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The Spiritual Dimensions of the 2008 Presidential Campaign


Because America’s government is a civil government, the U.S. Constitution forbids any form of religious test as a prerequisite for political office.  Article VI of the Constitution reads in part:  “… but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the Unites states.”  Furthermore, the first amendment to the Constitution guarantees religious freedom.  Yet, despite this Constitutional ban and guarantee, the 2008 presidential campaign has been more religiously charged than at anytime since John F. Kennedy successfully campaigned as a Catholic candidate for president in 1960.  Understanding the spiritual dimensions operating behind the scenes in this campaign explains much of the behavior of the presidential candidates and the media in the natural realm.

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