Corn, David, The Nation
On a recent Friday night, several hundred suburbanites gathered in Fairfax, Virginia, to sing battle songs. "We are an army of salvation," they chorused. "Lead us into battle," they roared. The congregation vowed in song that they would fight until every nation is on its knees before Jesus Christ. The site of this religious pep rally--the Truro Church--is where Judge Clarence Thomas worships.
Thomas, once a practicing Catholic, has been attending Truro, a charismatic Episcopal church, for about a year. Curious about the religious leanings of the supreme Court nominee, I visited Truro. thomas was not at the Friday night "Prayer and Praise" session or the more traditional …
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Publication information: Article title: Believing Thomas. Contributors: Corn, David - Author. Magazine title: The Nation. Volume: 253. Issue: 5 Publication date: August 12, 1991. Page number: 180. © 1999 The Nation Company L.P. COPYRIGHT 1991 Gale Group.
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