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Sword and Spirit

Synopsis

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The last of a six-part documentary series.
USA: The First Shall Be Last In America, half the nation goes to church on Sunday.
Charles Elliott visits
Memphis, Tennessee, and sees how many American
Christians are rejecting the comfortable, conventional church that reinforces rather than challenges their way of life. Nancy Sehested believes 'Jesus would be down in the poor areas of our city, with the AIDS victims, the battered women, the alcoholics ...' But as a new Christian Left emerges, the fundamentalists fight back. Photography JOHN GOODYER Sound RON KEIGHTLEY Film editor DICK PULL Executive producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
Director ANN RICHARDSON
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Contributors

Unknown: Charles Elliott
Unknown: Nancy Sehested
Unknown: John Goodyer
Unknown: Sound Ron Keightley
Producer: Stephen Whittle
Director: Ann Richardson

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