Faith and politics

Martin Marty
Theologian Martin Marty.
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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama spoke strongly against his former pastor Jeremiah Wright. Eminent theologian and author Martin Marty talks about religion and presidential candidates.

Marty has also just revised a history of Christianity that he first wrote 50 years ago, a process that he says taught him the lessons he should have learned long ago.

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