*One of the many accusations of President Obama is that he is a Muslim.

But why do people think this?

What did they read? Do they feel it’s because of his name?

Here’s a column on why some Christians think President Obama is a Muslim.

Ever since the first anonymous email circulated claiming he was a Muslim, President Obama has maintained that he is a Christian. In fact, he told Christianity Today “I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.”

That widely-publicized interview and his repeating of that same statement on several occasions did little to sway those that refused to believe he isn’t a Muslim. In fact, according to The Huffington Post that erroneous belief continues to this day:

Three and a half years into the presidency of Barack Obama, 17 percent of registered voters still believe that he is a Muslim despite the fact that he is a Christian, according to a poll released Thursday by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Forty-nine percent correctly identified that he is a Christian, while 31 percent of respondents said they did not know.

Read more at MadameNoire.