In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, images of God in the ancient and the modern worlds. Also, more than four centuries after Martin Luther left the Church, Catholics and Lutherans move toward reconciliation.
Catholic Archbishop Oscar Lipscomb talks with Steve Paulson about the historical chasm between the Catholic and Lutheran churches and how they are moving toward reconciliation. Also, Lutheran Bishop George Anderson gives Judith Strassser the Lutheran perspective.SEGMENT 2:
Joseph Koerner teaches in the Fine Arts Department at Harvard. He describes to Judith Strasser several paintings of Hieronymus Bosch and explains what we understand - and what we don't - about their religious meaning. Also, Theodore Lewis talks with Judith Strasser about ancient images of god at the time of the rise of the Israelite religion with its prohibition of graven images.SEGMENT 3:
Annie Laurie Gaylor is co-founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and editor of "Women without Superstition: No Gods, No Masters." She tells Jim Fleming about some of the woman freethinkers profiled in her book and explains that their images of god are often quite negative.
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