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Barack Obama A Progressive Christian

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Published on December 29, 2008

Author: LatterDays

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Is Barack Obama a Christian? : Is Barack Obama a Christian? Let him describe his faith in his own words. [emphasis added by author] Barack Obama on…Finding Jesus Christ : Barack Obama on…Finding Jesus Christ “'I'm on my own faith journey and I'm searching. I leave open the possibility that I'm entirely wrong.” Barack Obama, Newsweek “Finding His Faith”, July 12, 2008 Barack Obama on…Christian Faith Essentials : Barack Obama on…Christian Faith Essentials “Moreover, if we progressives shed some of these biases, we might recognize some overlapping values that both religious and secular people share...” Barack Obama, Call to Renewal Keynote Address, June 28, 2006 Barack Obama on…Religious Pluralism : Barack Obama on…Religious Pluralism “I'm rooted in the Christian tradition. I believe that there are many paths to the same place, and that is a belief that there is a higher power, a belief that we are connected as a people.” Barack Obama, Chicago Sun-Times, April 2004 Barack Obama on…Religion as a Democratic Obstacle : Barack Obama on…Religion as a Democratic Obstacle “Democracy demands that the religiously motivated translate their concerns into universal rather than religion-specific values.” Barack Obama, Call to Renewal Keynote Address, June 28, 2006 Barack Obama on…Religion as Public Policy Obstacle : Barack Obama on…Religion as Public Policy Obstacle “At some fundamental level, religion doesn't allow for compromise...If God has spoken, then followers are expected to live up to God's edicts, regardless of the consequences…to base our policy making on such commitments would be a dangerous thing.” Barack Obama, Call to Renewal Keynote Address, June 28, 2006 Barack Obama on…Religion as Obstacle to Peace : Barack Obama on…Religion as Obstacle to Peace “Given the increasing diversity of America's population, the dangers of sectarianism have never been greater.” Barack Obama, Call to Renewal Keynote Address, June 28, 2006 Barack Obama on…Being a “Progressive” Christian : Barack Obama on…Being a “Progressive” Christian “My particular set of beliefs may not be perfectly consistent with the beliefs of other Christians." Barack Obama, Newsweek “Finding His Faith”, July 12, 2008 What is a Progressive Christian? : What is a Progressive Christian? “…if we truly hope to speak to people where they're at - to communicate our hopes and values in a way that's relevant to their own - then as progressives, we cannot abandon the field of religious discourse.” Read more at: http://thelatterdays.blogspot.com/ It’s An Obamanation Barack Obama, Call to Renewal Keynote Address, June 28, 2006

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