Sarah Posner, Senior Editor at Religion Dispatches, on the significance of last weekend’s controversial prayer rally in Houston organized by Texas Governor Rick Perry and this weekend’s Ames Straw Poll in Iowa, to the beginning of the Republican presidential nominating process.
Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister of Judson Memorial Church in New York City, on the lessons she learned from participating in lobbying for marriage equality in New York, which can be applied far beyond the issue of gay marriage to the role of religion in social issues more generally. She is also an author who recently wrote about the topic for Religion Dispatches.
Plus, Rev. Gaddy shares some initial thoughts in advance of the upcoming 10th anniversary of September 11th.