American Religious Town... Episodes

2010, TV Show

American Religious Town Hall episodes

Oct 31, 2010: Islamaphobia or Anti-Islamic Sentiments
Oct 24, 2010: Universities: Faith Statements and Anti-Discrimination Policies
Oct 17, 2010: Is Life Becoming Too Rushed?
Oct 10, 2010: Inter-Faith Marriages
Oct 03, 2010: Believers and Discontent of Government
Jun 27, 2010: The Battle for the Mind
Jun 20, 2010: Anglicans and Roman Catholics
Jun 13, 2010: Crucifixes in State Schools
Jun 06, 2010: Responsibility Revolution
May 30, 2010: Sexting
May 23, 2010: Pre-Approved Evangelism
May 16, 2010: Authentic Islam
May 09, 2010: Stardom
May 02, 2010: A Christian View of War
Apr 25, 2010: End of a Superpower?
Apr 18, 2010: Mixture of Religious Beliefs in the US
Apr 11, 2010: The Trinity
Apr 04, 2010: God & Natural Disasters
Mar 28, 2010: President Obama & Racism
Mar 21, 2010: Children's Rights/Religious Freedom
Feb 28, 2010: Exploited Children
Feb 21, 2010: C Street: The Intersection of Religion & Politics
Feb 14, 2010: Poverty
Feb 07, 2010: Morality: Mea Culpa Society
Jan 31, 2010: Damnation
American Religious Town Hall
American Religious Town Hall
Afterlife
American Education Today
American of the Year 1975
Annual Convention Banquet
The Annual Convention
Are Denominations in the Plan of God?
Are We Our Brother's Keeper?
Business Ethics
Capital Punishment
Charismatic Movement
The Christian and His Money
The Church and Its Relationships
Church and State 1972
The Church of God
The Church Today Should Change It's Method of Evangelism
Churches and the Good News of the Gospel
Civil Rights Movement
The Devil
The Divinity of Christ
Drug Abuse
The Everlasting Gospel to All the World
The Everlasting Gospel Based Entirely upon the Literal Teachings of the Scriptures
Family Reunion Singers
The Freedom of Proselytism
God, Images and Idols
God's Chosen People
Has the True Messiah Really Arrived?
The Hereafter of Man
The Holocaust
How Free Is Freedom?
How Should We Handle Stimulants and Narcotics in the Unied States?
Human Suffering
If World Evangelism Laid Hold of God's Full Power...
Is the Bible the Word of God?
Is Mass Evangelism the Answer to the World's Conversion?
Is the Second Coming of Christ Necessary?
Israel's Antimissionary Law
Love Your Neighbor
Man in the World
Medical Ethics
The Misery and Grandeur of Man
The Mission of the Church
The Old Law and the New Law
Organized Religion and Political Action
Is Crime Entirely a Matter of State?
Prayer in Schools
Prayer
Public Funds for Private Schools
The Real Meaning of Love
Religious Folk Songs
Rule of Faith
The Sabbath
Should Evangelism Rest on Scripture?
The Son of God
Sources of Revelation
Thou Shalt Not Kill
Understanding Salvation
Was Christ Divine?
Who Is My Neighbor?
Why People Fail to Attend Worship
The Justice of God
The Justice of God
The American System of Justice
America the Beautiful
America the Beautiful
Anxiety and Worry
Are the Bible Teachings on Love Practical for Today's World?
Are the Bible Teachings on Love Practical for Today's World?
Can the Family Survive?
The Christian Church and Exorcism
Church and God's Intention for Womanhood
Church and God's Intention for Womanhood
Church Responsibilities
The Church Today Should Change It's Method of Evangelism
Cutting the Crime Rate
The Devil
Education and Morality
Education and Morality
The Eighth Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Steal
Four-Day Work Week
Four-Day Work Week
The Fourth Commandment: Purpose
Have Churches Turned into Social Clubs?
Have Religious Holidays Lost Their Meaning
Have Religious Holidays Lost Their Meaning
How Should You Share Your Religion with Others?
How We View Israel
How We View Israel
Is the Bible the Word of God?
Is God Impartial?
Is God Impartial?
Is It Important to Have a Vatican Diplomat?
The Kingdom of Heaven
Law and Order
The Law Before and After Christ
Medical Ethics
Miracles of the New Testament
The Misery and Grandeur of Man
The Nature of the Messiah
The Nature of the Messiah
New Religions in America
New Religions in America
The Place of Youth in Society
The Politics in the Pulpit
Politics in the Pulpit
Population Control
Racism
Racism
Reach Beyond the Stars
The Rites of Religion
The Rites of Religion
Social Justice
Social Justice
The Son of God
Understanding the Bible: Miracles
Understanding the Bible: Study
What Is Sin?
What Part Does the Second Coming of Christ Play in World Evangelism?
Where Does the Church and the Synagogue Stand Concerning Prayer in Public Schools?
Will Our Nation Be Caught Up by Charismatic Movement?
Women in American Society
Women in Ministry
Will Our Nation Be Caught Up by Charismatic Movement?
World Peace
Worry and Anxiety
American Religious Town Hall
The American System of Justice
American Religious Town Hall
Afterlife
American Education Today
Angels
The Annual Convention
Are We Our Brother's Keeper?
Betting and Gambling
Boycott
Business Ethics
Can There Be Any Evangelism Outside of Christianity?
Capital Punishment
The Christian Church and Exorcism
The Church and Its Relationships
Church and State 1972
The Church of God
Churches and the Good News of the Gospel
Civil Rights Movement
Contemporary Issues
The Devil
The Divinity of Christ
Draft Evasion and Deserters
The Everlasting Gospel to All the World
The Everlasting Gospel Based Entirely upon the Literal Teachings of the Scriptures
Forgiveness of Sins
The Freedom of Proselytism
God's Chosen People
Government and Religion
Has World Evangelism Bogged Down?
The Hereafter of Man
The Holocaust
