WASHINGTON (RNS) — When excerpts from Michael Wolff’s tell-all book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” were unveiled this week, a few sharp-eyed students of religion noticed a peculiar snippet about Jared Kushner.
In a quote attributed to the president’s Orthodox Jewish son-in-law and senior adviser, Kushner claims to have been ordained “an internet Unitarian.”
More specifically in the passage — revealed Wednesday (Jan. 3) in New York Magazine — Kushner says he can perform a marriage for MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski thanks to this ordination.
“I can marry you! I’m an internet Unitarian minister,” Kushner is