The Exodus Of Young Evangelicals, The COVID Vaccine In Sports, And Soon-To-Be Astronaut Wally Funk
For decades, Christian evangelicals were the fastest-growing religious group in this country. Now, some young evangelicals are abandoning the faith.
And: There’s a new competitive edge in pro sports — the COVID vaccines.
And finally: Tomorrow, July 20, Wally Funk will become the oldest person ever to fly to space. So today, our conversation with Funk on her last day as a non-astronaut.
- Wally Funk - An American aviator with nearly 20,000 flight hours and a former member of the Mercury 13 program
- Alex Kirshner - A writer and editor; he co-hosts the Split Zone Duo podcast and co-writes the Moon Crew newsletter
- Terry Shoemaker - A lecturer on religious studies and American studies at Arizona State University
Colin McEnroe, Betsy Kaplan, Cat Pastor, and Jeff Tyson contributed to this show, part of which originally aired August 16, 2016.