Tag Archives: PBS

Remembered Landscapes

In my class on religion and popular culture, we explore the notion of sacred space. Often, I’ll show my students a few very short clips from Ken Burns’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea: this one on Native American notions … Continue reading

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Giving the Devil His Due

This is a piece I am preparing for distribution on the blog of The American Society of Church History: Just in time for Mother’s Day, a bit of commentary on a very recent moment in church history, and something for … Continue reading

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Filmmaker to Watch: Ric Esther Bienstock

One of our visitors for Phillips Exeter’s recent Martin Luther King Day was the Canadian, Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Ric Esther Bienstock, who wrote and produced Frontline’s arresting 2005 episode on human trafficking, Sex Slaves. Ric screened the film and handled … Continue reading

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