God In America

October 2013

S1 Ep6 - Of God and Caesar

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Of God and Caesar - A look inside the tumultuous 400-year history of the intersection of religion and public life in America. The final episode brings the series into the present day, exploring the political aspirations of the religious right, the dynamics of the contemporary religious marketplace, and the re-emergence of a religious voice in the Democratic Party. (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) PG CC

S1 Ep5 - Soul Of A Nation

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Soul of a Nation - A look inside the tumultuous 400-year history of the intersection of religion and public life in America. This episode explores the post-World War Two era, when rising evangelist Billy Graham tried to inspire a religious revival that fused faith with patriotism in a Cold War battle with 'godless communism'. Meanwhile, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. emerged as a modern-day prophet, calling upon the nation to honour both biblical teachings and the founders' democrat...

S1 Ep4 - A New Light

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A New Light - A look inside the tumultuous 400-year history of the intersection of religion and public life in America. This episode explores the intellectual and cultural conflicts between traditional religious beliefs and the forces of modernity, which reached a crescendo in the 1925 trial of John Scopes, a Tennessee teacher arrested for teaching evolution. (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Part 4 of 6) (Rpt) PG CC
September 2013

S1 Ep3 - A Nation Reborn

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A Nation Reborn - A look inside the tumultuous 400-year history of the intersection of religion and public life in America. This episode looks at how religious belief shaped the origins of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln's actions during the conflict. As Northern abolitionists and Southern slaveholders clashed over the question of slavery, both sides turned to the Bible to argue their cause, with each side declaring God was on its side. (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of ...
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