The four religions

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Date
1961
Summary
Presents Arnold Toynbee, an historian, and James Beveridge, the film producer, discussing the common bonds of the four major faiths: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity. Toynbee and Presents Arnold Toynbee, an historian, and James Beveridge, the film producer, discussing the common bonds of the four major faiths: Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity. Toynbee and Beveridge briefly discuss and analyze how the religions differ and how they agree. Uses narrated film segments of actual religious ceremonies and observances to provide illustrations on how the four religions give meaning to Christ, and Toynbee's opinion that as the world moves closer together, the individual will have greater choice in selecting a religion to meet his needs, rather than a choice based primarily on culture.
Contributors
National Film Board of Canada; Stephen Vizinczei; Dr. Wilfred Cantwell Smith; William Greaves; Marguerite Payette; Joan Edward; Ron Alexander; James Beveridge; Guy Glover; Arnold Toynbee; James Beveridge
Publisher
National Educational Television
Genres
Educational; Documentary
Subjects
Religions; Anthropology
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States

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