Thursday, January 10, 2008

Article VI Faith.Politics.America

There is a lot of talk going on about a new documentary, Article VI - Faith.Politics.America. Some people say that is endorsing Romney for president. It isn't. I've seen the film. Many leaders from many walks of faith are interviewed fairly. Constitution experts are interviewed. How do your religious views and political views mesh? Would you vote for a candidate that matched your political ideals, but not so much your religious ones? It explores the political and religious atmosphere at the time John F. Kennedy announced he was running for president. I suggest you view it in your neighborhood before making a judgment.

1 comment:

Saran said...

"Would you vote for a candidate that matched your political ideals, but not so much your religious ones?"

Absolutely. To me, a candidate's values, character, position on issues and his/her circle of influence are much more important than his/her individual faith.

Religion is just that - individual. No religion turns out perfect people. And a person's faith alone doesn't qualify him/her to be a good leader.

I too have seen the film, and I agree with you. I thought it was a balanced look at the status of faith and politics in America right now.

It scared me. Because it made me realize just how little tolerance exists and just how much the issue of religion clouds the issues at hand.