Searching for God in America

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Word Pub., 1996 - United States - 515 pages
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Based on the new PBS series of the same name, Searching for God in America offers a compilation of our nation's collective conversations about God. A guide to compelling faith journeys, from the signing of the Mayflower Compact in 1620 to the present, Searching for God in America provides first-person accounts of religious experiences which have empowered American history. Photos.

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Wonderful collection of writings and in depth interviews with eight major figures in religion in America. The videos of the interviews are worth watching if you can find them, but the full interviews are especially candid and insightful. Read full review


Conversations about Faith 1996
Harold Kushner
Dr Roberta Hestenes

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Hugh Hewitt is an author, educator, broadcaster, and attorney who graduated from Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School. Hewitt has served as counsel in the White House and for the state of California. He is a partner in the law firm Hewitt & McGuire and a professor at Chapman University School of Law. He was also appointed to a four-year term on the California Arts Council. Hewitt is a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register. He appears as a commentator on such TV shows as Nightline, the Today Show, and Larry King Live. He hosted the PBS series Searching for God, modeled after his book by the same name. Hewitt was awarded an Emmy in 1995 for co-hosting the show Life and Time.

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