Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

Dr. C. Welton Gaddy is a Baptist minister and heads up the Interfaith Alliance, an organization of liberal religious leaders. In this interview, he offers a wide-ranging critique of the president's faith-based initiative, focusing in particular on how it "undercuts the authority, the uniqueness, the power of religion." He also talks about the "disturbing politics" he finds in the faith-based initiative and he addresses the question of whether politicians should put forth their political views based on religion.