Obama at the U.N.: A New Religion Doctrine

Lauren Markoe of the Religion News Service enumerates the five main points from President Obama’s United Nations speech. Responding to recent protests in the Middle East, Obama emphasized the importance of free speech, particularly in the realm of religious freedom and tolerance, as well as the dangers of extremism. These points taken together, writes Markoe, “add up to as close to an Obama Doctrine on Religion as we’ve seen.” 

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