Show Archive

August 20, 2016 – An imam gunned down in Queens

Last weekend, an imam and his aide were brutally murdered in broad daylight in Queens while walking home from their mosque. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we will explore the impact on those who knew the victims, and the broader Muslim community. Our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will […]

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August 13, 2016 – Team USA goes interfaith

We’ve all seen female Muslim athletes wearing hijabs competing for Team USA at the Rio Olympics, including fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we will explore the challenges, and significance, of this development. Our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Solmaz Sharif, co-founder of […]

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August 6, 2016 – Compelling voices from the DNC

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we feature additional voices from the Democratic National Convention. Our host Rev. Welton Gaddy and Interfaith Alliance president Rabbi Jack Moline were on the ground in Philadelphia last month and interviewed politicians, activists, faith leaders and more. Don’t miss the second half of […]

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July 30th, 2016 – Conversations from the DNC in Philadelphia

As the drama of the Democratic National Convention unfolded in Philadelphia this past week, State of Belief served up daily interviews with diverse voices from across the political spectrum. Our host Welton Gaddy was there, microphone in hand, along with Interfaith Alliance president Jack Moline and professor Greg Lebel of George Washington University. From lawmakers […]

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July 23, 2106 – Dispatches from the Republican National Convention

Each day of the GOP gathering in Cleveland, our host Welton Gaddy spoke to experts and commentators from across the political spectrum about what we were hearing from the arena stage. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we offer up highlights from those conversations. You’ll also hear Welton’s thoughts […]

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July 16, 2016 — The End of White Christian America

America is no longer a majority white Christian nation. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we grapple with what that means for the nation. Our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Dr. Robert Jones, author of the consequential new book, “The End of White Christian America.” Jones, who heads […]

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July 9, 2016 — The Nuns on the Bus ride again!

The Nuns on the Bus are back on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast. Our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by Sister Simone Campbell to discuss her message for American voters.  The nuns first made headlines in 2012 when they got on a bus and took their message of social justice to the […]

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July 2, 2016 – Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! We are celebrating July 4th with some unforgettable interviews from the past. We’ll talk about the Founding Fathers and the fight for the cherished freedoms we hold dear. You’ll hear from best-selling author Jon Meecham, who spoke to Welton right after publishing his book, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation. This […]

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June 25, 2016 – Donald Trump Finds Religion

Meeting with 1,000 conservative evangelicals on Tuesday, Donald Trump questioned the religious beliefs of Hillary Clinton and vowed to let churches endorse from the pulpit. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will get a perspective on the “Trumpvangelicals” from Sarah Posner, an investigative reporter at the intersection […]

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June 18, 2016 – In the wake of Orlando

We mourn the loss of 49 lives in Orlando, Florida and seek solutions in the face of another senseless tragedy. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will speak with The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson, longtime advocate for LGBT inclusivity in religious life and the […]

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