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The God Caucus? Marrakesh Declaration; Auburn for Change – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio –

The Iowa Caucuses. With evangelicals making up 64% of the vote, is winner Ted Cruz God’s Own Candidate? We’ll ask political management expert Greg Lebel.

Also, the Marrakesh Declaration: a bold step to defend the rights of religious minorities. We’ll find out more from Imam Mohamed Magid, who was there. We’ll also touch on President Obama’s historic visit to a Baltimore mosque this week.

And an update on the exciting work being done at Auburn Seminary in New York City. We’ll catch up with President Katherine Henderson, and Paul Raushenbush, who’s just made the move to Auburn after years with the Huffington Post.

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Atheist in Iowa; New Hampshire Priorities; Evangelical Endorsements; Voter Religious Preferences – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio –

Here comes the presidential primary season! We’ll find out what it’s like confronting candidates on secular issues from Iowa Atheist activist Justin Scott, who’s asked the kind of direct, constitutional questions the media seem unable to ask.

Also, is New Hampshire really feeling the Bern? I’ll talk with Neil Levesque, director of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.

We’ll look at the religious forces driving the vote – and handing out political endorsements – in Iowa and beyond with journalist Sarah Posner.

And we’ll explore the new Pew Research Center survey on Faith and the 2016 Campaign with Senior Researcher Jessica Martinez.

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Exemption is the Rule; Interfaith Religious Right; Global Justice – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio –

A shocking new report from Political Research Associates. It’s titled, “When Exemption is the Rule: The Religious Freedom Strategy of the Religious Right,” and we’ll talk with the author, Frederick Clarkson.

Also, Dr. Neil Young, who’s just published a book titled, WE GATHER TOGETHER: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics.

And the Rev. Elder Pat Bumgardner, pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church of New York and the executive director of the Global Justice Institute. She’ll update us on her important work fighting for freedom in some of the most oppressive places in the world.

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