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Stunning Number Of Deep South Voters Believe Obama Is Muslim

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Ask President Barack Obama about his religious affiliation, and he's a Christian. Ask Mississippi or Alabama voters, and you might find a different an...

Jaweed Kaleem

President Obama's Faith Inspires Pastors' Defense Of White House Religion Policies | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.24.2012 | Religion

Religious and nonprofit group leaders Thursday defended President Barack Obama's spiritual beliefs and his administration's support of faith-based gro...

5 Most Religious Statements By Obama

Posted 02.21.2012 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) In recent days, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has criticized President Obama for having a "...

Jaweed Kaleem

Major Religious Groups To Presidential Candidates: Keep Religion Out Of Campaigns | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion

After Rick Santorum ignited controversy over the weekend by saying President Barack Obama has a "phony" and "different theology" that's not "based on...

Evangelist Calls Obama's Religion Into Question

Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Evangelist Franklin Graham called President Barack Obama's religious views into question on Tuesday, stating that he does not know for sure if Obama i...

Santorum Brings Religious Attack On Obama To Ohio

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

CUMMING, Ga. -- Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he called President Barack Obama's world view that "elevates the Earth above man," discouraging...

Obama Links Faith To Economic Policies

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Blending politics and religion, President Barack Obama said his Christian faith is a driving force behind his economic policies, fr...

Obamas Walk To Church Across From White House

AP | By STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 12.12.2011 | Religion

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and his family attended a worship service Sunday morning at an Episcopal church just across the street from the W...

Obama And Romney's Faith Perception Problem

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 10.03.2011 | Religion
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

While President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney may have different religious backgrounds, they share a surprisingly similar religious dilemma.

Herman Cain Criticizes Obama On Religious Issue

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Herman Cain, the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza who has been making buzz as a potential Republican presidential candidate, said on Friday that Presid...

Our Holy President

Rachel Ben-Avi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Ben-Avi

Our president has, of late, been referencing God and Jesus more than usual. As one of roughly 5 million Jews in the USA, his references to Jesus as proof of his acceptability are offensive.

Obama's 'Humble Faith' On Display At National Prayer Breakfast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday (Feb. 3), President Obama made a compelling case for ...

Obama Discusses Faith At National Prayer Breakfast

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday that his faith has deepened during his two years in the White House, and he urged lawmakers to...

Obama Aims To Reassert Christian Bona Fides With Words & Deeds

Politics Daily | David Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama went to church on the Sunday after Christmas in his native Hawaii, worshiping at a multidenominational service at a chapel at Marine Corp...

White House Denies Rumors About Obama And Sikh Temple

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The White House has denied reports that President Obama will avoid a Sikh shrine while visiting Ind...

Is He a Christian, a Muslim, or a Cactus? Why Can't We Just Believe President Obama?

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eugene Cho

Obama's faith is a personal choice and a personal decision, and he has made it very clear what his choice and decision is. His view might not exactly mirror my view or your views, but he is a Christian.

Rev. Wright Criticizes Those Who Think Obama Is Muslim

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, accused people who wrongly believe Obama is ...

WATCH: Obama Addresses Gulf, Muslim Rumors, Birthers, Glenn Beck

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) - President Barack Obama said Sunday he isn't worried about a recent poll showing that nearly one-fifth of Americans be...

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...

Sam Stein

McConnell: I Take Obama 'At His Word' That He's A Christian | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With a growing portion of the populace convinced that President Obama is a Muslim, political observers and reporters have begun asking just how such i...

Obama A Muslim! Lincoln A Catholic! FDR A Jew! Why Americans Don't Like Their President's God

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bruce Feiler

Americans taking out their discrimination toward minority religions on the president of the United States is as American as apple pie; the custom has been going on as long as there has been a presidency.

White House Clarifies After Poll: Obama Is 'Obviously A Christian. He Prays Every Day'

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is a Christian who prays daily, a White House official said Thursday, trying to tamp down growing doubts abo...

More Than 30% Of Republicans Falsely Believe Obama Is Muslim (POLL)

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is a Christian who prays daily, a White House official said Thursday, trying to tamp down growing doubts abo...