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Senior Religion Reporter — ThinkProgress

Senior Religion Reporter @ThinkProgress. @HarvardDivinity & @PresbyCollege alum. I do religion. Also politics. Usually both. Tips: jackjenkins.me/contact

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Nov 18, 2017

5. Just something to keep in mind as religion continues to play a prominent role in this scandal, both as Moore’s public identity and apparently as part of his campaign’s defense strategy.

Nov 18, 2017

4. Meanwhile, even as Moore seeks to surround himself with religious leaders, his recent list of endorsing pastors has come under scrutiny. Some pastors said they never even consented to endorsing Moore. https://t.co/MEGfF0HyEp

Nov 18, 2017

3. Key thing: in my experience, it’s less common for mainline Christian pastors—such as many on that list—to comment on a candidate compared to evangelical/non-denominational pastors. It’s notable that they published this at all, much less held a press conference.

Nov 18, 2017

2. For example, here’s an open letter signed by 60+ pastors—mostly from Alabama—declaring that Moore is “unfit for office.” https://t.co/0hPfDj9z2E

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