The Resource James Carroll's Constantine's sword, (evideo)

James Carroll's Constantine's sword, (evideo)

Label
James Carroll's Constantine's sword
Title
James Carroll's Constantine's sword
Title variation
Constantine's sword
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This astonishing exploration of the dark side of Christianity follows former priest James Carroll on a journey of remembrance and reckoning. Carroll, a National Book Award winner, is a practicing Catholic whose search for the truth leads him to confront persecution and violence in the name of God - today and in the Church's past. He discovers a terrible legacy that reverberates across the centuries: from the Emperor Constantine's vision of the cross as a sword and symbol of power, to the rise of genocidal antisemitism, to modern day wars sparked by religious extremism. At its heart, Constantine's Sword is a detective story, as Carroll journeys into his own past (his father was a U.S. Air Force General who helped prepare for nuclear war) and into the wider world, where he uncovers evidence of church- sanctioned violence against non-Christians. At the Air Force Academy, he and director Oren Jacoby expose how some evangelicals are proselytizing inside our country's armed forces and reveal the dangerous consequences of religious influence on American foreign policy. Warning of what happens when military power and religious fervor are joined, Constantine's Sword asks the timely question: is the fanaticism that threatens the world today fueled by our own deeply held beliefs?
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Oren Jacoby
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
James Carroll, Liev Schrieber, Phillip Bosco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carroll, James
  • Jacoby, Oren
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carroll, James
  • Christianity and antisemitism
  • Religious tolerance
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Violence
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
James Carroll's Constantine's sword, (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 96 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11628412
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11628412
System control number
MWT11628412
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
James Carroll's Constantine's sword, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 96 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11628412
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11628412
System control number
MWT11628412
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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