iOS app Android app

Barack Obama Religion

President Obama: What Is Your Spiritual Side?

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics
Malcolm Boyd

I wonder: how do you handle the daily and endless influx of global and local crises, with apparently limited time for spiritual reflection and personal peace?

2013: The Year Women Abolish God

Mark Morford | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Mark Morford

Could this be the grand finale? The glorious death knell for the ugliest portions of organized religion and its relentless, impressive beat-down of the stubborn female species for lo these past 2,013 years? Can we at least hope?

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign, Allies Unleash Torrent Of Anti-Obama Robocalls | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign and allied groups have released a series of automated phone calls to close out the presidential election, accus...

Romney Robocall Warns Christians Obama Threatens 'Our Religious Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign, in a last-minute robocall, warns voters that President Barack Obama is hostile to the Christian faith. The ro...

Jaweed Kaleem

Obama Cites Faith In Support Of Gay Marriage | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.10.2012 | Religion

In a stark reversal of what he's previously said about how his faith informs his views on same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama prominently cited ...

Half Of Americans Say Obama Holds Different Religious Values

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama faces significant challenges on how Americans perceive his religious faith, ...

Barack Obama: Closeted Non-Believer?

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ali A. Rizvi

Obama may be a functional Christian, but as a man born into and raised by a family of non-religious rationalists with a healthy skepticism about religious faith, he is unlikely to govern as one.

President Obama's Religion: Christianity 101 For The Willfully Ignorant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Dick Staub Religion News Service (RNS) The flap about President Obama's religious affiliation reveals our national ignorance about religion in ...

Obama A Muslim? What Our 2004 Interview Reveals About His, And Your, Beliefs

Religion News Service | Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service (RNS) Six years ago, I sat down with a young Illinois state senator for a lengthy interview about his faith...

Olbermann Mocks Obama Muslim Conspiracy Theorists

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann mocked conspiracy theorists who believe President Obama is a Muslim with a satirical explanation of all the reasons to believe that Ob...

The Times of London: "'Islam is violent' says President Obama's new pastor Carey Cash"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Back in June, when it was reported on the Time Magazine website that the Obama family had chosen the chapel at Camp David as their home church, I wrot...

Middle East Christians Vie For Religious Freedom In Qatar, Egypt

Journalism Boot Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Journalism Boot Camp

The estimated 175,000 Christians in Qatar are cautiously building the foundation to practice their faith within this conservative country in the Muslim world.

O'Reilly Needs To Get His Facts Straight About Flyover Denial

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Rodda

Right, Mr. O'Reilly, an event whose mission statement begins with "Our mission is primarily about spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ" doesn't have any "specific religion in play."

Camp David Chaplain: "First we get the military, then we get the nation"

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Rather than endorsing a chaplain who subscribes to the goals of CCC's Military Ministry by attending his services, Obama should be ridding the military of such chaplains and organizations.

Obama's speech bridges the Abrahamic faiths

Greg Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Barrett

Can you imagine President Bush delivering a speech to Muslims and quoting seamlessly from the Bible, the Quran and the Talmud? Any reconciliatory word...

Obama's Catholic Baptism By Fire

James Rotondi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Rotondi

The t-shirt slogan,"The Day the Dome Was Tarnished Forever" became holy inspiration for others to engage in crass sloganeering and even violent action.

Weekly Churchgoers Are Down With Obama

CBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New information from the latest Gallup Poll shows a majority of weekly Church attendees are happy with the job he's doing. Read below from Gallup:...

Obama Creates Advisory Council On Faith

CBN News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Brody File has learned that President Obama will announce the creation of a new President's Advisory Council on Faith during this Thursday's Natio...

This Is My Land

Nica Lalli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nica Lalli

I thank my new President for thinking to include me, and the 42 million other non-believers like me, in his inaugural speech.

Rick Warren Did Not Make Me a Believer

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Why the pronoun-switch midstream from "me" to "us"? Who is this "us"? You and other Christians? It sounded like you meant all of us, Rick Warren.

Which One? Anti-Christ vs. Committed Christian Campaign Rhetoric

Eric Shutt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Shutt

Being a public figure doesn't mean you have to deny your beliefs. But as religion plays a role in American politics, preserving the boundary between religion and government is more vital than ever.

Barack Obama and the (progressive) Religious Revival

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Barack Obama's transition team is ringing in the New Year with a series of meetings with religious groups. It is striking that the names that dominat...

Obama Brings In Faith Groups To Help Craft Policy

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the eight weeks since Barack Obama was elected president, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism Director David Saperstein or members of his Was...

Where Will The Obamas Worship? (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

With the Obamas' impending move to Washintong DC in January, many have begun to speculate on all aspects of the family's new life, including where Sas...

The Incredible Shrinking God Gap

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

No Democrat since Jimmy Carter has spoken as openly, and as often, about his personal faith, as Barack Obama.