Tune in this weekend to Interfaith Alliance’s weekly radio show and podcast State of Belief as we examine last week’s massacre in Norway and this week’s protest at the U.S. Capitol by a coalition of religious leaders demanding that budget decisions not exclude the poor and underprivileged. You’ll hear from…

Alejandro Buetel, Government and Policy Analyst at the Muslim Public Affairs Council, on the vulnerabilities in some of today’s global counter-terrorism efforts as evidenced through the Norway attacks; and needed improvements to responding to terrorism today. Click here to listen to the extended interview and read the transcript

Mark Juergensmeyer , Professor of Sociology and Director of Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on what he found in analyzing Anders Behring Breivik’s 1,500-page manifesto before the attacks; and his defense of the use of the term “Christian terrorist.” Click here to listen to the extended interview

Plus, Rev. Gaddy shares why he participated in the protest at the Capitol with other religious leaders last Thursday. You’ll hear excerpts from his conversations with some of those leaders as they walked to the Capitol for the protest, including Rev. Paul Sherry of Interfaith Worker Justice, Sister Simone Campbell of NETWORK, Wade Henderson of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Rev. Jennifer Butler of Faith in Public Life, Rabbi David Saperstein of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and Dr. Bob Edgar of Common Cause. And you’ll hear Rev. Gaddy’s remarks at the close of the event.  You can read more about the rally here.


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