Is Barack Obama a Christian?


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While the private religious opinions of a person can never be known with certainty, Barack Obama has regularly claimed to be Christian. Raised primarily in a nonreligious household, Obama's views on the subject changed as he grew older, eventually causing him to embrace the Christian faith. As president, he attends services at Evergreen Chapel, Camp David.

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Is Barack Obama a Christian?
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During an interview with "Christianity Today," Barack Obama described himself as "a devout Christian" and specifically cited his belief in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In a 2010 press release, the president acknowledged that he came to believe in "the precepts of Jesus Christ" because of the effect they had in his life.

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