This website is an archive and will no longer be updated. For continuing research and analysis of faith-based social services, turn to the
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As part of its mission to produce a fuller and more informed debate on the issue of faith-based social services, the Roundtable regularly interviewed leading policymakers, scholars, researchers and stakeholders involved in the Faith-Based and Community Initiative and other government partnerships with religious charities. You can access those interviews here.

Interview Archives

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Date

 

Q&A on the Legacy of the Bush Administration’s Faith-Based and Community Initiative

11/25/2008

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Q&A on Building the Capacity of Faith-Based Organizations

11/04/2008

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Q&A on Guidance and Monitoring of Faith-Based Organizations That Receive Government Funds

10/14/2008

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Q&A on the Hiring Rights of Tax-Funded Religious Organizations

09/23/2008

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An Interview with Jay Hein, former director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

09/09/2008

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An Interview with Cheryl Magee and Mary Ambrose of the United Way for Greater New Orleans Faith-Based Initiative

08/26/2008

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An Interview with Rabbi Steve Gutow of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs

08/12/2008

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An Interview with John Ford, Plaintiff in Dismissed Lawsuit Targeting Christian Teen Home

07/29/2008

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An Interview with Lynn Portnoff, on the closing of Breachmenders Ministries

07/15/2008

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An Interview with Chip Lupu and Bob Tuttle on Changes in Rules Governing the Faith-Based and Community Initiative

07/01/2008

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An Interview with Cheryl Hill of the Maryland Office of Community Initiatives

06/17/2008

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An Interview with Eric Levine of United Jewish Communities

06/03/2008

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An Interview with U.S. Representative Mark Edward Souder

05/20/2008

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An Interview with Robert Zachritz of World Vision on the Global Food Crisis

05/06/2008

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An Interview with James Clyburn of the House Democrats' Faith Working Group

04/22/2008

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An Interview with Joseph Wingo of Angel Food Ministries

04/08/2008

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An Interview with Dr. Shaukat Ashai of the Muslim Community Center Medical Clinic

03/25/2008

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An Interview with Harris Wofford

03/11/2008

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An Interview with Rabbi David Saperstein,
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

02/26/2008

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An Interview with Chaplain Gary Friedman of Jewish Prisoner Services International

02/12/2008

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An Interview with Rev. Dr. W. Wilson Goode, Sr. on the Amachi mentoring program

01/29/2008

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An Interview with David Campbell on the California Community and Faith-Based Initiative

01/15/2008

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An Interview with Jack Calhoun, author of

01/02/2008

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An Interview with Rob Keithan of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations

12/18/2007

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An Interview with Chip Lupu and Bob Tuttle on Legal Changes Affecting Church and State in 2007

12/04/2007

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An Interview with Tulin Ozdeger of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

11/20/2007

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An Interview with John DiIulio

11/06/2007

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An Interview with Dr. Robert P. Jones of The Third Way Culture Program

10/23/2007

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An Interview with Rev. Glenn Palmberg of the Evangelical Covenant Church on SCHIP

10/09/2007

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An Interview with Susan Foster of CASA   

09/25/2007

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An Interview with Salam Al-Marayati
of the Muslim Public Affairs Council

09/11/2007

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An Interview with Rev. Bruce Davenport of St. John #5 Faith Church, New Orleans

08/28/2007

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An Interview with Bob Jaeger of Partners for Sacred Places

08/14/2007

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Candy S. Hill of Catholic Charities USA

07/31/2007

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Jim French of Oxfam America

07/17/2007

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Jason Davies-Kildea of the Salvation Army in Australia

07/02/2007

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Ethel Ware Carter of the Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta

06/12/2007

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An Interview with Rev. Dr. Fred Lucas of the Faith Center for Community Development

05/29/2007

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Rev. Michael L. Latham, Indiana Family & Social Services Chaplain

05/15/2007

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John Podesta of the Center for American Progress

05/01/2007

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An Interview with Jim Gambone, developer of "A Soldier’s Coming Home"

04/17/2007

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John Bridgeland, CEO of Civic Enterprises and Malaria No More

04/03/2007

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Steven T. McFarland, of the Justice Department's Faith-Based Office

03/13/2007

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An Interview with Eric W. Treene, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice

02/27/2007

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Professor Bob Wineburg, author of
"Faith-Based Inefficiency: The Follies of Bush's Initiatives."

02/13/2007

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Diane Sollee, director of the Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education

01/29/2007

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Robert L. Woodson Sr. of the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise in Washington, D.C.

01/16/2007

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An Interview with Rev. William Blake Rider, Rector for Christ Episcopal Church in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

01/02/2007

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Jannah Scott, Policy Advisor on Faith
and Community Initiatives, Arizona

12/19/2006

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An Interview with the Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar of the National Council of Churches

11/28/2006

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An Interview with John Green of the
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life

11/14/2006

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An Interview with Healthy Families - Nampa

10/31/2006

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An Interview with David Kuo, author of
"Tempting Faith: An Inside Story of Political Seduction"

10/17/2006

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An Interview with Terri Ann Schroeder, Senior Lobbyist for the ACLU's Washington Legislative Office in Washington, D.C.