How Should We Handle Stimulants and Narcotics in the Unied States?
Human Suffering
The Importance of a Sound Doctrine
Interpretation of the Bible
Is It Important to Have a Vatican Diplomat?
Is the Second Coming of Christ Necessary?
The Kingdom of Heaven
Love Your Neighbor
Man in the World
Material Wealth in Relationship to Religion
The Mission of the Church
Modern Living: Success
The Nature of a Commitment to God
The Nature of God
The Old Law and the New Law
Organized Religion and Political Action
Prayer in Schools
Prayer
Public Funds for Private Schools
The Real Meaning of Love
The Real Meaning of Civil and Religious Liberty
Religious Folk Songs
The Role of Ritual
Rule of Faith
Sources of Revelation
The Standards of Morality
Was Christ Divine?
What Is the Business of the Church
Where Does the Church and the Synagogue Stand Concerning Marriage and Divorce in the United States?
Where Is God in Times of Disaster?
The Will of God
World Peace
Worry and Anxiety
25th Anniversary Banquet
American Religious Town Hall
American Religious Town Hall
American Religious Town Hall
Angels
The Annual Banquet
Betting and Gambling
Biblical Narratives
Biblical Narratives
The Birth of People at the Western Wall
Charismatic Movement
Chastitiy in the Modern Age
Chastitiy in the Modern Age
Child Abuse and Community Responsibility
Church and State
Church and State 1973
The Church and Sexual Morality
The Church and Sexual Morality
Communication in Family Life
The Conceptions and Misconceptions of God
Divorce and Sex
Divorce and Sex
Evolution
Evolution
The Failure of Organized Religion
God's Part and Man's Part in Our Salvation
God's Part and Man's Part in our Salvation
Government and Morality of Men
Government and Morality of Men
Holy Communion and Atonement
Honesty and Government
Honesty and Government
Honor Father and Mother
How Free Is Freedom?
The Importance of a Sound Doctrine
The Importance of a Sound Doctrine
The Importance of a Sound Doctrine
Interpretation of the Bible
Is the World Coming to an End?
Is the World Coming to an End?
Israel and the Mid-East Conflict
Israel's Antimissionary Law
Material Wealth in Relationship to Religion
The Meaning of Conversion
The Meaning of Conversion
The Meaning of God's Sovereignty
Modern Living: Relaxation
The National Anuual Convention of American Religious Town Hall Meeting Inc.
The National Anuual Convention of American Religious Town Hall Meeting Inc.
The Nature of a Commitment to God
Orthodoxy
Orthodoxy
The Papacy and the Highest Authority in Religion
Private Morality and Public Responsibility
Private Morality and Public Responsibility
Religion and Hope
Religion as a Basis of Discrimination
Religion as a Basis of Discrimination
The Sabbath
Salvation Includes Eternal Life
Salvation, What Does It Mean?
Salvation, What Does It Mean?
The Standards of Morality
State and Church
The Ten Commandents
The Ten Commandents
Was the Protestant Reformation Necessary?
What Can We Expect After Death?
What Can We Expect After Death?
What Can We Believe About God?
Who Is My Neighbor?
Who Was Jesus?
Why People Fail to Attend Worship
21st Anniversary Banquet Address
22nd Anniversary Banquet
22nd Anniversary Banquet
25th Anniversary Banquet
Church Responsibilities
Understanding Salvation
Where Is God in Times of Disaster?
Pornography in Society
Religious Unity
The Will of God
The Meaning of Sin
American Religious Town Hall
Judgment and Hell
Public Scrutiny
Drug Abuse
Forgiveness of Sins
The Separation of Church and State
American Religious Town Hall
Church and State
Religious Unity
How Free Is Freedom?
The Nature of Faith
The Meaning of Sin
Contemporary Issues
Government and Religion
Can All Americans Be Made Equal?
American Religious Town Hall
The Christian and His Money
What Does God Say When You Talk With Him?
The Will of God
Is the American Family in Danger?
Peace Movement
The Nature of God
The Annual Banquet Observance
Conscience Formation
Does the Church Play God?
Public Scrutiny
Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery
Boycott
Draft Evasion and Deserters
The Nature of Faith
Peace Movement
The Separation of Church and State
Judgment and Hell
The Meaning of God's Sovereignty
Is the American Family in Danger?
The Conceptions and Misconceptions of God
The Papacy and the Highest Authority in Religion
Church and State
Family Reunion Singers
The Annual Banquet
Do We Stress Too Much Fear in Our Evangelistic Approach?
The Annual Banquet Observance
Conscience Formation
Social Change
What Does God Say When You Talk With Him?
Does the Church Play God?
Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery
Child Abuse and Community Responsibility
American Religious Town Hall
Communication in Family Life
Religion in America
Is Crime Entirely a Matter of State?
What Can We Believe About God?
The Birth of People at the Western Wall
The Failure of Organized Religion
Religion and Hope
Was the Protestant Reformation Necessary?
Who Was Jesus?
Can the Family Survive?
Thou Shalt Not Kill
What Is Sin?
Alcohol
Christianity and the Religions of the World
Anxiety and Worry
Cutting the Crime Rate
Reach for the Stars
The Role of Ritual
Women in Ministry
The Fourth Commandment: When
The Law Before and After Christ
Miracles of the Old Testament
American Religious Town Hall
Can All Americans Be Made Equal?
The Eighth Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Steal
Alcohol
Church Responses
Have Churches Turned into Social Clubs?
How Should You Share Your Religion with Others?
Social Gospel
Christianity and the Religions of the World
Social Change
Thou Shalt Not Kill

