The Reverend William Barber Talks to David Remnick About Morality and Politics

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Politics and religion go hand in hand for the Reverend William J. Barber II of the Greenleaf Christian Church. As he sees it, progressives made a mistake in walking away from Christianity during the rise of the Moral Majority. But conservative Christians who focus on banning abortion and limiting gay rights, Barber thinks, may be guilty of “heresy.” He talks with David Remnick about bringing morality back to contemporary politics.