The Last Protestant?

Originally published on August 24, 2012. The 2012 presidential election is surprising in one important respect. Protestants of various sects dominated national leadership until John F. Kennedy broke the barrier in 1960. Yet today there is only one Protestant in the...

Obama and God

Originally published on January 19, 2010. As President Obama completes his first year in office, little attention has been given to a question that sparked raucous argument during the campaign. How would Barack Obama’s religious beliefs affect his performance as...