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The battle for the Bible

Author: Bill D Moyers; Gail Pellett; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2004]
Series: God and politics.; Moyers collection on DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moyers reports on the fight over interpretation of the Bible between fundamentalist and moderate Southern Baptists for control of the denomination. Explores the power struggles taking place within the Baptist church, as a faction of conservative Baptists strive to "purify" church doctrine and assert literal interpretation of the Bible. The movement is evolving into a major political force, with close ties to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Gail Pellett; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 56746832
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally produced for the television broadcast in 1987 by Public Affairs Television, Inc. and WNET-TV.
Credits: Edited by Michael Collins ; title music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Bill Moyers, host.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: God and politics.; Moyers collection on DVD.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; a presentation of WNET/New York ; produced and directed by Gail Pellet.

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Moyers reports on the fight over interpretation of the Bible between fundamentalist and moderate Southern Baptists for control of the denomination. Explores the power struggles taking place within the Baptist church, as a faction of conservative Baptists strive to "purify" church doctrine and assert literal interpretation of the Bible. The movement is evolving into a major political force, with close ties to the Republican Party, and the intention of bringing fundamentalist doctrine into school curricula.

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