Religious belief is key to many Americans’ political identities, but the public is divided on whether clergy should preach about politics from the pulpit. So, when pastors across the country addressed their flocks last fall, how did they discuss an election that many Americans viewed as historically important?
The Rev. Miniard Culpepper, pastor of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, preaches next to an image of George Floyd in June 2020 in Boston. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)