GOD IN AMERICA
Airs Monday-Wednesday, October 11-13, 2010 on CPTV
How has religious belief shaped American history? What role have religious ideas and spiritual experience played in shaping the social, political, and cultural life of what has become the world's most religiously diverse nation? GOD IN AMERICA, a presentation of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and FRONTLINE, will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States. The six-hour series interweaves documentary footage, historical dramatization and interviews with religious historians.
A New Adam/A New Eden
The first hour explores the origins of America’s unique religious landscape, while hour two considers the origins of America’s experiment in religious liberty.
Airdate: 10/11/2010 Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM
A Nation Reborn/A New Light
These hours explore how religion suffused the Civil War and how the forces of modernity challenged traditional faith and drove a wedge between liberal and conservative believers.
Airdate: 10/12/2010 Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM
Soul of a Nation/Of God and Caesar
The final two hours explore the post-World War II era and bring the series into the present day.
Airdate: 10/13/2010 Time: 9:00 - 11:00 PM