Bill Moyers: On Faith and Reason + Bill Moyers –
Genesis: A Living Conversation (Acorn/Athena
DVD Sets/Part One)
B- Sound: B- Extras: C Features: B-
Moyers is a world renowned journalist, who has had such amazing accomplishments
as serving as the Press Secretary for Lyndon B. Johnson. In recent years Bill Moyers has made himself
famous (and rich no doubt) doing a number of public speaking appearances and
making a series of documentaries.
Recently DVD has been the format of choice for Moyers releasing a number
of religion inspired documentaries.
have Bill Moyers – Genesis: A Living
Conversation, which discusses creation, humanity’s fall, the flood, Abraham
and Isaac, Joseph in Egypt,
and much more. Moyers dives head first
into the stories that have inspired religions for generations. Moyers essentially heads a round table
discussion featuring some of the most influential and accomplished minds. Unique perspectives are given all around as
the ancient tales are picked apart to uncover deeper meaning, historical
significance and to separate fact from fiction.
In all 10 well known biblical stories are discussed, each displaying a
huge degree of passion and insight. The topics
featured on this set are as follows:
- In God’s Image
- The First Murder
- Call and Promise
- Family Affair
- The Test
- Blessed Deception
- God Wrestling
anyone who has read the Bible or at least has a mild understanding of its
writings, then it is no surprise that it features some of the most violent,
sexual explicit and controversial text of all time. Moyers and his guests discuss the ins and
outs that have made the Bible so shocking, tragic and fascinating.
conclusion of this review can be found at this link….
- Michael P. Dougherty II