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Glenn Beck Unites Mormons and Baptists: Opposing Obama Trumps Doctrine

Glenn Beck's Mormon faith had drawn some criticism from Baptists and evangelical leaders after the Fox News celebrity and Tea Party prophet was invited to deliver the commencement address last weekend at Liberty University, a flagship institution of the Christian right.

Mainstream Christians don't consider Mormons part of the faith, and conservatives in particular often refer to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- the formal name of the Mormon church -- as a "cult" because of its unusual birth in the 1830s in upstate New York, its unorthodox practices and beliefs about God, salvation, and the Trinity, as well as unique Mormon scriptures.

But it's amazing what Barack Obama -- not to mention Glenn Beck's blustery right-wing rhetoric -- has done for the once hopeless cause of religious unity.

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