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Margaret Atwood

Author: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©2006.
Series: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can spirituality, compassion, and emotional honesty survive in the face of oppression and religious fundamentalism? Canadian author Margaret Atwood, author of such classics as The Handmaid's Tale, The Edible Woman, and The Blind Assassin, speaks to Bill Moyers about agnosticism, the hunger for meaning, and the distinction between belief and knowledge.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 2006
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 709672219
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: 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 Oct. 13, 2006.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (35 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Bill Moyers Introduces Margaret Atwood (1:58) --
Witches in Salem: Fear and Oppression Then and Now (4:26) --
Losing Freedom (2:06) --
Theocracy in America (2:52) --
Interpreting Religious Symbolism (5:13) --
Injustice in the Name of God (1:54) --
Atheism and Agnosticism (1:14) --
Perceptions of God (2:15) --
Oral History: Why Didn't Jesus Write a Book? (2:31) --
Mythology and Human Nature (2:00) --
The Idea of God (5:24).
Series Title: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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Can spirituality, compassion, and emotional honesty survive in the face of oppression and religious fundamentalism? Canadian author Margaret Atwood, author of such classics as The Handmaid's Tale, The Edible Woman, and The Blind Assassin, speaks to Bill Moyers about agnosticism, the hunger for meaning, and the distinction between belief and knowledge.

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