The recent reports of the death of progressive religion have been greatly exaggerated, or so wrote Dr. Jill K. Gill in a thought-provoking response on Religion Dispatches to New York Times columnist Ross Douthat. Dr. Gill, an associate professor of history at Boise State University, joins Welton this week to discuss her article and why she thinks liberal religion is a counterculture that is about to bloom. This fascinating conversation explores progressive religion and Dr. Gill, a historian, traces its origins to centuries before the New Testament.

Click the “play” button above to hear the extended interview. To download this audio, click here. Transcript coming soon. To hear the entire July 28, 2012 State of Belief Radio program,  click here.

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