Universities: Faith Statements and Anti-Discrimination Policies

A religious conversation centers on universities and antidiscrimination policies at schools. read more

Is Life Becoming Too Rushed?

A religious discourse addresses hectic lifestyles. read more

Inter-Faith Marriages

Topic: marriages that mix different religious beliefs. read more

Believers and Discontent of Government

Differing views about government are presented. read more

The Battle for the Mind

Topic: battles for the mind. read more

Anglicans and Roman Catholics

An interfaith dialogue centers on Anglicanism and Catholicism. read more

Crucifixes in State Schools

The display of crucifixes in public schools is discussed. Moderator: Stephen Gifford. read more

Responsibility Revolution

A look at responsibility via a religious lens, focusing on the conflict between economic growth and environmental protection. read more

Sexting

Parental supervision and teen behavior are spotlighted as religious scholars debate the issue of "sexting," the transmission of sexually explicit material via cell phones. Moderator: Stephen Gifford. read more

Pre-Approved Evangelism

Governmental regulation on evangelism is the subject. read more

Authentic Islam

Topic: moderate Islam's role in curtailing radical Islamic violence. read more

Stardom

Stardom is the topic of a religious discourse. read more

A Christian View of War

An exploration of war through a religious perspective. read more

End of a Superpower?

A discourse on the possible end of a superpower. read more

Mixture of Religious Beliefs in the US

Topic: religious diversity in America. read more

The Trinity

Topic: the Trinity. read more

God & Natural Disasters

Examining natural disasters. read more

President Obama & Racism

The panel discusses President Obama and racial prejudice. read more

Children's Rights/Religious Freedom

Children's rights and religious freedom are discussed. read more

Exploited Children

The exploitation of children is discussed. read more

C Street: The Intersection of Religion & Politics

The mixing of religion and politics is discussed. read more

Poverty

Topic: poverty. read more

Morality: Mea Culpa Society

Morality is discussed. read more

Damnation

Topic: damnation. read more

American Religious Town Hall

A visit to Valley City, N.D. Gospel selections by the Town Hall Singers. Music: "Reach Beyond the Stars." read more

American Religious Town Hall

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of religion in school. read more

Afterlife

Resurrection is discussed by clergymen in the conclusion of two programs on "The Afterlife." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program moderator. read more

American Education Today

Conclusion. Aid to parochial schools; and busing legislation. read more

American of the Year 1975

Roy Wilkins, director of the NAACP, gives a talk on free speech at a banquet honoring him as "American of the Year 1975" in Dallas. read more

Annual Convention Banquet

The Annual Convention Banquet. Pastor Robert W. Leiske, president of the Town Hall, delivers an address; Bishop A.A. Leiske, the show's founder and moderator, gets an award. read more

The Annual Convention

Conclusion. Presentation of an "American of the Year" award to Clarence E. Manion, former dean of Notre Dame Law School, by the American Religious Town Hall at their 1979 annual convention held in Dallas. read more

Are Denominations in the Plan of God?

"Are Denominations in the Plan of God?" Part 1 of a two-part discussion with a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Are We Our Brother's Keeper?

Part 1 of two. eradication of poverty. read more

Business Ethics

Business ethics in a religious context. First of two parts. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Capital Punishment

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of capital punishment. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Charismatic Movement

Pentecostal beliefs are discussed by clergymen in the first of two programs entitled "Charismatic Movement." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Christian and His Money

Conclusion. Should churches accept donations from liquor and tobacco firms? read more

The Church and Its Relationships

Part 1 of two. whether individuals should have to meet requirements for Church membership. The panel includes two theology professors, a member of NOW, a Zionist minister and two Protestant pastors. read more

Church and State 1972

Church and state---a study. The first of a two-part discussion. read more

The Church of God

In the conclusion, panelists discuss the material wealth and spiritual influence of the Church. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Church Today Should Change It's Method of Evangelism

Concluding the discussion of modern evangelism. Panelists comment on foreign missions and on evangelists' methods. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Churches and the Good News of the Gospel

"The Churches and the Good News of the Gospel," conclusion. The notion of righteousness is analyzed. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Civil Rights Movement

"The Civil-Rights Movement," conclusion of a discussion by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program host. read more

The Devil

Conclusion. does the Devil exist? Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program host. read more

The Divinity of Christ

Conclusion of "The Divinity of Christ" examines Biblical prophecies concerning the Messiah. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

Drug Abuse

First of two shows on drug abuse. read more

The Everlasting Gospel to All the World

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of the origins of the Gospels. read more

The Everlasting Gospel Based Entirely upon the Literal Teachings of the Scriptures

Part 1 of a two-part program called "The Everlasting Gospel Based Entirely upon the Literal Teachings of the Scriptures." read more

Family Reunion Singers

Conclusion. gospel music by the Family Reunion Singers. read more

The Freedom of Proselytism

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of proselytism in America. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

God, Images and Idols

Conclusion. "God, Images and Idols" about the values of modern Americans. Under discussion: money, possessions, personal piety. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series host. read more

God's Chosen People

In the conclusion of two programs on "God's Chosen People," a panel discusses whether Christian beliefs apply to other religions. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Has the True Messiah Really Arrived?

Part 1 of two. Jewish and Christian interpretations of the Old Testament prophecies are discussed by a panel of clergymen. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Hereafter of Man

"The Hereafter of Man" concludes. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Holocaust

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of the Holocaust. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

How Free Is Freedom?

"How Free Is Freedom?" is discussed by a panel of clergymen. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

How Should We Handle Stimulants and Narcotics in the Unied States?

Smoking and drinking---legal suicide? Controlling tobacco and alcohol is discussed by clergymen and doctors. read more

Human Suffering

Part 1 of two. clergymen discuss whether God intervenes in human events. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

If World Evangelism Laid Hold of God's Full Power...

The effectiveness of evangelism. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Is the Bible the Word of God?

Part 1 of two. "Is the Bible the Word of God?" read more

Is the Second Coming of Christ Necessary?

Conclusion of a discussion of the question "Is the Second Coming of Christ Necessary?" Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Israel's Antimissionary Law

Conclusion of a discussion of Christianity in Israel. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Love Your Neighbor

Conclusion. Civil disobedience is among the topics discussed by a panel of clergymen in "Love Your Neighbor." Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates the program. read more

Man in the World

Conclusion. Should the church be involved in social issues? A panel of clergymen debates the question. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Medical Ethics

In vitro fertilization in Part 1 of a two-part discussion of medical ethics. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Misery and Grandeur of Man

Concluding a discussion of human nature and religion. Topics include repentance, salvation and social consciousness. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Mission of the Church

Conclusion. State aid for churches is discussed by clergymen in "The Mission of the Church." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

The Old Law and the New Law

Conclusion of a discussion of "The Old Law and the New Law." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Organized Religion and Political Action

Conclusion. How churches should work for human rights. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Is Crime Entirely a Matter of State?

Part 1 of two. Can the Church help prevent crime? The responsibility of church and state is discussed. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Prayer in Schools

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of prayer in the public schools. read more

Prayer

Part 1 of two. What is prayer? read more

Public Funds for Private Schools

The conclusion of a discussion of public financial assistance for parochial schools. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Real Meaning of Love

Conclusion. Does man love God out of fear? The reasons for worshipping in "The Real Meaning of Love." read more

Religious Folk Songs

Part 1 of two. The Heritage Family Singers perform religious folk songs. read more

Rule of Faith

Part 1 of two. Literal interpretation of the Bible is discussed by clergymen in "Rule of Faith." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Sabbath

Part 1 of two. Man's need for a day of rest is discussed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host. read more

Should Evangelism Rest on Scripture?

