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December 8, 2008

Your Turn: God's Bailout

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I’m interested in your thoughts on this imagery.

The scene is The Greater Grace Temple, an 8,000 member Pentecostal church in NW Detroit. Three hybrid SUV’s, each representing one of the three U.S. automakers, were melded into a service yesterday to ask for God’s help in delivering government support for the industry. The Bishop’s sermon was titled: Hybrid Hope.

NYT story here.

(h/t: DW)

(images: Carlos Barria/Reuters. December 7, 2008. Detroit, MI.)

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