Bill Moyers: Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith

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Author, philosopher, university professor, and comparative religion expert Huston Smith believes that on some fundamental level, all religions are basically the same - a conviction that prompted him to author and issue the bestselling tome The World's Religions in 1958 . As an extension of this, he argues that each of the world's major faiths - Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism - contain eternal truths that unite all of mankind. As originally screened on public television, this ...
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Overview

Author, philosopher, university professor, and comparative religion expert Huston Smith believes that on some fundamental level, all religions are basically the same - a conviction that prompted him to author and issue the bestselling tome The World's Religions in 1958 . As an extension of this, he argues that each of the world's major faiths - Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Confucianism - contain eternal truths that unite all of mankind. As originally screened on public television, this five-episode program delves into Smith's teachings, via a series of reflective discussions with venerable broadcast journalist Bill Moyers.
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Special Features

12-Page viewer's guide with an examination of god in different religions and articles on religious rules, the concept of service, and the Architecture of Faith; ; Biographies of Huston Smith and Bill Moyers and a gallery of religious iconography; ; Plus an article on miracles and discussion questions at athenalearning.com
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/20/2011
  • UPC: 054961859795
  • Source: Athena
  • Language: English
  • Time: 4:36:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,456

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bill Moyers: The Wisdom Of Faith with Huston Smith
1. Virtues and Atrocities [4:38]
2. Art Is Religion; Religion, Art [7:44]
3. The Dancing Shiva [9:51]
4. Unusual Chanting [10:37]
5. What Are You, Buddha? [3:40]
6. Zen Training [6:52]
7. Go Forward [8:36]
1. The Chinese Soul [3:56]
2. Yinyang [7:51]
3. Huston's Home Town [4:39]
4. Social Relationships [8:34]
5. Culture [2:42]
6. Three Families [9:05]
7. Yoga for Beginners [10:55]
1. Different Truths [3:30]
2. Why People Pray [8:59]
3. Who Is Jesus? [8:08]
4. The Cross [7:02]
5. Jewish Traditions [10:47]
6. Conscience [10:24]
7. Dealing with Death [5:38]
Disc #2 -- Bill Moyers: The Wisdom of Faith with Huston Smith
1. A Roadmap for the Will [7:06]
2. Come to Prayer [11:54]
3. Architecture [6:36]
4. Dancing [5:43]
5. Poetry and Love [8:05]
6. An Emerging Force [9:52]
7. Bringing People Together [4:40]
1. Looking Back [7:06]
2. Huston Smith's Convictions [11:54]
3. The Role of Science [6:36]
4. Greater Intelligence [5:43]
5. An Imperfect World [8:05]
6. Teaching and Preaching [9:52]
7. My Own Being [4:40]
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Disc #1 -- Bill Moyers: The Wisdom Of Faith with Huston Smith
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      Hinduism & Buddhism
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      Christianity & Judaism
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      Episode 1: Hinduism & Buddhism
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      Episode 3: Christianity & Judaism
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      Islam
      A Personal Philosophy
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      Episode 4: Islam
      Episode 5: A Personal Philosophy
   Religious Iconography
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2015

    Mr. Moyers can tell Jesus He is one and the same as thousands of

    Mr. Moyers can tell Jesus He is one and the same as thousands of demi-gods of Hindu basic simplistic rational thought would lead one to understand this is RUBBISH but Satan will enjoy.

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