10/03/2006

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An Interview with David Bositis of the
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

09/19/2006

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An Interview with Jay Hein, Director of the White House
Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

09/05/2006

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An Interview with Mark Earley,
President and CEO of Prison Fellowship

08/22/2006

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An Interview with Wade Horn of the
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

08/08/2006

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An Interview with Shepherd Smith
of Institute for Youth Development

07/25/2006

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An interview with Rev. Dr. Albert Sampson,
Pastor of Fernwood United Methodist Church

07/11/2006

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An Interview with Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson of BOND

06/27/2006

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An Interview with Rev. Luis Cortes of Nueva Esperanza

06/13/2006

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An Interview with Joan E. Hemenway of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

05/30/2006

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An Interview With Amy Sherman of FASTEN

05/23/2006

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Keith Rothfus, Director of the DHS
Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives

05/08/2006

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An Interview with Stanley W. Carlson-Thies

04/25/2006

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An Interview with Samuel Rodriguez, Jr. of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

04/11/2006

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An Interview with Ronald Sider of Evangelicals for Social Action

03/28/2006

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An Interview with Stephen Jordan of the
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

03/14/2006

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Law Professor Robert W. Tuttle Discusses the Settlement of the Silver Ring Thing Case

03/07/2006

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Candy Hill of Catholic Charities USA

02/28/2006

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An Interview with Mary Langley
of the Morehouse School of Medicine

02/14/2006

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An Interview with Adam Taylor on
"The State of Our Values" Campaign

01/31/2006

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Interviews with Jay Sekulow and Barry Lynn on the Nomination of Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court

01/17/2006

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An Interview with Andrea Kane and Bill Albert of the Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

01/03/2006

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An Interview with Robert Sprinkle of the Interfaith Health Program at Emory University

12/19/2005

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An Interview with Louisiana Faith-Based Liaison Johnny G. Anderson

11/29/2005

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An Interview with Annie Laurie Gaylor
of the Freedom From Religion Foundation

11/15/2005

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An Interview with Celeste Bagley

11/01/2005

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An Interview with Alton Chapman of the Chattanooga FBCI Office

10/18/2005

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An Interview with Suzie Harvey, parish administrator at the Christus Victor Lutheran Church in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

10/04/2005

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An Interview with Stephanie Wheeler of the Alaska Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

09/20/2005

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An Interview with John Berglund of the Salvation Army

09/06/2005

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An Interview with Henry Lozano of CNCS

08/30/2005

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An Interview with Quanah Crossland Stamps
of the Administration for Native Americans

08/15/2005

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An Interview with Rev. John Richmond of Youth For Christ

08/02/2005

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An Interview with Trey Childress and Senator Doug Stoner

07/19/2005

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An Interview with Law Professor Robert Tuttle
on the Retirement of Justice O'Connor

07/05/2005

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An Interview with Christine Marquez, director of consulting and capacity building for JVA Consulting

06/20/2005

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An Interview with Karen Woods,
Director of the Center for Effective Compassion

06/06/2005

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An Interview with Rev. Annie Britt-Berry

05/23/2005

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An Interview with Krista Sisterhen of the
Ohio Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

05/09/2005

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An Interview with Bert Goldberg of the Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies

04/25/2005

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An Interview with Brad Yarbrough, Director of the Oklahoma Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

04/11/2005

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An Interview with Terri Hasdorff, Executive Director of the Alabama Governor's Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives

03/29/2005

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An Interview with Marc Stern
Assistant Executive Director of the American Jewish Congress
and Co-Director of its Commission on Law and Social Action

03/14/2005

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An Interview with Professor of Religion, Charles Marsh

02/28/2005

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An Interview with Dianna Durham-McLoud,
President and CEO for the Illiana Coalition for Family and Community Restoration

02/15/2005

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An Interview with Joseph T. Jones, Jr.
Founder of the Center For Fathers

01/31/2005

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An Interview with Executive Director of MentorKids USA, Daryl Reese

01/18/2005

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An Interview with Professor Fred De Jong of Calvin College

01/04/2005

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An Interview with Marvin Olasky of the University of Texas at Austin

12/20/2004

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An Interview with Hyepin Im of Korean Churches for Community Development

11/30/2004

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An Interview with Patricia Talton of the Northwest Leadership Foundation

11/16/2004

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An Interview with Johnathan F. Austin of the Center for Urban Missions

11/01/2004

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An Interview with Reverend Alvin Burke Deer of The United Methodist Church

10/18/2004

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An Interview with Professor John Green of the University of Akron and the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

10/04/2004

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An Interview with Ronald B. Mincy of Columbia University

09/20/2004

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An Interview with Robert M. Franklin Jr. of Emory University

09/06/2004

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An Interview with Jim Lindsay of the Catholic Network of Volunteer Service

