Religious progressives are having an impact on the Obama White House, says religion and politics expert John Green, " but there's no lack of activity among religious conservatives."
Tufts University international relations professor Vali Nasr and veteran Middle East correspondent Kate Seelye, now a vice president at the Middle East Institute in Washington, discuss President Obama's speech to the world's Muslims.
Read comments and analysis by religious leaders, scholars, and others on President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world.
One thing Rep. David Price (D-NC) expects to hear in Obama's June 4 address is "a sense of humility that also has a religious undertone, that we recognize that we're fallible and that national causes are not to be identified in any unequivocal way with God's will."
Political philosopher Tod Lindberg, author of "The Political Teachings of Jesus," reflects on the role of values in presidential approaches to foreign policy and how to translate ethics into policy.
Faith-based organizations are making their own assessments of the president's first 100 days. Some see a chance for new partnerships. Others say religious outreach hasn't been inclusive enough.
President Barack Obama is in Turkey, where he is reaching out to a majority Muslim country and talking about bridging the East-West divide.