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Bill Moyers On Faith & Reason

Jeanette Winterson, Will Power (#103)

Thought-provoking author Jeanette Winterson and hip-hop playwright Will Power turn the ancient myths into modern-day parables. The interviews put viewers in touch with deep truths about the timeless human condition and raise the age old question of whether we are trapped by fate or can change it.

[56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Bill Moyers returns to PBS with a seven-part series focused on the hot-button issues of faith and reason. Are fear and violence the inevitable consequence of clashing beliefs, or is a more tolerant world possible? Moyers will explore the ideas of leading thinkers on the relationship between religious fundamentalism and democracy, equality and human rights.

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