08/23/2004

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An Interview with Ned Dolejsi of the California Catholic Conference

08/09/2004

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An Interview with Rhett Power and Kathleen Moore of Habitat for Humanity, Washington DC

07/26/2004

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An Interview with Rev. Ron Hoellein and Faith Geer of St. Paul's United Methodist Chruch

07/12/2004

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An Interview with Rev. Elaine Walters of Eastern Star Church

06/28/2004

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An Interview with Reverend Dion Evans of Chosen Vessels Christian Church

06/15/2004

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An Interview with George Young, Pastor of Holy Baptist Church and Senior Advisor to the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative

05/24/2004

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An Interview with Vicki Jackson of Inland Empire Cops, Clergy, and Community Network

05/10/2004

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An Interview with Vikki Sirockman of Lydia's Place

04/26/2004

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An Interview with Liza McFadden of Volunteer Florida Foundation

04/12/2004

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An Interview with Don Winstead of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

03/29/2004

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An Interview with Rev. Linda Freeman of the Peacemaker Family Center

03/14/2004

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An Interview with Rev. David Shaheen, Pastor of Christ Lutheran Church

03/01/2004

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An Interview with Anne Corriston of Episcopal Social Services

02/17/2004

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An Interview with Lin Hatfield Dodds of UnitingCare Australia

02/02/2004

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An Interview with Edward Bradley of Oakseed Ministries International

01/20/2004

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An Interview with Lee Baugh of the S.T.E.P. (Strategies To Elevate People) Foundation

01/05/2004

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An Interview with Pat Marcum of Love INC

12/15/2003

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An Interview with Cynthia Hill-Frazier of the Church Resource Center

12/08/2003

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An Interview with Paul E. Miller of the University of Montana

11/24/2003

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An Interview with Lionel Louw, Shirley Moulder and Renier Koegelenberg of the National Religious Association for Social Development (NRASD)

11/17/2003

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An Interview with Jenni C. Spears, Member of the King's Pasture Congregation

11/04/2003

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An Interview with Paul McLendon of Volunteers of America's Faith-Based and Community Resource Center

10/21/2003

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An Interview with Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)

10/07/2003

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An Interview with Rev. Eugene Rivers of the National Ten Point Leadership Foundation

09/23/2003

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An Interview with Omar M. McRoberts of the University of Chicago

09/09/2003

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An Interview with Theodora Ooms at the Center for Law and Social Policy

08/26/2003

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An Interview with Rev. Raymond Rivera of the Latino Pastoral Action Center

08/12/2003

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An Interview with Mary Nelson of Bethel New Life

07/29/2003

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An Interview with Rev. Mark R. J. Farr of the Points of Light Foundation

07/15/2003

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An Interview with Jim Wallis of Sojourners

07/01/2003

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An Interview with Chris Pyle of Family Policy & Health

06/16/2003

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An Interview with Representative Peter Hoekstra (R-MI)

06/03/2003

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An Interview with E.J. Dionne of the Brookings Institution

05/20/2003

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An Interview with Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA)

05/06/2003

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An Interview with Drew Smith of the Leadership Center at Morehouse College

04/22/2003

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An Interview with Steven Rathgeb Smith of the University of Washington

04/08/2003

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An Interview with James E. Selmon, III of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

03/25/2003

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An Interview with Peter H. Dougherty of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

03/11/2003

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An Interview with J. David Kuo, Special Assistant to the President of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

02/26/2003

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An Interview with John F. Downing of the United Veterans of America, Inc.

02/11/2003

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An Interview with Robert L. Woodson of the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise

01/28/2003

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An Interview with K. Hollyn Hollman of the Baptist Joint Committee

01/16/2003

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An Interview with Brent Orrell of the U.S. Department of Labor

01/02/2003

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An Interview with Patrick Austin of the Cobb Community Collaborative

12/12/2002

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An Interview with Samantha Smoot of the Texas Freedom Network

11/26/2002

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An Interview with Abdulwahab Alkebsi of the Center for Study of Islam and Democracy

11/14/2002

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An Interview with Reverend Timothy McDonald of the First Iconium Baptist Church

10/31/2002

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An Interview with Professor Stephen Goldsmith, Special Advisor to the President on Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

10/17/2002

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An Interview with Feather O. Houstoun, Pennsylvania Secretary of Public Welfare

10/03/2002

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An Interview with Roundtable Researchers Lisa Montiel and Jason Scott

09/26/2002

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An Interview with Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA)

09/25/2002

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An Interview with Congressman Mark Souder (R-IN)

09/04/2002

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An Interview with Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

08/14/2002

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An Interview with Congressman Mark Green (R-WI)

07/29/2002

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An Interview with Rev. Barry Lynn of Americans United for Separation of Church and State

07/09/2002

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An Interview with Professors Ira C. of George Washington University Law School

06/26/2002

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An Interview with Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)

06/17/2002

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An Interview with James Towey of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

06/04/2002

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An Interview with Richard P. Nathan of the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy

05/15/2002

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