"It is well documented that the Religious Right thinks President Barack Obama either isn’t religious enough or is the “wrong” religion. But it turns out that when it comes to presidents and their personal beliefs, these sentiments are nothing new. As it turns out, Americans have a long history of claiming that the president just isn’t Christian enough for their liking.
In his new book Religion in the Oval Office, author Gary Scott Smith examined the theological background of 11 presidents from John Adams through Obama. Smith, who chairs the history department at Grove City College, concluded that the American public is never satisfied with the president’s level of observance.