Season 2, Episode 1 NOW with Bill Moyers

First Aired: January 3, 2003

How religion (and religious fanaticism) is playing out in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. Included: a panel discussion titled “Whose God?” Panelists include author Michael Lind; Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette executive editor Jim Haught; Munawar Anees, editor of the International Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies; Jean Elshtain of the University of Chicago divinity school; Princeton philosophy professor Kwame Appiah; University of Chicago law professor Philip Hamburger; and Nancey Murphey of the Fuller Theological Seminary. Also: a Bill Moyers interview with University of Texas humanities professor Paul Woodruff, author of “Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue.”

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  • Premiered: January 18, 2002
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  • Premise: A weekly newsmagazine called by host Bill Moyers a `journal of ideas, stories and people' that `will be close to the news but not the news.' A collaboration with National Public Radio, the program includes reports, essays, interviews and commentaries. Davi… (more)

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