Byline: GUEST VIEWPOINT By Michael Bollenbaugh and Steven Goetz
During this campaign season, all the candidates on the major parties' presidential tickets have professed a deep and abiding commitment to religion, in their cases Christianity. Professions of faith from candidates who would serve as our president and vice president are interesting, but could also be disconcerting to some voters.
Although interest in the religious persuasion of our candidates has waned recently from the fever pitch of the past few decades, there is still strong interest in this question. So, are the religious convictions of political candidates relevant to the question of determining their fitness to serve as our nation's leaders?
To begin with, …