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Exactly - but Christianity is NOT transmitted by birth

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Submitted by Charles Martel (United States), Sep 17, 2012 at 23:37

Christianity requires baptism and first communion or confirmation, depending on denomination.

NO significant Christian denomination treats people as "Christian" who have not received those sacraments. This alone disqualifies Obama as a "Christian". Note that even Jeremiah Wright carefully talks around this issue.

Obama was certainly NOT BAPTIZED as a child. Neither his atheist mother nor his secure Muslim father would have been interested in having him baptized.

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