Obama's faith draws criticism, praise
People have all sorts of questions for presidential candidates in an election year. But there was one question I asked last weekend that scores of readers griped about:
Why do so many people doubt President Barack Obama’s faith?
Obama has talked publicly about his faith for years, but doubts persist. Why? Was it race? Was he a different kind of Christian than his predecessors? How can anyone judge whether another person is a Christian?
Praise and criticism came from all political sides – liberals and conservatives both liked the piece and loathed it. Some saw it as a ringing defense of the progressive Christian traditions that shaped Obama’s faith. Others thought I was trying to sabotage the president's re-election chances with an unfair question.Continue reading at religion.blogs.cnn.com