This weekend on State of Belief, a look at the relationship between religion and the jurisprudence of Justice Antonin Scalia. USA Today legal correspondent Joan Biskupic shares insight from her new book, American Original: The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. And George Washington University politics professor Greg Lebel weighs in on the State of the Union.
Plus, Craig Detweiler joins host Welton Gaddy by phone from the Sundance Film Festival to talk religion on the big screen in films like The Book of Eli, Avatar, and The Lovely Bones. Craig Detweiler is director of the Center for Entertainment, Media and Culture at Pepperdine University. His books include Into the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the 21st Century and Halos and Avatars: Playing Video Games with God. Check out his blog.
And, we’ve got comments from our listeners on the closure of Air America and our recent story on the so-called Jesus rifles.
Religion and radio done differently – this weekend on State of Belief.