Is the National Prayer Breakfast Surrounded by a "Christian Mafia"? Religious Publicity and Secrecy Within the Corridors of Power

  title={Is the National Prayer Breakfast Surrounded by a "Christian Mafia"? Religious Publicity and Secrecy Within the Corridors of Power},
  author={D. Michael Lindsay},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Religion},
  pages={390 - 419}
  • D. M. Lindsay
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Religion
One of the nation's most public annual events that bridge the religious and political realms is the National Prayer Breakfast. One of the most secretive religious groups among the country's elite is referred to as "the Fellowship." Many do not realize that the two are linked very closely, for the Fellowship administers the National Prayer Breakfast and supports the attendant prayer breakfast movement. I find this relationship is integral to both dimensions of the Fellowship, yet movement… 

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