrest for the Trees
  • Professor Anthea Butler blogs at Religion Dispatches

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