Should evangelism be based on scriptural teachings? Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host. read more

The Son of God

"The Son of God," Part 1 of two. read more

Sources of Revelation

Conclusion. Church tradition as a source of religious guidance is assessed in "Sources of Revelation." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Does capital punishment violate the commandment "Thou Shalt Not Kill"? A discussion with clergymen. Pastor R.W. Leiske is the program host. read more

Understanding Salvation

Part 1 of two. The nature of salvation. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Was Christ Divine?

Part 1 of two. "Was Christ Divine?" A discussion by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Who Is My Neighbor?

A panel discusses the question "Who Is My Neighbor?" in Part 1 of two programs examining U.S. food aid to other countries. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Why People Fail to Attend Worship

"Why People Fail to Attend Worship" concludes. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Justice of God

Part 1 of two. "The Justice of God" is discussed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

The Justice of God

Conclusion of a discussion of "The Justice of God." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The American System of Justice

The first of two programs on the American legal system considers whether all citizens receive equal justice. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

America the Beautiful

"America the Beautiful" is the theme of the first of two programs taped at Sunnydale Academy in Columbia, Mo. Featured is the Heritage Family, a Canadian gospel group. read more

America the Beautiful

The Heritage Family, a Canadian gospel group, are the guests in the conclusion of two programs taped at Sunnydale Academy in Columbia, Mo. "America the Beautiful" is the address for the program. read more

Anxiety and Worry

Part 1 of two. anxiety, fear and religious teachings. read more

Are the Bible Teachings on Love Practical for Today's World?

Traditional religious rituals are discussed by clergymen in Part 1 of two of "Are the Bible Teachings on Love Practical for Today's World?" Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host. read more

Are the Bible Teachings on Love Practical for Today's World?

Conclusion. Loving one's enemies---heroic or self-defeating? Clergymen discuss the relevance of Bible teachings on love in modern society. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series host. read more

Can the Family Survive?

Changing family structures: conclusion of a two-part discussion. read more

The Christian Church and Exorcism

Conclusion. A debate on whether exorcism of demons is a legitimate ministry of the Church, by a panel of ministers that includes two theology professors and a psychologist. read more

Church and God's Intention for Womanhood

The Biblical interpretation of the role of women is considered in the first of two discussions on "The Church and God's Intention for Womanhood." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series host. read more

Church and God's Intention for Womanhood

Ordination of women is considered in the conclusion of two discussions on "The Church and God's Intention for Womanhood." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

Church Responsibilities

Are church programs aimed at youth, the middle-aged or the elderly? Part 1 of a discussion on "Church Responsibilities" by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Church Today Should Change It's Method of Evangelism

Part 1 of two. Influence of the Scriptures is assessed in a discussion of modern evangelism. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Cutting the Crime Rate

"Cutting the Crime Rate," first of a two-part series. Capital punishment and habitual criminals are discussed. read more

The Devil

A discussion about Satan. read more

Education and Morality

Part 1 of two. teaching children morals. read more

Education and Morality

Conclusion: a study on education and morality. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host. read more

The Eighth Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Steal

Conclusion. modern materialism and the tradition of tithing. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Four-Day Work Week

Part 1 of two. Pros and cons of a four-day work week. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Four-Day Work Week

Conclusion. Utilization of leisure time. read more

The Fourth Commandment: Purpose

Observing a day of rest every week is discussed by a panel moderated by Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Have Churches Turned into Social Clubs?

The conclusion of a discussion focuses on whether churches are emphasizing their social function over their spiritual one. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Have Religious Holidays Lost Their Meaning

Part 1 of two. "Have Religious Holidays Lost Their Meaning?" Topic: commercial exploitation of holidays. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Have Religious Holidays Lost Their Meaning

Conclusion. Emphasizing the religious basis of holidays is discussed in "Have Religious Holidays Lost Their Meaning?" Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

How Should You Share Your Religion with Others?

Conclusion. Sharing religious beliefs---imposition or act of faith? Clergymen discuss whether converting others is a right of the faithful. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

How We View Israel

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of Israel, and how it is viewed by Christians and Jews. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

How We View Israel

The conclusion of a discussion of Israel, and how it is viewed by Christians and Jews. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Is the Bible the Word of God?

Conclusion. "Is the Bible the Word of God?" read more

Is God Impartial?

"Is God Impartial?" First of two parts. read more

Is God Impartial?

Conclusion. "Is God Impartial?" read more

Is It Important to Have a Vatican Diplomat?

Part 1 of two. whether or not sending a secular representative to the Vatican violates the constitutional separation of church and state. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

The Kingdom of Heaven

The conclusion of discussions of "The Kingdom of Heaven," with a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Law Before and After Christ

Conclusion. Old Testament law before and after Christ is discussed by clergymen. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Medical Ethics

Abortion is discussed on the conclusion of this discussion of medical ethics. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Miracles of the New Testament

New Testmament miracles. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Misery and Grandeur of Man

The first of two discussions of human nature and religion looks at the Biblical view of mankind. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Nature of the Messiah

Whether or not the Messiah has come. First of two parts. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Nature of the Messiah

Conclusion. whether or not Jesus is the Messiah. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

New Religions in America

"New Religions in America." First of a two-part discussion. read more

New Religions in America

New religious fads and cults in the U.S. Conclusion of a two-part study. read more

The Place of Youth in Society

Conclusion. "The Place of Youth in Society." Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Politics in the Pulpit

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of the clergy and politics. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Politics in the Pulpit

The conclusion of a discussion of the clergy and politics. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program moderator. read more

Population Control

Conclusion. Abortion is the topic for the series on population control. read more

Racism

Conclusion. A panel discusses the UN's stand on Zionism. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Racism

Part 1 of two. A panel discusses whether Zionism should be considered a racial or a religious movement, focusing on relevant Scriptures and historical background to the founding of the state of Israel. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program's moderator. read more

Reach Beyond the Stars

The Town Hall Singers give a concert at Devils Lake, N.D. read more

The Rites of Religion

The Eucharist is discussed in Part 1 of a two-part discussion of religious rites. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

The Rites of Religion

The rights of women in the ministry are discussed in the conclusion of this program religious rites. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

Social Justice

World hunger is discussed on Part 1 of a two-part program of social justice. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

Social Justice

The conclusion of a discussion of social justice focuses on health-care institutions. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Son of God

The conclusion of the sermon "The Son of God." read more

Understanding the Bible: Miracles

Perspectives on Biblical miracles. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Understanding the Bible: Study

Conclusion. Whether churches and synagogues place enough emphasis on Bible study is the clergymen's topic. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

What Is Sin?

