By Bobby Ross Jr. | GetReligion
Unless you live in a cave with no television, social media feeds or electricity, you know about Oprah Winfrey’s “stirring, spiritual call to arms” at the Golden Globes.
Here at GetReligion, editor Terry Mattingly suggested months ago: “Yes, the religious left exists: Can you think of a logical person (Oprah) to serve as its leader?”
But speaking of religion, have the breathless news reports since Sunday night acknowledged — or mostly ignored — Oprah’s Gospel-meets-New Age religious maven role?
Take a wild guess.
However, a leading Godbeat pro has an extremely insightful story on the surprising theology shared by Oprah and, believe it or not, her potential 2020 adversary, President Donald Trump:
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All of my GetReligion columns (January 2018):
• Tax-free housing for ministers unconstitutional? Chicago Tribune has the newsy scoop. Published Jan. 11. Published Jan. 11.
• Powerful piece on Emanuel AME jury foreman brings tears, and a lingering question. Published Jan. 16.
• Friday Five: Nassar victim forgives, nuclear Mass, #WeRemember, KFC halal and more. Published Jan. 26.