On Common Ground: A New Look at America’s Religious Diversity
Premiere Date: 3/7/2005; 59 minutes

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Author and Harvard professor Diana Eck documents the growing presence of Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh and other religious communities in the United States and offers insight into how people of all faiths should celebrate this rich diversity in this event sponsored by the Helen Edison Lecture Series and the San Diego Public Library. (#9339)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.3 Students analyze the role religion played in the foundingg of America, its lasting moral, social, and political impacts, and issues regarding religious liberty.

4. Discuss the expanding religious pluralism in the United States and California that resulted from large-scale immigration in the twentieth century.

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