A panel discusses the topic "What Is Sin?" in the first of two programs. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Where Does the Church and the Synagogue Stand Concerning Prayer in Public Schools?

Reintroducing prayer into public schools. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

Will Our Nation Be Caught Up by Charismatic Movement?

Conclusion. "Will Our Nation Be Caught Up by the Charismatic Movement?" Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

Women in American Society

Women's lib. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

Women in Ministry

The conclusion of a discussion of women in the ministry. read more

Will Our Nation Be Caught Up by Charismatic Movement?

Part 1 of a two-part program. Topic: "Will Our Nation Be Caught Up by the Charismatic Movement?" Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

World Peace

Part 1 of two. Christian views on war. read more

Worry and Anxiety

Part 1 of two. Anxiety as a sign of faithlessness. read more

American Religious Town Hall

Part 1 of two. A discussion of contemporary American values considers materialism. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

The American System of Justice

Conclusion. "The American System of Justice," looks at the crime rate. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Afterlife

"The Meaning of Death" is the subject discussed on the first of two programs on "The Afterlife." read more

American Education Today

Part 1 of two. how to further the quality of education today. read more

Angels

Conclusion. The validity of the concept of fallen angels is debated by three Protestant pastors, a psychologist, a rabbi and a Zionist minister. read more

The Annual Convention

Part 1 of two. A progress report delivered at the American Religious Town Hall's annual convention that was held on Feb. 18, 1979. read more

Betting and Gambling

Religion's view of gambling and its legalization in the first of two shows. The moderator is Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Boycott

The first of two programs on the Arab boycott of Israel looks at the propriety of exposing American firms cooperating with the boycott. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Business Ethics

Conclusion of a discussion of business ethics. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Can There Be Any Evangelism Outside of Christianity?

"Can There Be Any Evangelism Outside of Christianity?" read more

Capital Punishment

Conclusion of a discussion of capital punishment. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Christian Church and Exorcism

Part 1 of two. Whether belief in demonic possession is consistent with Christian theology. The panel includes two theology professors, a psychologist and three other ministers. read more

The Church and Its Relationships

Conclusion. A debate on the minister's role, and a discussion on how laymen can improve the Church. The panel includes two theology professors, a member of NOW, a Zionist minister and two other pastors. read more

Church and State 1972

Church and state relations. Conclusion of a two-part discussion. read more

The Church of God

First of two discussions of "The Church of God." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Churches and the Good News of the Gospel

Part 1 of two. evangelical churches are studied. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Civil Rights Movement

Part 1 of two. The civil-rights movement is discussed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Contemporary Issues

Abortion is discussed by clergymen in the conclusion of two programs on "Contemporary Issues." Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Devil

Part 1 of two. Satan. read more

The Divinity of Christ

"The Divinity of Christ," Part 1 of two. Panel moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Draft Evasion and Deserters

Part 1 of two. Draft dodgers---amnesty or prison? read more

The Everlasting Gospel to All the World

The conclusion of a discussion of the Gospels' origins. read more

The Everlasting Gospel Based Entirely upon the Literal Teachings of the Scriptures

The conclusion of a program called "The Everlasting Gospel Based Entirely upon the Literal Teachings of the Scriptures." read more

Forgiveness of Sins

Part 1 of two. "Forgiveness of Sins." read more

The Freedom of Proselytism

The conclusion of a discussion of proselytism. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

God's Chosen People

Part 1 of two. A panel discusses whether the tenets of Judaism apply to the followers of other religions in "God's Chosen People." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Government and Religion

The conclusion of a discussion of government and religion. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Hereafter of Man

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of "The Hereafter of Man." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Holocaust

The conclusion of a discussion of the Holocaust. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

How Should We Handle Stimulants and Narcotics in the Unied States?

Drug abuse: is legalization a solution? A discussion by clergymen. read more

Human Suffering

Conclusion. Medical euthanasia is discussed by clergymen in "Human Suffering," conclusion. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Importance of a Sound Doctrine

Part 1 of a four-part discussion of church doctrine focuses on its basis in Scripture. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Interpretation of the Bible

Concluding the look at Bible interpretation: individual vs. Church interpretation. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Is It Important to Have a Vatican Diplomat?

Conclusion. whether the Vatican has political as well as spiritual authority. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

Is the Second Coming of Christ Necessary?

In Part 1 of a two-part discussion, the question "Is the Second Coming of Christ Necessary?" is addressed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Kingdom of Heaven

Part 1 of two. the Christian concept of Heaven. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

Love Your Neighbor

Part 1 of two. Mutual respect among nations is discussed by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Man in the World

Part 1 of two. Man and his property: the concept of the last will and testament is discussed by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

Material Wealth in Relationship to Religion

"Material Wealth in Relationship to Religion," Part 1 of a two-part discussion with clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Mission of the Church

Part 1 of two. The extent to which religion meets the needs of modern society in "The Mission of the Church." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Modern Living: Success

Part 1 of two. The role of material success in a religious life is the subject. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates the program. read more

The Nature of a Commitment to God

Conclusion. the relative merits of good deeds, prayer and religious ritual. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Nature of God

Clergymen discuss the Christian concept of Hell in the conclusion of two programs on the "Nature of God." Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Old Law and the New Law

Part 1 of a two-part discussion centers on "The Old Law and the New Law." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Organized Religion and Political Action

Part 1 of two. whether religious leaders should act in political affairs. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Prayer in Schools

Conclusion of a discussion of prayer in the public schools. read more

Prayer

Conclusion. prayer and the Constitution. read more

Public Funds for Private Schools

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of public financial support for parochial schools. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Real Meaning of Love

Juvenile delinquency and its causes (Part 1 of two.). Included: the generation gap, lack of parental supervision and the surplus of material possessions. read more

The Real Meaning of Civil and Religious Liberty

Rep. Edith Green (D-Ore.) speaks on "The Real Meaning of Civil and Religious Liberty." Topics: human rights and America's goals. read more

Religious Folk Songs

Conclusion. The Heritage Family Singers perform religious folk songs. read more

The Role of Ritual

The purpose of Old Testament dietary laws is discussed by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

Rule of Faith

Conclusion. clergymen discusses individual interpretations of religion as opposed to church-guided beliefs in "Rule of Faith." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Sources of Revelation

Part 1 of two. "Sources of Revelation." the Bible as the inspired word of God. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Standards of Morality

Part 1 of two. The nature and standards of morality. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Was Christ Divine?

