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The Faith of Barack Obama Revised & Updated

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Barack Obama. The speculation about his religious life abounds. Is he a closet Muslim? Is he really a Christian? Does his faith have anything to do with his governing? As the picture of President Obama’s faith has emerged over recent years, questions about the foundation of his beliefs continue to ignite debate. In this updated edition of his international bestseller The Faith of Barack Obama, Stephen Mansfield explores the claims of Obama’s detractors and supporters alike, while examining how the challenges of the presidency have shaped Obama’s religious beliefs.

This evenhanded account of the president’s spiritual life provides a closer look at the people and events that have influenced his belief system. Mansfield analyzes Obama’s friendship with the controversial Jeremiah Wright and also profiles the Christian leaders who have offered guidance and support during the president’s challenging term.

Mansfield takes you inside the religious life of Barack Obama, introducing you to the type of preaching the president hears at Camp David and even revealing details such as the content of the daily devotional readings the president receives on his cell phone. This fascinating study explains the faith elements within Obama’s politics, while acknowledging the questions about his beliefs that remain unanswered.

"You must read this perceptive and well written book. Then you will know why Barack Obama has such a passion for justice and equity, such a gift for filling people of different generations with a newfound hope that things can and will change for the better." ―ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU

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Obama is an atheist December 10, 2013

Of course, Obama isn't a Christian. He supports abortion (murder) and gay marriage (sexual immorality).

Review by Milla

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Christian? February 9, 2013

Does it matter what religion our President Obama is? What people should be concerned with is that he has not stopped the wars or shut down the torture at Guantanamo as promised, but has murdered hundreds of innocent children and civilians with his drone attacks.

Shame on Thomas Nelson for printing this garbage about a corrupt politician who has done nothing but lie and renege on promises! Nothing "Christian" about murder, is there?

Review by blak

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Great read March 27, 2012

The writer has done his homework... What I realized is people who believe President Obama is not a Christian are people who biased based on his name. The President has not only talked the talk but he has walked the walk. Not man people would be able to walk in his shoes.

Review by Prayerleader

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The Faith of Barack Obama, Stephen Mansfield

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Barack Obama. The speculation about his religious life abounds. Is he a closet Muslim? Is he really a Christian? Does his faith have anything to do with his governing? As the picture of President Obama’s faith has emerged over recent years, questions about the foundation of his beliefs continue to ignite debate. In this updated edition of his international bestseller The Faith of Barack Obama, Stephen Mansfield explores the claims of Obama’s detractors and supporters alike, while examining how the challenges of the presidency have shaped Obama’s religious beliefs.

This evenhanded account of the president’s spiritual life provides a closer look at the people and events that have influenced his belief system. Mansfield analyzes Obama’s friendship with the controversial Jeremiah Wright and also profiles the Christian leaders who have offered guidance and support during the president’s challenging term.

Mansfield takes you inside the religious life of Barack Obama, introducing you to the type of preaching the president hears at Camp David and even revealing details such as the content of the daily devotional readings the president receives on his cell phone. This fascinating study explains the faith elements within Obama’s politics, while acknowledging the questions about his beliefs that remain unanswered.

"You must read this perceptive and well written book. Then you will know why Barack Obama has such a passion for justice and equity, such a gift for filling people of different generations with a newfound hope that things can and will change for the better." ―ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU

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Length 208 Pages
Publication Date November 22, 2011
Company
  • Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10 1595554637
ISBN-13 9781595554635
Height 8.3"
Width 5.4"