(RNS) — The Rev. Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two runoff elections for U.S. Senate and might be sworn in later this week. Will he be both a pastor and a politician?

Yes, says Michael Brewer, a spokesman for the minister’s campaign, “he will remain senior pastor.”

Marla Frederick, professor of religion and culture at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, told Religion News Service that an active pastor would not be unknown in the political life on Capitol Hill.

“There are models for doing both/and,” she said.

Read the full article here: https://wordandway.org/2021/01/19/warnock-pastor-politician-has-role-models-who-did-both/

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