Two Ceremonies, Three Bibles, No Scriptures: The 2013 Inauguration

The Lincoln Bible

This morning while you were probably still at church, Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States for a second term by Chief Justice John Roberts.  The small private ceremony in the White House was unique in several respects:TWO CEREMONIES.  This year, there will be not one but two separate inaugurations.  Because the Inauguration must occur on January 20, but the formal celebration is not typically held on a Sunday, the President will repeat the oath of office publicly on th … [Read more...]