Hello everyone and welcome to State of Belief—the blog that is. I welcome you to State of Belief on line with the same enthusiasm that I find in us getting together on the radio. I hope that we can meet each other here on a regular basis to exchange ideas; reflect on breaking news; comment on the good, the bad, the ugly, and the beauty that fill our days; keep each other informed about significant stories from the campaign trail; and maintain a vigorous dialogue on the proper relationship between religion and government institutionally, faith and politics personally, and people of faith and people of no faith communally.
I have great expectations for the capacity of the State of Belief Blog to facilitate meaningful conversations between people whose diversity may be their only commonality, as we begin, but whose diversity ultimately contributes to informed civil dialogue and a strong, inter-active community.
Thanks for joining us. We look forward to the rich exchanges of insights that will follow.