Barack Obama has repeatedly stated that he is a committed Christian, and there is no credible evidence to the contrary. He was sworn into the Senate on his family Bible, and sworn into the presidency on a Bible used by Abraham Lincoln. He has regularly attended church with his wife and daughters for years. Questions have arisen due to the fact that his biological father had a "Muslim name" and was born into Islam. However, his father had long since left the religion and become an atheist by the time the future president was born. Further, Barack Obama's mother was a non-practicing Christian, so she raised her son to be spiritual and respect all religions. It was when he went to live with his maternal grandparents, who helped to raise him, that he lived in a home where a religion was observed-- Protestant Christianity.
In his writings, Barack Obama credited the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, his pastor of 20 years at Trinity United Church in Chicago as one of his life mentors, and thanked him for bringing him back to being an active participant in Christianity. Another factor was his then-girlfriend Michelle Robinson, who was a practicing Christian. When the two married, they wanted a faith to share with their future children, and Mr. Obama agreed that becoming more active in a church would be a good thing.
Although Barack Obama later resigned from his Chicago church as a result of controversial sermons by his former pastor, he continued to identify as a Christian and his family has never observed anything other than Christianity, contrary to internet myths. As president, he and his family have gone to a local church in Washington DC on a number of occasions. The family also has friends who are ministers from several denominations. That said, the president has a multicultural family, with relatives who are Buddhists, Muslims, Jews, and Christians. He respects them all.
Barack Obama is a Christian.
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Is barack Obama a Christian?.
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No, Obama is a Christian.
No. Obama is Christian.
Barack Obama was sworn in on the Lincoln Family Bible in the 2009 inauguration. Barack Obama has stated that he is a Christian. The idea that Barack Obama is a Muslim came from Obama- fearing propaganda.
Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, HI and is a Protestant Christian.
0. Barack Obama was raised Christian and still is Christian. He was never Muslim. Barack Obama's father and that family was Muslim, but as Barack grew up primarily with his mother he was not exposed to that as much.
As Barack Obama is a Christian, they have little in common.
No. He is a Christian.
No- he is an Anglican Christian.
Barack Obama professes to be a Christian, so that would mean no.
The President is a Protestant Christian.
Neither, he claims to be a Christian.
People say that Barack Obama's a Christian, right? Of, course! Well, what about his pastor. If he is a Christian. How can he have and support a pastor that preaches and talks about HATE! Then, how in this lost world can he be a Christian supporting a Pastor who preaches about Hate? How? Its junk!
His real name is Barack Hussein Obama II. Obama is a devout Christian who was raised as a Christian. Obama had a Muslim paternal grandfather named Hussein (which is where the name comes from), however, Obama's father was raised Muslim but became an atheist by the time his wife Ann Dunham (a Christian) gave birth to Barack Obama.
Yes. Obama did say that the US is no longer a Christian nation.Yes
His dad was Muslim but mum was christian so he became christian.
No, his grandmother who raised him was a Protestant Christian. But Michelle Obama has a cousin who is a rabbi.
Of course not. Mr. Obama is a practicing Christian, and does not pray to Satan.
No- Obama is a Christian.
Barack Obama, Sr. Is barack Obama's dad