Religion: Faith of the Candidates

The editors of Episcopal Churchnews asked the major presidential candidates for a summary of their religious views, this week printed their answers. Excerpts:

Dwight Eisenhower, Protestant with no denominational affiliation: "You can't explain free government in any other terms than religious. The founding fathers had to refer to the Creator in order to make their revolutionary experiment make sense; it was because 'all men are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights' that men could dare to be free.

"During the war I made the most agonizing decision of my life. I had to postpone by at least 24 hours the most...

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