"Somehow, somewhere along the way, faith stopped being used to bring us together and started being used to drive us apart. It got hijacked.
"Part of it's because of the so-called leaders of the Christian right, who've been all too eager to exploit what divides us. I don't know what Bible they're reading, but it doesn't jibe with my version." -- Senator and Presidential candidate Barack Obama in a speech at the United Church of Christ national meeting