By Ray Kirstein on February 4, 2016
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 […]
Atheist in Iowa; New Hampshire Priorities; Evangelical Endorsements; Voter Religious Preferences – Next State of Belief!
By Ray Kirstein on January 28, 2016
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 […]
By Ray Kirstein on January 22, 2016
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 […]
By Ray Kirstein on January 18, 2016
As we celebrate ten years of State of Belief Radio, host Welton Gaddy shares some personal reminiscences about a decade of continuous broadcasting from the intersection of religion, government and politics. The First Ten Years: Welton Gaddy Remembers How it All Started
By Ray Kirstein on January 17, 2016
As we celebrate ten years of continuous broadcasting, here’s where it all started: ten years ago, with Rev. Welton Gaddy hosting his first-ever guest, the late Walter Cronkite.
By Ray Kirstein on January 14, 2016
Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – As we celebrate a hard-earned 10th anniversary on January 15th, 2016, we’ll revisit the first interview we ever aired – with the late Walter Cronkite, “the most trusted man in America,” and an active promoter of Interfaith Alliance’s work after his retirement as […]
By Ray Kirstein on January 8, 2016
Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – The president announces executive actions to fight gun violence. We’ll talk with Pastor Mike McBride of the PICO Network, who’s long been at the forefront of faith-based activism on this issue. (You can watch video of Pastor Mike in-studio with Welton in 2013, […]
The Real Cost of Islamophobia; Year-end Interfaith Alliance Roundup; Trump’s Evangelical Supporters – Next State of Belief!
By Ray Kirstein on December 11, 2015
Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – Islamophobic hysteria is at a level we haven’t seen before in this country. How far could it really go – and what’s the impact it’s already having on Muslim Americans? We’ll talk with Farhana Khera, Executive Director of leading civil rights organization, Muslim […]
By Ray Kirstein on November 24, 2015
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow called on Welton Gaddy to comment on the wholesale absence of truth from the current presidential campaign – in particular the immunity of one particular candidate from any kind of consequences no matter what he says – or tweets. From Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.
By Ray Kirstein on November 19, 2015
Here’s what’s coming up this weekend on State of Belief Radio – Troubling new statistics about American attitudes toward minority religions, races, and the future. Public Religion Research Institute CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones will be with us to discuss PRRI’s latest American Values Study. Also, a compelling argument against a knee-jerk military response to recent […]