2016

October 22, 2016 – Latinos Vote! with organizer Dolores Huerta

It’s been 23 years since the death of legendary labor leader Cesar Chavez, co-founder of the United Farm Workers. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, you’ll hear from the other co-founder, Dolores Huerta — a legendary organizer in her own right. Huerta has continued her advocacy work to this […]

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October 15, 2016 – This Week: Trump’s “locker room talk”

A growing number of women have had it with Donald Trump – and with conservative leaders who excuse his remarks as quote-unquote “locker room talk.” This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore how some evangelical women are reacting to Trump. The newly-surfaced recording of a major party presidential […]

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October 8, 2016 – Explaining Trump and the evangelicals

Did we learn anything during last week’s vice presidential debate that will help voters cast their ballot in November? This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll answer that question and much more. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by investigative journalist Sarah Posner to explore what was significant, […]

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October 1, 2016 – Getting personal and political with Rachel Maddow

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow covers the vital topics of the day on her show, but you can bet there are some thoughts she can’t share on television. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we explore those topics as we devote the full hour to an exclusive, in-depth conversation with […]

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September 24, 2016 – Bigotry in the race for President

Don’t you think it’s high time for voices of moral leadership to weigh in on the divisive, hateful rhetoric of the 2016 campaign? We certainly do. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll explore the moral aspects of the presidential campaign. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by […]

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September 17, 2016 – Religious Right activists descend on DC

Last weekend’s Values Voter Summit in the nation’s capital drew thousands of Religious Right activists to hear fringe figures and national political figures alike, including Donald Trump and Mike Pence. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll get an on-the-ground report from the conference, which is organized each year […]

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September 10, 2016 – Remembering 9/11 with a father who’ll never forget

With the passing of Labor Day weekend, we’re into the home stretch of the political season. In fact, early voting starts soon in a number of states. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’ll take stock of this roller coaster ride of an election. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy will […]

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September 3, 2016 – State of Belief Celebrates Labor Day

This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we’re celebrating the holiday with a remarkable interview from the past. Host Rev. Welton Gaddy was joined in 2013 for the full show by Rt. Rev. John Shelby Spong, the retired Episcopal Bishop of Newark, NJ, who had recently authored the book, “The Fourth Gospel: Tales […]

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August 27, 2016: Religious Freedom At Large

The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom has just been issued. This week on State of Belief, Interfaith Alliance’s radio show and podcast, we will discuss the highlights – and the lowlights – among the report’s findings. Our host Rev. Welton Gaddy will be joined by our nation’s Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, […]

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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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