In 2008

Jesus once said, “blessed are the poor,” but some millionaire televangelists preach the exact opposite. The author of a new book on the Prosperity Gospel tells us how these preachers turn their money into political influence. Sarah Posner of the American Prospect, will join us.

Plus… religion is back on center stage in the Democratic presidential race. We’ll take a sneak peak at the Pennsylvania primary with Professor Greg Lebel of the George Washington University.

And…we assess the impact of the Pope’s visit to America with Father Thomas Reese of the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University.


State of Belief explores the intersection of religion with politics, culture, media, and activism. Through interviews with newsmakers and celebrities, reports from the field, and his own commentary, Welton shows how religion and radical freedom are best friends and how the religious right is wrong – wrong for America and bad for religion.

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