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Television: Presidential mixture

by David Winter

GOD Bless You Barack Obama? (BBC2, Monday of last week) was a bold attempt to pin down the religious beliefs of the President of the United States. He emerged as a man of genuine faith — distinctly Christian, but not easily pigeon-holed.

The programme, presented by the theologian Robert Beckford, talked to many of America’s Protestant leaders and commentators. They described him variously as left-wing in his adherence to the principles of the Sermon on the Mount, ...

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