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Faith in the 2012 Election Faith in the 2012 Election
Religion emerged as an important issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. The personal religious identity of President Barack Obama and the Republican candidate, Governor...

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Commentary on the Election Commentary on the Election
This collection gathers together key statements from politicians, campaign officials, journalists, and others as they analyze and react to the role of religion in the 2012...

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Jacques Berlinerblau, Director of the Jewish Civilization Program at Georgetown University, on President Obama’s Religious Strategy in the Election

October 17, 2012
As for Obama, his strategy seems clear: lay low of the religion stuff and wherever possible reframe the hazardous “religious freedom” debate as one about economics and women’s health.
Jacques Berlinerblau Jacques Berlinerblau
Jacques Berlinerblau is an Associate Professor and Director of the Program for Jewish Civilization at the School of Foreign Service. Berlinerblau has published on a wide variety of issues ranging from the composition of the Hebrew Bible, the...