'Hallelujah' for God and Obama


Inquirer staff writer Kristin Holmes reports:

The cheers were loud for President Barack Obama at Enon Baptist Church in Philadelphia, but the references to God and the biblical passages in his inauguration speech provoked a reaction of near equal enthusiasm. Obama’s mention of “God given promises of equality” and living in a time when “childish things” must be put away were met with “amen” and “yes!”

And hallelujahs weren’t reserved only for religious references. That was the reaction of many after the oath of office was given by Chief Justice Roberts, who said “Congratulations Mr. President.”

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