Awakening or Bad Religion?

In the three months since my new book, Christianity After Religion, released many people have wanted to talk with me about “the end of church.”  But readers and interviewers seem more reluctant to talk about the other theme of my book: the possibility of awakening.  Not Welton Gaddy of Interfaith Alliance and State of Belief radio.  He goes to the heart of the matter.  Is there an awakening happening in faith and politics?  I argue that there is a new sort of faith “beyond conventional boundaries” based on experience and a new sense of connection, justice, and unity.  And I take on Ross Douthat’s new book, Bad Religion. Listen in and weigh in:  What do you think?  Are we moving through an awakening?

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