2008

December 20-21, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, Welton is joined by Forrest Church, a celebrated preacher and a prolific writer.  Forrest is the author of new book, Love and Death: My Journey through the Valley of the Shadow, a meditation on life which Forrest began writing after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.  And, we celebrate Hanukkah with […]

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DECEMBER 13-14, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, will President-elect Barack Obama reignite a culture war by overturning the ban on federal funding for stem cell research? Host Welton Gaddy speaks with Congresswoman Diana Degette, a leading proponent of expanding stem cell research.  Plus, a look at the recent split in the Episcopalian Church and some foreign […]

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December 6-7, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, join host Welton Gaddy as he explores some personal perspectives on the tragedy in Mumbai, India.   A Muslim peace activist offers insight into relations between Pakistan and India and a Chabad – Lubavitch rabbi remembers the two members of his faith who perished in the terrorist attacks.  Plus, a […]

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NOVEMBER 29-30, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, join host Welton Gaddy as we give thanks…thanks for the work of people who dedicate their lives to advancing the ideals of diversity and tolerance. Hear my conversations with a Muslim feminist whom I have described as a contemporary saint and a rabbi who will tell us how to […]

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November 22-23, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, what does it mean to be an American Catholic today?  Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, shares insight from her new book.  And, an advertising campaign reaches out to non-believers this holiday season.  Plus, a look at new ground in Muslim-Jewish relations. 

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November 15-16, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, a look at the keys to creating successful interfaith dialogue.  Plus, host Welton Gaddy finds out what it will take to build a stronger Religious Left. And, what’s at stake in the latest case on religion to make an appearance before the Supreme Court?

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November 8-9. 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, host Welton Gaddy discusses the election results with religion reporters Amy Sullivan and Dan Gilgoff.  Plus, a look ahead at faith in an Obama White House and some predictions about the future of the Religious Right.

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November 1 – 2, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, a look at race and religion in the 2008 election.

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October 25-26, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, host Welton Gaddy and professor Greg Lebel wrap up our State of Belief election series. Plus, a look at anti-Muslim sentiment in the press…and how do atheists, humanists and secularists feel about the amount of God talk in this year’s election? Find out more…

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October 18-19th, 2008

This weekend on State of Belief, host Welton Gaddy welcomes radio and television host Rachel Maddow for a lively discussion of religion, politics and the media in the 2008 election.

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