Tag: Barack Obama

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    A recent expansion of the federal hate crimes law “does not suspend the First Amendment,” says New York Times staff writer David Kirkpatrick, “and there’s nobody, I think, on either side of the US Senate or House of Representatives that intends to see preachers locked in jail.” More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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    In his response to receiving the peace prize, the president said “we must pursue a new beginning among people of different faiths and races and religions, one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect.” More

    October 9, 2009 | Comments

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    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."

    September 18, 2009 | Comments

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    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.

    June 5, 2009 | Comments

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    Read comments and analysis by religious leaders, scholars, and others on President Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world.

    June 4, 2009 | Comments

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    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."

    May 29, 2009 | Comments

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    Is it appropriate for a Catholic university to honor a president whose views on abortion differ from the teachings of the Catholic Church? More

    May 15, 2009 | Comments

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    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.

    May 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Shaun Casey, author of THE MAKING OF A CATHOLIC PRESIDENT: KENNEDY VS NIXON 1960, talks with Kim Lawton about religion’s role in the 1960 presidential race. More

    May 4, 2009 | Comments

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    In the ongoing national debate about the morality of torture, the question is whether it is ever the lesser evil. Under certain circumstances, can torture be justified? Two ethicists, Shaun Casey and Jean Bethke Elshtain, discuss torture and its moral limits. More

    May 1, 2009 | Comments

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