Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says his relationship with God is the “most important aspect.”
“It’s not really denomination specific,” Carson told The Associated Press following Donald Trump’s criticism of Carson’s Seventh-day Adventist faith.
The Seventh-day Adventist church places an emphasis on healthy living, but Carson said he didn’t agree with a policy decision to vote against ordaining women.
“I don’t see any reason why women can’t be ordained,” he said.
Trump, however, said Carson’s faith is outside of the mainstream. He is Presbyterian and called his church “middle of the road,” while on Carson’s faith, he said, “I mean, Seventh-day Adventist, I don’t know about that.”
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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 9:36:00 AM