The creation of the world is discussed in the concluding program on the divinity of Jesus. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

What Is the Business of the Church

Conclusion of church involvement in society. read more

Where Does the Church and the Synagogue Stand Concerning Marriage and Divorce in the United States?

Trends in marriage and divorce are examined from the religious viewpoint. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Where Is God in Times of Disaster?

Conclusion. Does God control the laws of nature? A discussion by clergymen. read more

The Will of God

Conclusion. predestination. read more

World Peace

Conclusion. pacifism. read more

Worry and Anxiety

Conclusion. Anxiety as a sign of faithlessness. read more

25th Anniversary Banquet

Conclusion of two programs from the series' 25th-anniversary banquet in Dallas honors Town Hall's "American of the Year," North Dakota attorney general Allen Olson. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

American Religious Town Hall

The conclusion of religion in school. read more

American Religious Town Hall

Part 1 of a two-part program that weighs suffering and evil. read more

American Religious Town Hall

Religion and science. Part 1 of a two-part discussion, drawn from Exodus 20:11. read more

Angels

Part 1 of two. The validity of the concept of angels and its importance to Judeo-Christian theology is discussed by three Protestant pastors, a psychologist, a rabbi and a Zionist minister. read more

The Annual Banquet

"Expanding the Golden Rule," a talk by Pastor Robert Leiske at the telecast's annual banquet. First of two shows from the banquet. read more

Betting and Gambling

Conclusion. "Betting and Gambling" discusses whether a church stock-market investment is a form of gambling. Program moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Biblical Narratives

Part 1 of two. Biblical interpretations are discussed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

Biblical Narratives

The story of Noah is discussed by clergymen. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Birth of People at the Western Wall

A possible state for the Palestinians. Part 1 of two discussions. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Charismatic Movement

A panel discusses faith healing in the conclusion of two programs on "Charismatic Movement." The moderator is Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Chastitiy in the Modern Age

Part 1 of two. whether the term adultery applies to premarital as well as extramarital affairs. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Chastitiy in the Modern Age

Conclusion. The reasons for divorce are discussed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

Child Abuse and Community Responsibility

Part 1 of two. Guidelines for community intervention in child-abuse cases are discussed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Church and State

Part 1 of two. Can the churches make it on their own? The problems of religious bodies under separation-of-church-and-state rulings are discussed. read more

Church and State 1973

Conclusion. Government benefits for religious groups. At issue: should atheists and extreme sects enjoy the same rights as established, organized groups? Also: a discussion on evangelical movements in the U.S. read more

The Church and Sexual Morality

"The Church and Sexual Morality," Part 1 of a two-part discussion by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program host. read more

The Church and Sexual Morality

Conclusion. Christian perspectives on homosexuality are offered by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Communication in Family Life

Part 1 of two. communication within the family. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Conceptions and Misconceptions of God

The conclusion of a discussion of misconceptions about God. read more

Divorce and Sex

"Divorce and Sex," Part 1 of two, considers what stand religion should take. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Divorce and Sex

Conclusion of two programs on divorce. Panelists examine remarriage and adultery. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Evolution

Conclusion of two shows on evolution. Panelists examine an evolutionary view of Adam and Eve and its consequences for Christian doctrine concerning original sin. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Evolution

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of evolution considers whether Christianity conflicts with Darwinism. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Failure of Organized Religion

Part 1 of two. whether religion should evolve with the times or adhere to tradition. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

God's Part and Man's Part in Our Salvation

Salvation, first of two parts. Panelists compare the roles of the individual and of God. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

God's Part and Man's Part in our Salvation

The conclusion of two discussions of salvation considers the functions of the Church and the sacraments. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Government and Morality of Men

Political corruption is considered in the first of two discussions on "Government and the Morality of Men." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Government and Morality of Men

Conclusion. Mankind's religious responsibilities in today's complex world is discussed by a panel of clergymen in "Government and the Morality of Men." read more

Honesty and Government

Part 1 of two. "Honesty in Government" is discussed by a panel of clergymen, who examine values in American public life. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Honesty and Government

Conclusion. Publicity about high government officials---enlightenment or sensationalism? A panel of clergymen comments. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program host. read more

Honor Father and Mother

Conclusion. Respect for parents---is it a thing of the past? Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

How Free Is Freedom?

Part 1 of two. Amnesty for Vietnam War draft resisters and deserters is discussed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Importance of a Sound Doctrine

Part 2 of four discussions focussing on the church's role in establishing doctrine. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Importance of a Sound Doctrine

Part 3 of four discussions of religious doctrine examines how doctrine is decided. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates the program. read more

The Importance of a Sound Doctrine

Conclusion of a discussion of church doctrine examines how the individual can determine what is sound doctrine. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates the program. read more

Interpretation of the Bible

The first of two programs on Bible interpretation considers literal acceptance of Scripture and various literary forms in the Bible. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Is the World Coming to an End?

Part 1 of two. the Second Coming. read more

Israel and the Mid-East Conflict

The Arab-Israeli conflict. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host. read more

Israel's Antimissionary Law

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of Christianity in Israel. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Material Wealth in Relationship to Religion

"Material Wealth in Relationship to Religion," conclusion of a discussion by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Meaning of Conversion

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of "The Meaning of Conversion." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Meaning of Conversion

The conclusion of "The Meaning of Conversion" examines different types. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

The Meaning of God's Sovereignty

The first of two discussions of "The Meaning of God's Sovereignty" considers predestination, fatalism and free will. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Modern Living: Relaxation

Conclusion. The adequacy of Judeo-Christian concepts of meditation and relaxation is assessed by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The National Anuual Convention of American Religious Town Hall Meeting Inc.

