Thursday, May 2, 2013

Is Washington D.C. Godless?

Not according to Joshua DuBois, former head of the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.  He thinks Washington D.C. is actually a very religious place.  Here is a taste of his recent article at The Daily Beast:

Everyone knows about the politicians and interest groups—mainly conservative—who wear their faith on their sleeve. Yet across the ideological spectrum, Washington is filled with people at the height of political power who are practicing their faith seriously and profoundly, but largely out of public view. I recently spoke to some of these people about the role that religion plays in their private and public lives. What their stories make clear is that—in coffee shops, vibrant local congregations, congressional offices, and White House corridors—God is far more present in Washington than most Americans realize.

Read the entire piece.