This week on State of Belief, faith and the Democratic convention. Senator Barack Obama’s director of religious affairs, Joshua Dubois joins host Welton Gaddy to talk about the role faith will play in Denver and author Ronald Aronson asks “What about Democrats who are not people of faith?” Plus, a look at what it means to be progressive and religious. That and more…
Host Welton Gaddy addresses the concerns of secularists at this year’s convention with author and college professor Ronald Aronson. Ronald Aronson recently penned an op-ed, “What about Democrats who are not people of faith?” He is the author of the new book Living Without God: New Directions for Atheists, Agnostics, Secularists, and the Undecided. He teaches at Wayne State University.
And, Welton speaks with Joshua Dubois, director of religious affairs for the Obama campaign, about faith, politics and what’s in store for Denver.
Plus, what does it mean to be progressive and religious? Robert P. Jones, author of Progressive & Religious: How Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist Leaders are Moving Beyond the Culture Wars and Transforming American Public Life, joins Welton for a conversation in studio.
Don’t miss our intersections awards…and Welton issues a challenge to all Democrats. Lend us your ears!…and eyes, and voices. We are analyzing what’s said and not said at the Democratic convention and we need your help. Find out more.
Religion and radio, done differently – this week, on State of Belief.