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Bill Moyers Journal

Episode #1248

With economic, political, and social strife across the globe, prominent religious scholar Karen Armstrong discusses our human commonalities and her work on an international charter for compassion. The renowned author of The Battle for God and The Bible: A Biography, Armstrong is a 2008 recipient of the coveted TED Prize. In a distinguished career encompassing time as a Roman Catholic nun, an academic, and a television broadcaster, Armstrong has become one of the world's foremost commentators on religious affairs, who first drew attention with her critically-acclaimed book Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet. [52 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Veteran journalist Bill Moyers returns to PBS with a weekly public affairs series that features interviews and news analysis on a wide range of subjects, including politics, arts and culture, the media, the economy and issues facing democracy. Moyers is re-inventing the broadcast for the 21st century.

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