Faith & Reason

Over the years, Bill Moyers has become widely known for his thoughtful inquiries into the worlds of religion, faith and reason — with help from some of the leading theologians and enlightening thinkers of our time.

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In this Feb. 28, 2014 photo, Students from City School in Grand Blanc test the strength of their small, handmade boats at the Sloan Museum, in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Samuel Wilson)
April 2, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill continues his conversation with education historian Diane Ravitch about the privatization of public education. (Watch part I of the interview.) Continue reading

Obama and Pope Francis
April 1, 2014 | Blog

The “Nuns on the Bus” leader reflects on the significance of the recent meeting of the pontiff and the president at the Vatican. Continue reading

Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg
March 28, 2014 | Blog

In an excerpt from her book Reign of Error, Diane Ravitch reveals the individuals and corporations behind education reform movement. Continue reading

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March 26, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Education historian and public school advocate Diane Ravitch talks to Bill this week about the private sellout of public schools. Watch the full show. Continue reading

Cardinal Timothy Dolan talks to reporters after meeting with Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. Dolan and bishops from around the state are advocating for a new tax credit for charitable donations made for educational purposes. The legislation would eventually add up to $300 million a year for education, with half going to public school programs and half going to scholarships for students who attend private schools. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Updated March 31, 2014 | Blog

The Catholic archbishop of NY, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, has lobbied for a
new state tax credit for individuals and corporations who donate money to public schools, including religious ones. Continue reading

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March 24, 2014 | What We're Reading

And deep-pocketed advocacy groups are lobbying for more — a trend that alarms advocates of strong science education. Continue reading

Cameron Karnes sorts CDs at Independent Records & Video March 14, 2006, in Denver. As a group, Millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1999, are characterized as confident, hardworking and technologically fluent. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Kathryn Osler)
March 24, 2014 | Blog

Young people have every reason to feel detached from an array of major institutions that are no longer in tune with the problems that they face. Continue reading

In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 photo, a Buddha statue is silhouetted by the sun on the hill of Phmon Baseth, outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
March 19, 2014 | Blog

We’d live in a very different world if we privileged well-being over growth. Continue reading

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March 18, 2014 | Blog

A look at the main, factually unsound complaints about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s series. Continue reading

Nearly 100 confiscated illegal firearms rests on a table before a press conference with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and New York City District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 4, 2014 | Connecting the Dots

Having won the debate about Americans’ right to bear arms, the lobby now pushes for a society with more guns. Continue reading

Plans to build an Islamic center near ground zero, the sight of 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States, have sparked anger and islamophobic reactions amongst some Americans. On the ninth anniversary of 9/11, approximately 3000 demonstrators protested while a few blocks away about the same number of people demonstrated for religious tolerance. New York City, N.Y. Sept. 11, 2010./Credit:HALEY/SIPA/1009121051 (Sipa via AP Images)
February 25, 2014 | Blog

Proponents of “foreign law bans” would have you believe they are interested in all foreign laws. They’re actually designed to specifically target Muslims. Continue reading

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February 5, 2014

The author and activist discusses the intersection of religious faith and environmentalism. Continue reading

Pete Seeger
January 31, 2014 | Blog

In these clips from interviews with Bill Moyers, Seeger discusses dissent, environmentalism and his hope for a better world. Continue reading

Neil deGrasse TysonTHIRD
January 24, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill talks with the astrophysicist about why science literacy is critical to the future of our democracy, economy and standing in the world. Continue reading

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January 22, 2014 | Moyers & Company

In part three of Bill’s conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist talks about why science literacy is critical to the future of our democracy, economy and standing in the world. Watch the full show. Continue reading

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