Show Archive

September 27, 2014 – Faith Communities Rally for the Climate

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, the Rev. Welton Gaddy and his guests take a look at how the interfaith community is responding to climate change, including a report from the largest mass action for our climate in history. We review the top religion news stories from the […]

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September 20th, 2014 – Just War, or just war?

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, Welton looks into the biggest political stories of the day from several unique religious perspectives. We’ll hear from a Christian theologian about the situation with ISIS, a prominent Rabbi tells us about the Jewish New Year, and two activists fill us in […]

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September 13, 2014 – The Nuns on the Bus Ride Again!

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, Rev. Welton Gaddy has a jam-packed show full of the most exciting stories on religion and politics out there today. As we commemorate the anniversary of the tragedy of September 11, we’ll hear from Rev. Myrna Bethke of Septermber 11th Families for […]

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Sep 6th, 2014 – ISIS, The Election, and Breaking the Stained-Glass Ceiling

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, Rev. Welton Gaddy takes a look at several issues confronting American religious communities today. First we’ll hear from the immediate past president of the Islamic Society of North America, Imam Mohamed Magid, about how the American Muslim community has been affected by […]

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August 30, 2014 – Faith and Politics: from Ferguson to Austin, Washington to Moscow

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, Rev. Welton Gaddy investigates some of the most intriguing and difficult stories in the religious world today. Tune in for a special dialogue with The Very Rev. Dr. Gary Hall and Rev. Dr. Derrick Harkins on the religious implications of, and faith […]

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August 23, 2014 – Checking in from the Intersection of Religion and Politics

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast, Rev. Welton Gaddy and his guests take a look at several hot-button issues at the intersection of religion and politics in the news this week. We’ll hear from scholar and writer Patricia Miller about the changing relationship between Catholic women religious and […]

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August 16, 2014 – Fighting Marginalization, Bias and Violence

On this week’s State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show, Welton and his guests will take a hard look at some of concerning situations around the country and around the world. We’ll hear from Pastor Michael McBride of PICO National Network who has been closely following the situation in Ferguson, MO. Two experts will […]

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Aug 9th, 2014 – Welton is Back for This Week on State of Belief with ‘Pulpit Politics Revisited’

On this week’s State of Belief, Welton Gaddy returns to the host’s chair. We’ll hear from a leading LGBT rights activist in Iowa about a growing movement of young conservatives who support marriage equality. We’ll also get the latest on the Internal Revenue Service’s agreement to stand up to pulpit politics, and delve into a […]

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August 2, 2014 – Bishop Gene Robinson and the refugee crisis at the border

On this week’s State of Belief, special guest host Bishop Gene Robinson will step in for Welton Gaddy, who continues to take some time off. This week, the host and all four guests bring their perspectives to discuss the ongoing problem concerning the increased waves of Central American refugees at the U.S./Mexico border. Tune in […]

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July 26, 2014 – #BornPerfect, Survey Surprises and the Interviewer’s Interview

On This week’s State of Belief, special guest host Greg Lebel, Assistant Professor of Political Management at the George Washington University, sits in for Welton. We will discuss the Pew Research Center’s new survey on Americans’ feelings towards different faith groups, one organization’s courageous efforts to combat the toxic “ex-gay” therapy industry, and the role […]

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