Khizr Khan

Finally, we’ll close the show with an excerpt from our conversation with Gold Star dad, Muslim activist and attorney Khizr Khan. On Tuesday evening in Washington, DC, Khan will receive the 2017 Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award from Interfaith Alliance in recognition of his work promoting democratic values, religious freedom and civil discourse.

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Sister Simone Campbell

Deep cuts to government programs that help the poor and the needy may be politically popular with many Americans right now, but are those cuts moral? Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the Catholic social justice group NETWORK and the original Nun on the Bus, will discuss the moral aspects of Trump’s proposed federal budget […]

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Susan Katz Miller

With Easter and Passover both less than two weeks away, we’ll revisit a 2013 conversation with interfaith family advocate Susan Katz Miller, author of “Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family.”

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Dalia Mogahed

Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Dalia Mogahed, Research Director for the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, for a data-based look at how the 2016 election, President Trump’s Muslim ban and the surge in Islamophobia have weighed on American Muslims. This is the second such survey conducted by Mogahed, and we look […]

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Sarah Posner

Finally, Welton will be joined by investigative journalist Sarah Posner, author of a provocative new piece in the New Republic headlined, “Amazing Disgrace.” In the article, Posner explores the unlikely synergy between the thrice-married and biblically illiterate Trump and the Religious Right.

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Kim Lawton

Many of us were deeply saddened to learn that the long-running PBS program Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly was ending its run after nearly two decades. The show’s managing editor and correspondent, Kim Lawton, will join us for a look back at her tenure at the show and a discussion of the challenges facing religion journalism […]

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Dahlia Lithwick

Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by one of the nation’s top analysts of the high court, Slate legal journalist and commentator Dahlia Lithwick, who has compellingly described Gorsuch as having been “hatched in a Federalist Society lab.” We’ll hear what she means by that and get her perspective on how the nomination will […]

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March 25th, 2017 – Justice Gorsuch?

In a week packed with political news, the most significant development was almost certainly the confirmation hearing of judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll get an expert look at the nominee and his potential impact over perhaps the […]

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Interfaith Alliance 2017 Faith and Freedom Awards Invitation

Interfaith Alliance 2017 Faith and Freedom Awards Invitation

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Fletcher Harper, Greenfaith

Finally, Welton will be joined by Fletcher Harper, executive director of Greenfaith, for a discussion of how the anti-environment policies of the Trump administration are impacting faith-inspired activism to protect creation. With so much attention being paid elsewhere, it’s time for us to give the environment the attention it deserves.

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