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The Question of God
Sigmund Freud, 1856-1939.  Freud's ideas continue to "agitate the sleep of mankind," permeating our vocabulary as well as our consciousness.
Learn more about the life of Sigmund Freud from the seven video chapters below and this biograpical essay.

Discuss > The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud
C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963.  By the 1950s, C.S. Lewis had become the most popular spokesman for Christianity in the English-speaking world.
Learn more about the life of C.S. Lewis from the seven video chapters below and this biograpical essay.

Discuss > The Life and Work of C.S. Lewis
Sigmund Freud - Program 1
Golden Child
Despite his upbringing, sudden poverty and early scientific encounters lead Sigmund away from religion.

Video 7:29 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 1
Surprised by Joy
"Jack's" idyllic boyhood is marred by his mother's death and his father's volatile grief.

Video 9:18 | Transcript
Sigmund Freud - Program 1
The Revelation of Science
At university, Freud discovers science and a secular worldview, discarding religion for good.

Video 7:23 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 1
School Days
The loneliness of boarding school and the brutality of war eventually drive Lewis to atheism.

Video 6:06 | Transcript
Sigmund Freud - Program 1
Interpreter of Dreams
A young doctor in the age of Darwin, Freud looks to the unconscious mind for clues to illness.

Video 12:34 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 1
A Leap in the Dark
At Oxford, troubled by his own once-fervent atheism, Lewis realizes and admits his will to believe.

Video 10:41 | Transcript
Sigmund Freud - Program 1
Human Mythology
Freud turns to humanity's archaic past to explain the longing for an "exalted father."

Video 7:09 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 1
From Spirits to God
But how to worship? Lewis the reluctant convert gradually discovers faith in Jesus Christ.

Video 10:09 | Transcript
Sigmund Freud - Program 2
Libido
Freud's developing theories on sexual desire cause controversy among his peers.

Video 7:26 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 2
The Four Loves
Lewis explores the nature of divine love and finds kinship with other believers at Oxford.

Video 8:02 | Transcript
Sigmund Freud - Program 2
Civilization and Its Discontents
Distraught by war and personal loss, Freud publishes his views on society's dangers and delusions.

Video 9:48 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 2
Defender of the Faith
Lewis gains fame through his wartime radio sermons and works of spiritual fiction.

Video 8:15 | Transcript
Sigmund Freud - Program 2
The Promised Land
His final years filled with turmoil, a stoic Freud steadfastly refuses any solace in religion.

Video 16:14 | Transcript
C.S. Lewis - Program 2
A Grief Observed
Miraculous joy followed by grief shakes the foundations of Lewis's faith.

Video 12:03 | Transcript

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