Southern Baptists vs. the Mormons
Mike Huckabee's and Mitt Romney's faiths have tangled before.
Correction, Dec. 20, 2007: This article originally and incorrectly stated that this is the first time a Mormon and a Southern Baptist have competed for the White House. Mo Udall was a nonpracticing Mormon when he ran against Jimmy Carter for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1976. The misstatement was the result of an editing error. (Return to the corrected sentence.)
Neil J. Young is a writer and historian in New York. He teaches at Princeton.