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Interfaith Voices

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Interfaith Voices is the nation’s leading public radio show about faith, ethics and spirituality. Each week we offer you analyses of the big headlines alongside lesser-told stories – those of Orthodox Jewish artists and African-American atheists, Muslim feminists and spiritual seekers. Through these stories, a rough sketch of our country’s religious landscape begins to emerge. It’s a marketplace of beliefs and ideas too complex for sound bites, and too important to ignore.

That’s why Interfaith Voices matters.

We believe interfaith understanding is more than hollow jargon. It is integral to being informed and engaged citizens in the most religiously diverse country on earth. Polite society might try to avoid talking about religion and politics, but Interfaith Voices believes that we must talk about both – together.

We strive to:

  • educate the public about the religious and ethical issues behind the news
  • explore the mystery of spiritual experience
  • invite guests and listeners from a wide diversity of traditions, including those with no religion
  • promote dialogue, especially on contentious moral topics
  • present many faith traditions and points of view – faithfully, clearly and compellingly

Interfaith Voices does not preach or proselytize, and is not affiliated with any religious organization. We are an independent public radio program.

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Moving Towards the Light: Stories of Near Death Experiences June 28, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Can the mind survive the death of the brain? A skeptic and a believer debate the meaning of close encounters at the edge of death.

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What’s So Radical About Saying “Radical Islam,” Plus Being Queer and Muslim June 21, 2016 | 12:00 pm

We take stock of the political spat over the phrase "radical Islam," and speak with a documentary filmmaker who values both his LGBTQ and Muslim identities.

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Remembering Muhammad Ali Outside the Boxing Ring June 14, 2016 | 12:00 pm

We examine how Muhammad Ali's religious convictions lead him into controversial friendships, political minefields, and a tour of Muslim countries in Africa.

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Losing Her Child to Extremism, Stopping Others June 7, 2016 | 12:00 pm

A mother shares the story of how her son was radicalized and joined ISIS, and experts share their thoughts on how to counter recruitment efforts by terror groups.

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To Elect Godly Leaders, Evangelicals in U.S. Politics May 31, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Does faith inform your vote? This week we hear from two evangelicals on how their religion informs their stance on Trump.

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God and Gov: LGBT Christians and Church-State Relations in Russia May 24, 2016 | 12:00 pm

We travel to Russia to meet LGBT Christians and dive into the historical relationship between the Orthodox Church and the Kremlin.

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Helpful or Harmful, Religious Responses to Domestic Violence May 17, 2016 | 12:00 pm

What do religious texts say about domestic abuse? And when victims seek guidance from religious leaders, do they get the help they need?

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Religion and the Arab Spring, then Sexual Assault on a Mormon Campus May 10, 2016 | 12:00 pm

It’s the five-year anniversary of the Arab Spring. We ask what role religion played in the uprising.

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Prince: A Musical Genius, a Sex Icon, and a Jehovah’s Witness May 3, 2016 | 12:00 pm

An in-depth look at the pop icon's little-known religious beliefs. Plus, the Jewish American divide over Israel.

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On Her Own: Diane Rehm on Faith, Loss, and a New Cause April 26, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Legendary radio host Diane Rehm says her husband's death gave her a new cause. Plus, finding a balance between religious liberty and LGBT rights.

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