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The Presidents & Their Faith

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"Fascinating and rare accounts taken both from the presidents' private diaries and in-depth research, The Presidents & Their Faith is sure to surprise everyone.
Grinder and Shaw examine the faiths of the 43 presidents, from Washington to Obama, and the role faith played in both their daily life and as president of the United States."
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published 2011 by Russell Media
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Sep 27, 2012 Anna rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in religion, politics, or both.
I loved the way this book was structured - just a few pages devoted to each of our Presidents. There was enough detail to keep me interested and educate me, but not so much that I grew bored or overwhelmed. I also learned a lot of really interesting tidbits that had nothing to do with religion. It was fascinating to see how the role of religion in politics has evolved since George Washington took office.

Fast, easy read full of great information!
Jan 12, 2013 Warren rated it did not like it
This is a very generalized overview of the faith of the U S presidents that is OK in the early going, presenting a few interesting factoids drawn from writings, speeches and letters. Judgement, as it should be, is reserved for the most part. Unfortunately, the authors, in true liberal form, hold our early leaders to 21st century standards and "politically correct" pop culture values.

The leftist propaganda truly rears it's ugly head as the authors (both liberal college professors) review the pre
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