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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.

Upcoming episodes

Eco-Spirituality, Hava Nagila: The Movie, and more February 28, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Understanding our origins; the myth of Christian persecution; and Hava Nagila: The Movie.


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Recent episodes

Heavenly Sex and Interfaith Marriage February 21, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Check out Dr. Ruth's Torah-approved sex advice, and the learn about the challenges and joys of interfaith relationships.


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Victims of War and Islamophobia: Europe’s Refugee Crisis February 14, 2017 | 12:00 pm

As one Slovakian leader put it, 'How can Muslims be integrated if they aren't going to like it here?' Why Europeans are afraid of welcoming Muslim refugees.


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The Whiteness of Jesus, The Dead Sea Scrolls Go Digital, and More February 7, 2017 | 12:00 pm

How depictions of a fair-skinned Jesus linked whiteness with godliness, and the Dead Sea Scrolls as you've never seen them before.


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Rep. Keith Ellison, America’s First Muslim Congressman January 31, 2017 | 12:00 pm

In 2006, Rep. Keith Ellison became the first Muslim elected to Congress. Now he's seeking to lead the opposition to President Trump as chair of the Democratic Party.


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Morals and the Self-Righteous Mind January 24, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Democrat Barney Frank once said, 'we're not perfect, but they're nuts.' This week: Why it's so easy to dismiss people who think differently from us.


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Remembering MLK January 17, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Soon, Barack Obama hands over the White House keys to Donald Trump in our divided United States of America. We ask a pastor, what would Martin Luther King say?


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How to Be a Diplomat January 10, 2017 | 12:00 pm

How to be a diplomat-- changing hearts and minds on the world stage, or in a small Midwestern town named after a Muslim military hero.


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God and Gov: Israel Edition January 3, 2017 | 12:00 pm

What did the founders mean when they declared Israel a "Jewish state"? And we meet Israel's hottest TV stars: the sweet Yeshiva boys of "Liturgical Poet."


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Extreme Do-Gooder’s Parts 1 and 2 December 27, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Extreme Do-Gooders - Part 1 Larissa MacFarquhar, author of Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help. The Kindness of Strangers Kirsty McGuire, radio documentary about a woman who does a random act of kindness every day for a year. Along with The First Hindu Priest and Monk at an American University Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan, first Hindu Chaplain at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Streaming on the web at KKFI.org


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Extreme Do-Gooders December 27, 2016 | 12:00 pm

The Bible tells us it’s better to give than to receive... but can you go too far? This week: stories of people who help strangers more than the ones they love.


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