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WHAT IS THE STATE OF BELIEF?

State of Belief Radio: Where Religion and Democracy Meet.

Every week, host Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush is in conversation with the most fascinating and impactful civic and religious leaders across the country, casting a vision for a just and welcoming nation, while protecting our democracy from the threat of extremism and bigotry in any form. State of Belief Radio celebrates the creative contributions our diverse belief systems can offer for the future and invites listeners to join together as we build a nation with liberty and justice for all.

 

To bring The State of Belief to your audience – free – every week, please contact Ray Kirstein, Producer, at (202) 681-4246. Via email: rkirstein@interfaithalliance.org

 

THE STATE OF BELIEF AUDIENCE In addition to a weekly radio broadcast and podcast, State of Belief Radio produces resources that affiliates may leverage for their own use:

  • Extended interviews for streaming and download
  • Transcripts for reference and journalists’ use
  • Interactivity via email and listener telephone line
  • Social networking activity including Facebook and Twitter
With a nationwide membership and numerous local affiliates, Interfaith Alliance supports State of Belief Radio and opportunities to grow audience for individual affiliate stations nationwide.
To bring The State of Belief to your audience – free – every week, please contact Ray Kirstein, Producer, at (202) 681-4246. Via email: rkirstein@interfaithalliance.org
RECENT STATE OF BELIEF GUESTS
Recent guests on The State of Belief include:
  • Jeff Sharlet, investigative journalist and best-selling author of C StreetThe Family, and his brand-new book, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War
  • Rev. Adam Russell Taylor, President, Sojourners; author, A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community
  • Dr. Najeeba Syeed, Executive Director of Interfaith at Augsburg University, Ramadan as a call to interfaith engagement
  • Father James Martin, SJ, Editor-at-large, America Magazine
    Building inclusive spaces within and beyond the Church
  • Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner, Executive Director, Skinner Leadership Institute; Founder, Religions United to Save Democracy
    Organizing to promote civic engagement and defend voting rights
  • Chris Stedman, former Humanist Chaplain, Harvard University
    Religion Professor, Augsburg University; LGBTQ Interfaith Activist
    Author, Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground With the Religious
  • Joshua DuBois, Former head, Obama White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
    Post-midterm election analysis
  • Cheryl Contee, CEO, The Impact Seat Foundation; Founder, Do Big Things
    Post-midterm election analysis
  • Mary Bonauto, Senior Attorney, GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders
    One of the attorneys who successfully argued the Obergefell case before the Supreme Court
    Passage of Respect for Marriage Act
  • Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Trinity United Church of Christ
    Author, Dancing in the Darkness: Spiritual Lessons for Thriving in Turbulent Times
    Personal and spiritual insights for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Shane Claiborne, co-founder, Red Letter Christians; Author, Rethinking Life: Embracing the Sacredness of Every Person
  • Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Poor People’s Campaign
    Economic Justice as a faith-driven election issue

Special Focus on Christian Nationalism

  • Katherine Stewart, Journalist and Author, The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism
  • Dr. Robert P. Jones, President, Public Religion Research Institute; Amanda Tyler, Executive Director, Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Freedom
  • Dr. Sabrina Dent, Center for Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation
    Dr. Andrew Whitehead, Christian Nationalism scholar
  • Reshma Saujani, Girls Who Code, Marshall Plan for Moms
    Skye Perryman, Democracy Forward
  • State-level Christian Nationalism threats with leaders of Interfaith Alliance local affiliates: Connie Ryan (Iowa); Rev. Paul Namon (Upstate New York); Rabbi Carl Choper (Pennsylvania)

 

  • Special focus on Antisemitism:
    https://stateofbelief.com/showarchive/2023/confronting-antisemitism/confronting-antisemitism/
  • Rabbi Sharon Brous, Founder & Senior Rabbi, IKAR Los Angeles
  • Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
  • Rev. Jennifer Bailey, Founder and Executive Director, Faith Matters Network
  • Rabbi Joshua Stanton, Senior Fellow, Clal; Senior Rabbi, East End Temple, NYC
  • Rabbi Sandra Lawson, Director of Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Reconstructing Judaism
  • Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, Scholar-in-residence, National Council of Jewish Women
  • Rabbi Jason Kimmelman-Block, Washington Director, Bend the Arc Jewish Action
  • Isaac Luria, Director of Voice Creativity and Culture, Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

To bring The State of Belief to your audience – free – every week, please contact Ray Kirstein, Producer, at (202) 681-4246. Via email: rkirstein@interfaithalliance.org

STATE OF BELIEF TECHNICAL
The State of Belief is produced in two forms:
COMMERCIAL: conforms to the Clear Channel “Less is More” talk programming clock, with 39:50 of program content in four segments. The show is delivered:
NON-COMMERCIAL: 51:00 of program content in four segments.
The show is delivered:
  • Via ftp download in .mp3 segments for commercial and non-commercial radio clocks
  • Via direct download from the stateofbelief.com website affiliate page
The State of Belief is produced with :10 bumper music into and out of all segments, with the exception of theme music at the beginning and ending of the full show.

Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush hosts weekly conversations with inspiring spiritual leaders, civic exemplars, artists and activists from across the country who are working, in the words of the great James Baldwin, ‘to achieve our country.’ The State of Belief features personal stories of resilience with individuals from diverse backgrounds and offers stories from communities across America who are working for an inclusive religious diversity with dignity for people of faith and no faith.

Paul convenes national strategy discussions on how citizens and politicians can work together to cast a vision for a just and welcoming nation, while protecting our democracy from the threat of extremism and bigotry in any form, including Christian Nationalism. The State of Belief celebrates the creative contributions our diverse belief systems can offer for the future and invites listeners to join together as we build a nation with liberty and justice for all.

The State of Belief. Where Religion and Democracy Meet.

 

To bring The State of Belief to your audience – free – every week, please contact Ray Kirstein, Producer, at (202) 681-4246. Via email: rkirstein@interfaithalliance.org

 


 

CURRENT SHOW DOWNLOAD:

JULY 20-21, 2024: AMY SPITALNICK

COMMERCIAL CLOCK – TOTAL PROGRAM TIME 39:50 IN 4 SEGMENTS (19:00 + 20:50)

SEGMENT 1 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part I (13:05)

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SEGMENT 2 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part II (5:55)

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SEGMENT 3 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part III (9:52)

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SEGMENT 4 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part IV (10:58)

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NONCOMMERCIAL CLOCK – 51:00 IN 4 SEGMENTS

SEGMENT 1 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part I (12:40)

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SEGMENT 2 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part II (10:42)

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SEGMENT 3 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part III (10:42)

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SEGMENT 4 – Amy Spitalnick, CEO, Jewish Public Affairs Council, Part IV (16:56)

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FULL SHOW: 55:10

 

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JULY 13-14, 2024: JEFF SHARLET

COMMERCIAL CLOCK – TOTAL PROGRAM TIME 39:50 IN 4 SEGMENTS (19:00 + 20:50)

SEGMENT 1 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part I (13:05)

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SEGMENT 2 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part II (5:55)

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SEGMENT 3 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part III (9:52)

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SEGMENT 4 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part IV (10:58)

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NONCOMMERCIAL CLOCK – 51:00 IN 4 SEGMENTS

SEGMENT 1 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part I (12:40)

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SEGMENT 2 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part II (10:42)

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SEGMENT 3 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part III (10:42)

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SEGMENT 4 – Jeff Sharlet, The Undertow: Scenes from a Slow Civil War, Part IV (16:56)

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FULL SHOW: 51:00

 

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