FRONTLINE

God In America: Four: A New Light

Special | 55m 58s

Isaac Mayer Wise embraces change and establishes Reform Judaism in America. Presbyterian biblical scholar Charles Briggs seeks to wed his evangelical faith with modern biblical scholarship, and is tried for heresy. In the 1925 Scopes trial, Christian fundamentalist William Jennings Bryan faces off against freethinker Clarence Darrow in a battle between scientific and religious truth.

Aired: 10/12/10

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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