Genesis: A Living Conversation (1996)

Genesis was a 10-part series produced to stimulate interfaith dialogue in a democratic spirit. Writers, artists, psychologists, composers, lawyers, college presidents, journalists, translators and Biblical scholars discuss, debate and discover the great stories of Genesis.

Genesis logoThe stories in the book of Genesis — creation, humanity’s fall, the flood, Abraham and Isaac, Joseph in Egypt, and more — have intrigued and inspired Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike for millennia.

Join journalist Bill Moyers as he leads some of the most passionate and thoughtful Bible discussions ever conducted. In these lively small-group conversations, dozens of accomplished people from all walks of life and many faith traditions bring their unique perspectives to 10 well-known biblical stories. They share personal insights, challenge ideas, and ultimately learn from each other. At the center of each discussion lies the Genesis story itself- by turns elusive, uplifting, shocking, tragic and poignant, but always endlessly fascinating.

EXPLORE Genesis: A Living Conversation (1996)

  • October 22, 1996 | Genesis: A Living Conversation (1996)
    The second episode goes back to the beginning -- to the story of God's creation of the world and of the first humans in God's image.
  • October 16, 1996 | Genesis: A Living Conversation (1996)
    The tale of brother killing brother features jealousy, revenge, forgiveness, justice, and mercy in the complex relationships among victim, perpetrator and judge.