“Growing up in a Christian fundamentalist home in
Eliminating that stigma, Rev. Gaddy insists, is especially important today in a society full of religious and political arrogance. The Interfaith Alliance and State of
“I am amazed by how much we share in common and sorry for how long it took me to discover that reality. Struggle is our common lot in life,” says Rev. Gaddy. “We seem to have an inherent revulsion to simplicity, impatience with easy answers, and suspicion related to any claim that one solution promises to fit and solve all problems.”
Also on the show: Nica Lalli, author of Nothing… Something to Believe In; Lynn Garrett, Senior Religion Editor for Publisher’s Weekly, on the recent increase in prominent books on atheism; and Roger Hickey, co-director of the Campaign for America’s Future, on the Take Back America Conference next week.
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