God in America
Soul of a Nation/Of God and Caesar (3 of 3) (#103)
Explore the contradiction of Supreme Court decisions and fresh religious energy at the heart of the post-war era. Then, explore the political aspirations of the religious right, and the re-emergence of a religious voice in the Democratic Party. [116 minutes]
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Full Program: How religion suffused the Civil War 51:09
Full Program: Revivals and crusades in the post-World War II era 56:10
Full Program: Modern-day religious and political aspirations; America's diverse religious marketplace 55:18
Full Program: Modernity challenges traditional faith, driving a wedge between liberals and conservatives 55:58
Full Program: The origins of America's experiment in religious liberty 56:45
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Series Description: GOD IN AMERICA tells the sweeping and dramatic history of religion in the public life of America, from the arrival of Columbus in 1492 to the 2008 election. The series explores the potent and complex interaction between religion and democracy, the origins of the American concept of religious liberty and the controversial evolution of that ideal in the courts and the political arena.
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