Monday, January 26, 2009

Can't Find a Bible in the Obama White House?

The Evangelical Alliance is to send a new Bible to US President Barack Obama after White House staff were reportedly unable to find one for his second swearing in.

-- From "Evangelical Alliance to send new Bible to Obama" by Jenna Lyle, Christianity Today 1/23/09

Dr Krish Kandiah, Director of Churches in Mission for the Evangelical Alliance, said he will send a copy of Bible Society’s Poverty and Justice Bible to Obama to make sure he always has a Bible to hand in the future.

“President Obama’s commitment to the scripture was obvious during his inaugural address, when he quoted Paul’s letter to the Corinthians - so when we heard he didn’t swear on a Bible the second time, we could only assume it was because he couldn’t find one,” said Dr Kandiah.

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