As president, FDR “rallied a solid majority of American citizens to a vision of justice and democracy that came right out of Scripture – and his heritage of liberal Protestantism.” Once he was pointedly asked about the source of his political philosophy at a press conference. “Momentarily dumbfounded, he replied that he was a Christian and a Democrat.”

From “Just Faith: Reclaiming Progressive Christianity” by Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons – Broadleaf Books