The Presidency by Hugh Sidey: The Right Rev. Ronald Reagan

The Presidency

High-power politicians and high-minded evangelicals have a fascination for each other that more often than not gets them both into trouble. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's constituency, but they do. Because they have such large followings, they find the temptation too great. Pols and preachers can't seem to stay away from each other.

So it was that the Right Rev. Ronald Reagan journeyed last week to the holy precincts of the 41st annual convention of the National Association of Evangelicals in made Fla. His fiery sermon mixed statecraft and religion. He made politicians from Moscow to Washington sore and...

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