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Author: Bill D MoyersHuston SmithPamela Mason WagnerWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], ©1996.
Series: Wisdom of faith.; Films on demand.; Moyers colleciton.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Smith discovered Islam as an adult, and became enamored with Islamic conceptions of order, justice, mercy, and compassion. He still prays five times a day as Muslims do. The Sufis opened the doors of Islam to Smith. Through their trance-inducing dances, these mystics bring God into the immediate moment. Smith and Moyers discuss misconceptions about Islam held in the West today.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm),1996
Named Person: Jesus Christ
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Huston Smith; Pamela Mason Wagner; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 741357658
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of: The wisdom of faith.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 06, 2007.
Title from distributor's description.
Credits: Photographers, Edward Marritz ... [et al.]; editor, Juliana Parroni; composer, Thomas Wagner.
Performer(s): Hosted by Huston Smith and Bill Moyers.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: System requirements: FOD playback platform.; Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Bill Moyers Introduces Huston Smith (3:13) --
Islamic Prayer (5:18) --
The Koran (4:25) --
The Mosque (2:14) --
Muhammad's Role in Islam (3:59) --
Islamic Mystics and the Five Pillars of Islam (4:44) --
Sufis Dance to Experience the Divine (5:20) --
Mysticism (3:01) --
Mystical Sufi Poetry (5:46) --
Authentic Mystical Experience (1:00) --
Symbolic Head Coverings in Islam (1:20) --
Misunderstanding Islam (4:18) --
Common Ground Among Religions (2:52) --
The Value of Different Religious Traditions (3:28).
Series Title: Wisdom of faith.; Films on demand.; Moyers colleciton.
Other Titles: Wisdom of faith (Television program)
Responsibility: produced and directed by Pamela Mason Wagner ; a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; a presentation of WNET New York.

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Smith discovered Islam as an adult, and became enamored with Islamic conceptions of order, justice, mercy, and compassion. He still prays five times a day as Muslims do. The Sufis opened the doors of Islam to Smith. Through their trance-inducing dances, these mystics bring God into the immediate moment. Smith and Moyers discuss misconceptions about Islam held in the West today.

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