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This weekend on State of Belief, host Welton Gaddy talks with the author of a new book on a conservative Christian philosophy with a surprising take on the command to be fruitful and multiply.  Plus, the winner of a recent film contest tells us about his entry on being young and Arab in America.  And, how does a Muslim mortgage differ from a tradition home loan? We find out.

Interfaith Alliance staff member and State of Belief contributor William Blake joins Welton in studio to talk about a recent ruling in Texas upholding a mandatory moment of silence for public school children.

Plus, Humayun Sohel from the Ameen Housing Co-operative talks about the practice of offering Muslim mortgages for those whose religious beliefs prohibit the paying or charging of interest.

And, journalist Kathryn Joyce discusses her new book, Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement, a look at the conservative Christian philosophy that encourages women to shun any type of birth control or family planning. 

And Nabil Abou-Harb, recent winner of the “One Nation, Many Voices” film contest, tells Welton about his short film, Arab in America. Read Nabil’s blog!


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


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