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There is an email circulating claiming that Barack Obama is a Muslim.  In attempt to set the record straight he’s done a series of interviews.  Here’s an excerpt from the conversation he had with Christianity Today.

I am a Christian, and I am a devout Christian. I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ…

I believe that that faith gives me a path to be cleansed of sin and have eternal life. But most importantly, I believe in the example that Jesus set by feeding the hungry and healing the sick and always prioritizing the least of these over the powerful. I didn’t ‘fall out in church’ as they say, but there was a very strong awakening in me of the importance of these issues in my life. I didn’t want to walk alone on this journey. Accepting Jesus Christ in my life has been a powerful guide for my conduct and my values and my ideals.

He also answers questions about abortion and the evangelical vote.  Click here to read the whole interview.

(I found this over at Ed Gilbreath’s Reconciliation Blog.  He’s a wise and insightful man be sure to make him regular read.)

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