May 6th, 2017 – Executive disorder

On Thursday, President Trump marked the National Day of Prayer with a controversial new executive order intended to advance the political Christian Right’s vision of religious freedom. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore the potential impact of the order and find out how people across the spectrum […]

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April 29th, 2017 – Anti-Semitism on the rise

Alarming new findings about anti-Semitism in America were released this week. On State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore the Anti-Defamation League’s new report which documents the alarming surge in anti-Semitic incidents last year, followed by a further spike in the first months of 2017. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be […]

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A Call to Earnest Citizenship: Rachel Maddow Interview Video and Transcript

State of Belief Radio host Rev. Welton Gaddy, spoke with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow about the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, the stress that many Americans are feeling in the face of profound changes in our nation’s leadership, and how these changes have – or have not – changed Rachel’s work and outlook. Since […]

April 23rd, 2017 – Rachel Maddow returns to State of Belief

Shortly before the 2016 election, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow joined Rev. Welton Gaddy on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, for a wide-ranging discussion of the potential outcomes of the looming vote. Rachel and Welton promised to speak again in early 2017 to discuss what has changed, and what needs to change. […]

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Rachel Maddow in an age of Trump – Next State of Belief!

Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – Our long-planned, exclusive, post-election interview with Rachel Maddow, host of the Rachel Maddow Show on MNSBC. It’s hard to believe how much has changed in this country in the short time since the inauguration of Donald J Trump as President of the United […]

April 15th, 2017 – Faith & Freedom Awards

Happy Easter! Happy Passover! This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll hear highlights from the 2017 Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Awards held earlier this month in Washington, DC. Receiving this year’s awards were legendary public radio host Diane Rehm and attorney, activist and Gold Star father Khizr Khan. […]

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April, 9th, 2017 – Before Sean Spicer, there was Mike McCurry

As we grapple with an unprecedented loss of faith in media and government in America, we’ll hear from someone who has navigated both. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll speak with Mike McCurry, who served as President Clinton’s press secretary during some of the most contentious moments in […]

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April 1, 2017 – Being Muslim in America

A number of minority groups have been in the political and cultural crosshairs of late, perhaps none more so than American Muslims. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll speak with a researcher who recently conducted a comprehensive survey of American Muslims and will share the key findings with […]

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March 11, 2017 – Muslim Ban 2.0

Weeks after the nationwide chaos that resulted from the Trump administration’s first Muslim ban, the president has signed a revised executive order. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore whether the new ban is just like the old one. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Jonathan […]

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March 4th, 2017 – Polling the Trump Presidency

As with most things involving President Trump, his address before a joint session of Congress landed very differently with his supporters and opponents. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll take a step toward understanding why many Americans hold diametrically opposing views by digging into the polling data. Host Rev. […]

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