This weekend on State of Belief:

Sarah Posner of Religion Dispatches on how faith is shaping the politics of our country – from the Democrats’ outreach to religious groups, to the impact of the controversial new school curriculum passed by the Texas Board of Education.

Jason Steinhauer, Liaison Specialist, Veterans History Project, a part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, on the role of Jewish American soldiers in World War II, and how the war changed their place in postwar America.

Chaplain Sheri Snively, author of “Heaven in the Midst of Hell: A Quaker Chaplain’s View of the War in Iraq,” on her experience in Iraq as a U.S. Navy chaplain assisting marines and Iraqi citizens.

Plus, Rev. Gaddy offers his thoughts on the mix of emotions he feels during Memorial Day weekend.

 

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