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Christianity is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion followers.

At the Death House Door

A film by Peter Gilbert and Steve James

At the Death House Door follows the remarkable career journey of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who served 15 years as the death house chaplain to the infamous "Walls" prison unit in Huntsville, Texas. During that time he presided over 95 executions, including the very first lethal injection. After each execution, Pickett recorded an audiotape account of that fateful day.

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Beyond Belief

A film by Beth Murphy

"You choose your way into yourselves," is a most apt description of how two widowers manage their lives in the years following their husbands' deaths on planes that crashed into the World Trade Center on 9/11. They end up traveling to Afghanistan, where they meet with Afghani widowers. Both sides reach easily across the cultural barriers to share their similarities and, far more frequently, the vast cultural differences and inequities that often bring discord but, between these women, bring peace.

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Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer tells the gripping story of a pacifist turned assassin. This new much-talked-about documentary follows German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer from his student days in Weimar Germany to his work in the illegal Confessing Church, from his escape to America in 1939 to his return into the eye of the storm: the conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. One of the most important theologians and ethicists of the 20th century, Bonhoeffer formulated his beliefs in the crucible of a long and ultimately fatal struggle with the Nazi regime.

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Chant: Spirit in Sound

An audio meditation by Robert Gass

A multicultural exploration of old musical traditions, the Chant: Spirit in Sound CD set brings to life the remarkable world of traditional and contemporary chant.
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Compassion

Chants under the musical direction of Michael Fitzpatrick

In Kentucky, Abbey of Gesthemani Benedictine Monks and Drepung Loseling Monks descend into Mammoth Cave, the largest cave system in the world, and gather at the Furnace Mountain Zen Temple and the Abbey of Gethsemani to record authentic chants from their religious traditions.
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For the Bible Tells Me So

A film by Daniel Karslake

Can the love between two people ever be an abomination? Is the chasm separating gays and lesbians and Christianity too wide to cross? Through the experiences of five very level-headed, very Christian, very American families -- including those of former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson -- we discover how insightful people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child.
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From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians

A documentary series by Marilyn Mellowes and William Cran

From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians presents the historical story of the rise of Christianity that upsets many traditional teachings. It is not a story of a golden age of consensus, but a story of people in conflict - wrestling with Judaism, confronting the authority of the Empire, and struggling among themselves to understand Jesus' message about the coming of God.
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God's Next Army

A film by Jed Rothstein and Tom Hurwitz

God's Next Army takes you inside Patrick Henry College, a conservative Evangelical Christian liberal arts institution that is dedicated to home-schooled kids trained in debate skills and lobbying.

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