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'God in America:' Faith and Politics

Posted October 12, 2010 | 22:27:04 (EST)

When I first started the research and development of God in America, I became intrigued by this question: What happens when people of faith become engaged in politics? What is gained, what is lost? Politics inevitably involves negotiation, compromise, power and dealing with people whose values diverge from your own....

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'God in America:' A House Divided Twice (VIDEO)

Posted October 11, 2010 | 21:23:42 (EST)

By the mid-nineteenth century, America's Protestant identity conferred national unity. But religion fractured that unity. The Civil War drove the first wedge, as North and South turned to the Bible to find warrant for their opposing stands on the issue of slavery. No sooner had the nation begun to heal...

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'God in America:' A Question of Religious Liberty (VIDEO)

Posted October 10, 2010 | 22:18:30 (EST)

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus thrust the banner of the Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella into the sands of the island he named San Salvador, or "Holy Savior," claiming the territory for Spain and announcing that henceforth its people would be Spanish subjects. Observing the native inhabitants, Columbus wrote:...

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