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Faith in the 2008 Election Faith in the 2008 Election
Religion played a significant role in the 2008 presidential campaign. Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden, Sarah Palin, and the participants in both the Democratic and...

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The Former Candidates The Former Candidates
One of the key functions of the campaign process is to help reduce the candidate field to a few top contenders, and this collection explores the past rhetoric of candidates...

RELATED RESOURCES: RELIGION AND PEACE

Mosaic Fall 2003
Publication
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
克罗克国际和平研究所

Organization
Religions for Peace
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Life & Peace Institute
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Palinsarah

Sarah Palin on the Role of Prayer in Her Gubernatorial Election at Wasilla Bible Church

June 8, 2008
As I was mayor and Pastor Muthee was here and he was praying over me, and you know how he speaks and he’s so bold. And he was praying “Lord make a way, Lord make a way." And I’m thinking, this guy’s really bold, he doesn’t even know what I’m going to do, he doesn’t know what my plans are. And he’s praying not “oh Lord if it be your will may she become governor,” no, he just prayed for it. He said “Lord make a way and let her do this next step." And that’s exactly what happened.
Sarah Palin Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin is the former governor of Alaska (2006 to 2009) and was John McCain's unexpected choice for vice presidential running mate in the 2008 election. Since leaving office, Palin has founded a conservative political action committee,...