FRONTLINE

God in America: Two: A New Eden

Special | 56m 45s

The unlikely alliance between evangelical Baptists and enlightenment figures such as Thomas Jefferson forges a new concept of religious freedom. Upstart denominations race ahead of traditional faiths and a new wave of revivals sweep thousands of converts into the evangelical fold and inspire a new gospel of social reform. Catholic immigrants challenge Protestant domination of public schools.

Aired: 10/11/10

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?