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Candidates use the Bible to justify their views: We must use reason

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Message Gayatri Devi

'In the current election cycle, Republican candidates are pasting biblical myths ad hoc onto the present in ways that cast themselves as a predetermined next step in a grand tradition, and as saviors of an influential subset of voters feeling overlooked by a more liberal, secular mainstream.'  

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Gayatri Devi is a writer and academic living in Pennsylvania. Her essays and articles on politics, literature and culture have appeared in varied newspapers, websites, magazines, journals and books.
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