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The root of all evil

Author: Richard DawkinsRussell BarnesDeborah KiddIWC Media.Channel Four (Great Britain)All authors
Publisher: [Altadena, CA] : distributed by Skeptics Society, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Dawkins is astounded that religious faith is gaining ground in the face of rational, scientific truth based on hard evidence. He explores the state of the 3 Abrahamic religions in the world today, from the political influence of rich, powerful Christian fundamentalist institutions in America to the deadly clash of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Middle East. Episode 2 looks at sectarian religious  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dawkins; Russell Barnes; Deborah Kidd; IWC Media.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Skeptics Society.
OCLC Number: 253835311
Notes: Originally produced as a 2 part television documentary in 2006.
Credits: Presented by: Richard Dawkins.
Performer(s): Richard Dawkins, Yousef Al-Khattab, Ted Haggard, Richard Harries.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: [Episode 1.] The god delusion (47 min.) --
[Episode 2.] The virus of faith (47 min.).
Other Titles: God delusion.
Virus of faith.
Root of all evil (Television program : 2006)
Responsibility: IWC Media production for Channel 4 Television ; produced by Deborah Kidd ; directed by Russell Barnes.

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Richard Dawkins is astounded that religious faith is gaining ground in the face of rational, scientific truth based on hard evidence. He explores the state of the 3 Abrahamic religions in the world today, from the political influence of rich, powerful Christian fundamentalist institutions in America to the deadly clash of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Middle East. Episode 2 looks at sectarian religious schooling, and the increase in the numbers of faith schools. Discusses morality in relation to religion.

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