This weekend on State of Belief, a look at the keys to creating successful interfaith dialogue.  Plus, host Welton Gaddy finds out what it will take to build a stronger Religious Left. And, what’s at stake in the latest case on religion to make an appearance before the Supreme Court?

Host Welton Gaddy speaks with LA Times Supreme Court correspondent, David Savage about the case, Pleasant Grove City v. Summum.  Does a city have the right to display one religious monument but then reject another?  Find out how the Justices might answer that question.

Plus, author and journalist Frederick Clarkson shares insight from his new book, Dispatches from the Religious Left: The Future of Faith and Politics in America.

Welton discusses the challenges and successes of interfaith work with Clark Lobenstine, director of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, and Francis Tiso, Director of Interreligious Affairs of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.  Both Reverend Tiso and Reverend Lobenstine are contributors to the new book, Interactive Faith: The Essential Interreligious Community-Building Handbook.

And don’t miss our report from the Day of Witness led by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture.


Religion and radio done differently – this weekend on State of Belief.

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