Part 1 of a two-part report from the annual meeting of the American Religious Town Hall Meeting Inc., in Dallas. Rev. R.W. Leiske presides at the event. read more

The National Anuual Convention of American Religious Town Hall Meeting Inc.

Conclusion of a report on the annual meeting of the American Religious Town Hall Meeting, Inc., in Dallas. Included: a salute to Los Angeles mayor Thomas Bradley. Rev. R.W. Leiske presides. read more

The Nature of a Commitment to God

The value of monastic life on the first of two programs on "The Nature of Commitment to God." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

Orthodoxy

The conclusion of a discussion of religious orthodoxy focuses on heresy trials. read more

Orthodoxy

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of religious orthodoxy is presented. read more

The Papacy and the Highest Authority in Religion

Conclusion. The Pope's role as head of the Church. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Private Morality and Public Responsibility

Part 1 of two. moral standards of public officials. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Private Morality and Public Responsibility

Conclusion. moral standards and public offices. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

Religion and Hope

The conclusion of discussions examines different paths to world betterment. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the program. read more

Religion as a Basis of Discrimination

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of religious discrimination. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Religion as a Basis of Discrimination

The conclusion of a discussion of religious discrimination. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

The Sabbath

Conclusion. Should Saturday be recognized by Christians as the Sabbath? A discussion with church representatives. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Salvation Includes Eternal Life

Is salvation achieved through faith or good deeds? The question is pondered by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

Salvation, What Does It Mean?

Part 1 of two. The meaning of salvation. read more

Salvation, What Does It Mean?

Conclusion. The meaning of salvation. read more

The Standards of Morality

Conclusion of a discussion of the standards of morality. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

State and Church

Religious freedom and civil liberties. read more

The Ten Commandents

Part 1 of two. The Ten Commandments: are they holier than other laws of God? A discussion with clergymen. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Ten Commandents

Conclusion. are some of the Ten Commandments more important than others? A discussion by clergymen. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Was the Protestant Reformation Necessary?

The first of two discussions of the Protestant Reformation. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

What Can We Expect After Death?

Christian concepts of Heaven and immortality, Part 1 of a two-part discussion with a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

What Can We Expect After Death?

"What Can We Expect After Death?" the conclusion of a discussion by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

What Can We Believe About God?

Part 1 of two. Whether religious conversion after death can occur is debated by a panel that includes two theology professors, a psychologist and a rabbi. read more

Who Is My Neighbor?

A panel discusses the topic "Who Is My Neighbor?" in the conclusion of two programs focusing on such issues as world famine. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

Who Was Jesus?

"Who Was Jesus?" Conclusion. read more

Why People Fail to Attend Worship

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of "Why People Fail to Attend Worship." Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

21st Anniversary Banquet Address

The purpose of "American Religious Town Hall" is explained at the 21st anniversary banquet. Taped in Dallas, February 1973. read more

22nd Anniversary Banquet

Part 1 of two. the 22nd Anniversary Banquet in Dallas. Taped February 1974. read more

22nd Anniversary Banquet

Conclusion. the 22nd Anniversary Banquet in Dallas. Taped February 1974. read more

25th Anniversary Banquet

The first of two programs celebrating American Religious Town Hall's 25th anniversary, at a banquet held in Dallas on February 20, 1977. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Church Responsibilities

Conclusion. Meeting the religious needs of youth is discussed by a panel in "Church Responsibilities." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Understanding Salvation

The nature of salvation concludes. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Where Is God in Times of Disaster?

Part 1 of two. Where is God when disaster strikes? A discussion by clergymen. read more

Religious Unity

Conclusion. A panel discusses religious unity. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Will of God

The conclusion of "The Will of God," with a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host of the program. read more

The Meaning of Sin

Conclusion. can men receive power from God to forgive sin? Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

American Religious Town Hall

The concluding program on American values looks at the work ethic and personal sacrifice for the Nation. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Judgment and Hell

The conclusion of a discussion of judgment and Hell. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Public Scrutiny

Concluding a discussion of scrutiny of political candidates, panelists consider whether candidates should be forbidden to grant interviews to certain publications. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Drug Abuse

Conclusion. harmful effects of improper drug use. read more

Forgiveness of Sins

Conclusion. Forgiveness of sins and the Protestant faith are discussed. read more

The Separation of Church and State

Conclusion. The separation of church and state. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

American Religious Town Hall

The conclusion of a discussion of religion and science. read more

Church and State

Conclusion of a discussion of church and state. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Religious Unity

Part 1 of two. "Religious Unity" is discussed by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

How Free Is Freedom?

Conclusion. Individual conscience vs. duty to country is the focus of a discussion of amnesty for draft evaders and deserters. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Nature of Faith

Conclusion. The contemporary relevance of the philosophy of Jesus is debated by a theology professor, a rabbi, a Zionist minister and three Protestant ministers. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

The Meaning of Sin

The essence and results of sin are debated on the first of two programs. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Contemporary Issues

Part 1 of two. Euthanasia is discussed by clergymen in the program "Contemporary Issues." Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Government and Religion

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of government and religion. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Can All Americans Be Made Equal?

Part 1 of two. Minority quotas in industry and colleges---equalization or a new kind of discrimination? The relationship between quotas, opportunities and job qualifications is discussed by clergymen. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

American Religious Town Hall

Part 1 of two. the church in politics. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the panel moderator. read more

The Christian and His Money

Part 1 of two. donations to churches. read more

What Does God Say When You Talk With Him?

Conclusion. Prayer is discussed in "What Does God Say When You Talk with Him?" Pastor R.W. Leiske is the host. read more

The Will of God

Christian obedience is discussed by clergymen in the first of two programs on "The Will of God." Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Is the American Family in Danger?

"Is the American Family in Danger?", the conclusion of a discussion by a panel of clergymen. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Peace Movement

Conclusion. Peace movements. read more

The Nature of God

Part 1 of two. The concept of God as described in the Old and New Testaments is discussed by a panel of clergymen in "The Nature of God." Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

The Annual Banquet Observance

Part 1 of two. the annual ARTH banquet includes a report on the group's work during 1977. read more

Conscience Formation

The influence of the teachings of the Bible on the formation of an individual's conscience is assessed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host of the program. read more

Does the Church Play God?

