Suhag Shukla, managing director of the Hindu American Foundation, on the issues related to Hinduism addressed at her organization’s recent Eighth Annual Washington, DC Advocacy Days, and how the prevalence of other religions in the news impacts her own. Hear the extended interview here.
Kevin Eckstrom, editor-in-chief at Religion News Service, to discuss the many news headlines this week on the intersection of religion, government and politics, including a Supreme Court case, Pulpit Freedom Sunday, the Values Voter Summit, and the spread of the Occupy Wall Street protests. Hear the extended interview and read the transcript here.
Laura Lee, author of Angel, on her new novel’s exploration into the often tenuous relationship between homosexuality and religion. Hear the extended interview here.
Plus, Rev. Gaddy will announce the recipients of this year’s Interfaith Alliance Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom awards. They will be honored at a gala ceremony November 13 in New York.