Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... September 23, 2019 Show 664 Hour 1

The Dacotah Territory International Visitors Program is hosting a delegation of religious leaders under the auspices of the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program. One of the items on their agenda was to visit with people on the Pine Ridge Reservation to share ideas and bring back ideas for their own indigenous people and regions.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... January 23, 2018 Show 261 Hour 2

Hani Shafai is President of Dream Design International and Rapid City and a leader in Rapid City community development. This Friday he speaks at the Black Hills Forum & Press Club's January meeting about Islam. He joins us for a conversation about faith and freedom of religion in South Dakota.

In The Moment ... November 27, 2017 Show 227 Hour 2

He was a Georgetown-educated doctor with a passion for rural healthcare. Dr. Ayaz Virji is Chief of Staff for Johnson Memorial Health Services and Medical Director at Primary Care Clinic in Dawson, Minnesota. Dr. Virji delivers a Wolf Talk at Northern State University in Aberdeen on November 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Blue Room at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. We talk about the 2016 election, the racism and hatred this Muslim physician has experienced in small-town America, and the potential path to interfaith healing.

In The Moment ... Geneive Abdo/Festival Of Books

Sep 22, 2017

In the Moment ... September 22, 2017 Show 183 Hour 2

Geneive Abdo is a specialist in political Islam.  She's at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood to discuss her latest book, The New Sectarianism.  Abdo is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East in Washington, D.C.  She's also a lecturer at the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.

In The Moment ... May 16, 2017 Show 094 Hour 1

Today we spend the hour talking about faith. Our first guests are Reverend Carl Kline of the First Congregational Church of Christ in Watertown,

Dr. Ahrar Ahmad, professor emeritus at Black Hills State University, talks about "Islam's Troubled Image" prior to his lecture at BHSU Rapid City. The conversation includes the origins of several misperceptions regarding Islam, the "awkward relationship" between Islamic countries and Western nations, optimism for the future, and steps the faithful can take to reclaim the soul of Islam in their lives and in the world.

Changes In Egypt's Government

Jul 18, 2013

Two weeks after Egypt's military removed President Mohamed Morsi and interim government has been formed.  Interim head of state Adli Mansour, the judge leading the army-backed administration, swore in 33 mainly liberal and technocratic ministers at the presidential palace on Tuesday.  Tim Schorn, associate professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota, provided comment on the recent changes in Egypt's government and what it means for the country's future.

Understanding Muslim Societies

Sep 25, 2012

Marc Lynch, Director of the Middle East Studies Program at George Washington University, is one of the world's leading experts on Middle Eastern studies and societies.  Lynch publishes frequently about the politics of the Middle East and was one of the first to anticipate the impact of new social media on Arab politics.  He'll deliver the speech, "Understanding Muslim Societies," at the South Dakota State University McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center Thursday at 7 p.m.