Part 1 of two. Is the church an obstacle in spreading the Gospel message? A discussion by clergymen. read more

Public Scrutiny

First of two programs on public scrutiny of political candidates, considering the limits of candidates' right to privacy. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

Part 1 of two. Modern-day morality comes under fire as panelists discuss "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery." Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Boycott

Conclusion. Whether firms cooperating with the Arab boycott of Israel should be punished is discussed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Draft Evasion and Deserters

The possibility of a volunteer Army in the conclusion of "Draft Evasion and Deserters." read more

The Nature of Faith

Part 1 of two. Implications of religious compromise are debated by a theology professor, a rabbi, a Zionist minister and three Protestant ministers. read more

Peace Movement

Part 1 of two. peace movements. read more

The Separation of Church and State

Part 1 of two. To what extent employers and unions should accommodate employees' religious convictions. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Judgment and Hell

In Part 1 of a two-part discussion, judgment and Hell are discussed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

The Meaning of God's Sovereignty

Conclusion. "The Meaning of God's Sovereignty," predestined salvation and the notion of "election" are examined. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates the program. read more

Is the American Family in Danger?

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of the family structure in America by clergymen. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Conceptions and Misconceptions of God

Part 1 of a two-part episode focusing on misconceptions about God. read more

The Papacy and the Highest Authority in Religion

Papal infallibility. First of two discussions of the papacy. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates the program. read more

Church and State

Separation of church and state is examined on Part 1 of this two-part discussion. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Family Reunion Singers

Part 1 of two. gospel music by the Family Reunion Singers. read more

The Annual Banquet

Conclusion. "Caretakers of Earth," a discussion of farming and natural foods taped at the telecast's annual banquet. read more

Do We Stress Too Much Fear in Our Evangelistic Approach?

Do Christian evangelists stress fear in their approach? read more

The Annual Banquet Observance

Conclusion. A tribute to G. Mennen Williams of the Michigan Supreme Court is offered. Filmed at the annual ARTH banquet. read more

Conscience Formation

Conclusion. The influence of organized religion on the formation of a person's conscience is discussed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Social Change

Part 1 of two. Interracial marriages. read more

What Does God Say When You Talk With Him?

Part 1 of two. "What Does God Say When You Talk with Him?" man's understanding of God and how it relates to prayer. Host: Pastor R.W. Leiske. read more

Does the Church Play God?

Conclusion. Life after death: do only Christians qualify? Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery

Conclusion. Should sex education be taught in public schools? Panelists debate whether courses should be required, prohibited or optional. Pastor R.W. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Child Abuse and Community Responsibility

Conclusion. Criteria for community intervention when parents oppose medical care for their children on religious grounds are discussed by clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske moderates. read more

American Religious Town Hall

The conclusion of a discussion of suffering and evil. read more

Communication in Family Life

Conclusion. Problems in everyday family life. read more

Religion in America

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of religion in America considers crime and church attendance in the U.S. read more

Is Crime Entirely a Matter of State?

Conclusion. Religion and the law: how do church teachings influence legislators? read more

What Can We Believe About God?

Conclusion. Manifestations of the will of God are discussed by a panel that includes a theology professor, a rabbi, a psychologist and three other ministers. read more

The Birth of People at the Western Wall

Israel and the Palestinians, conclusion. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the program moderator. read more

The Failure of Organized Religion

Conclusion. The function of religion. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Religion and Hope

The first of two discussions on religion and world betterment. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Was the Protestant Reformation Necessary?

The conclusion of "Was the Protestant Reformation Necessary?" examines justification by faith. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Who Was Jesus?

"Who Was Jesus?" Part 1 of two. read more

Can the Family Survive?

Is the traditional family outmoded? First of a two-part discussion on modern lifestyles. read more

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The conclusion of a discussion of the commandment "Thou shalt not kill" examines whether it is ever justifiable to kill a human being. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

What Is Sin?

"What Is Sin?" is discussed by clergymen. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Alcohol

Conclusion. Society and the alcoholic. read more

Christianity and the Religions of the World

The concluding discussion on "Christianity and the Religions of the World." Topics include criteria by which to compare religions. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

Anxiety and Worry

Conclusion. Overcoming anxiety and worry. read more

Cutting the Crime Rate

Conclusion. Criminal rehabilitation methods are discussed on "Cutting the Crime Rate." read more

Reach for the Stars

The Town Hall Singers perform in Sayre, Okla. Included are films of the city. read more

The Role of Ritual

Part 1 of two. Christian and Jewish religious rituals are discussed. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series moderator. read more

Women in Ministry

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of women in the ministry. read more

The Fourth Commandment: When

Conclusion of a discussion of the fourth commandment. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

The Law Before and After Christ

Part 1 of two. Whether Old Testament law was changed by Christ is discussed by a panel of clergymen. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator of the series. read more

Miracles of the Old Testament

Old Testament miracles. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

American Religious Town Hall

In the concluding discussion of the church and politics, separation of church and state is the topic. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Can All Americans Be Made Equal?

Conclusion. Whether clergymen should become involved in social issues is discussed in "Can All Americans Be Made Equal?" Bishop A.A. Leiske is the series host. read more

The Eighth Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Steal

Part 1 of two. laws governing the robber and his victim. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the host. read more

Alcohol

Part 1 of two. The positions of church leaders on the use of alcohol. read more

Church Responses

Activities of a religious nature for the young are discussed by clergymen in "Church Responses." Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Have Churches Turned into Social Clubs?

Whether churches are spending too much time arranging social events. First of two parts. Moderator: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

How Should You Share Your Religion with Others?

Part 1 of two. Can living a Christian life instill faith in others? The active sharing of religion is discussed by a panel of clergymen. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske. read more

Social Gospel

The application of religious principles to social issues. read more

Christianity and the Religions of the World

"Christianity and the Religions of the World," first of two discussions. Topics include the validity of religions other than Christianity. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

Social Change

Conclusion. Is social change necessary? read more

Thou Shalt Not Kill

Part 1 of a two-part discussion of the commandment "Thou shalt not kill" focuses on war. Bishop A.A. Leiske is the moderator. read more

American Religious Town Hall Episode: "25th Anniversary Banquet"

Episode Synopsis: The first of two programs celebrating American Religious Town Hall's 25th anniversary, at a banquet held in Dallas on February 20, 1977. Host: Bishop A.A. Leiske.
Original Air Date: Jan 1, 0001

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Premise: Panelists from various denominations discuss current events from a religious perspective.

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