US Christian Right bids farewell to one of its big guns

US President George W Bush owes much to the evangelical movement. His faith - born again after his wife Laura demanded he choose between alcohol and his marriage - is the least of it.

19th May, 2007

US President George W Bush owes much to the evangelical movement. His faith - born again after his wife Laura demanded he choose between alcohol and his marriage - is the least of it.

In 2004, few measurements of likely voter behaviour proved more reliable then than the prediction that, the more frequently voters attended church, the more likely they were to vote Republican. This could not have been said in the 1970s.Jerry Falwell helped...

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