UA-130573019-1 2019 June

Archive for June 2019

A priest from Montana who became Archbishop of Seattle during the height of the Cold War, made his mark challenging our government's atomic and military policy and the Church's support for the poor and marginalized. 

Raymond Hunthausen died last year after leaving his mark on our society and the Church he loved and served, which often didn't support him. 

Scholar Frank Fromherz joined us from Portland, OR to discuss his new book, "A Disarming Spirit, The Life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen" 

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Independence Day gives us another opportunity 
to reflect on the ideological tug-of-war of religious freedom in America. 
The Declaration of Independence is our topic today. 
What can we make of the four references to god in the text? 
Should we listen? 
Our guest is author and academic Ira Stoll. 
He's the author of the books - Samuel Adams: A Life, and JFK, Conservative. 
He's also the managing editor of Education Next - 
An education policy journal published by 
Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.


Ira Stoll joined Beliefs producer Jay Woodward from his office in Boston. 

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An old debate resurfaces around this year’s Souther Baptist Convention. Complementarianism is a theological view that men and women fulfill separate and complementary roles in life.  

Central to these conversations is renown Bible teacher Beth Moore.

Pastor? Teacher? Preacher? Disobedient? What kind of complementarian.

Emily McFarlan Miller is a national reporter for RNS based in Chicago. She covers evangelical and mainline Protestant Christianity.  She joined Beliefs producer Jay Woodward to see what people are saying about complementarianism today. 


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As they will tell you - two great comedians and two great religions come together in a stand-up comedy show that doesn't pull punches... and they swear that's what gives the show power and mission.  

Ashley Blaker and Imran Yusuf are united in their devotion to God and Comedy. Of self-awareness and observation.  

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Jesuit Priest Father James Martin. A thoughtful and respected voice in the Catholic Church. 

He’s the author of the book, Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter Into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity.  

Known for his progressive theological views on a variety of subjects, he has turned his attention to homosexuality. Father Martin is a passionate advocate for embracing a community often shunned by the Church. 


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