Segments in this Video

Introduction: Is Faith an Action Word? (01:08)


Kitty Oliver orients the audience to the topics of equality, spirituality, and religious divisions.

Healing Power of Religion (02:18)

Reverend Frank Phillip believes people are raised religiously through culture. The time of worship is highly segregated. Unity comes from addressing issues that affect all people.

Defining and Labeling Race (04:51)

Dr. Marie Weston asserts that skin color does not correlate with diseases a person may be prone to. She uses pictures of family members to illustrate the problematic practice of labeling.

Discomfort and Growth (02:22)

Reverend Phillip discusses taking a white group to participate in a black church. He concludes that some racial beliefs live in the unconscious mind and highlights the need to welcome everyone.

Human Connections (04:15)

Raven Cohan studies a metaphysical understanding of life. She describes her quest as a never ending process of exploring the universe through her body. For Cohan, humanity's connection can be explained through quantum mechanics.

Walking Wounded (05:52)

Oliver has a discussion with Greg Samuel about the experience of being part of the first wave of racial transition. The tearing away of one identity creates space to make a new one.

Life's Purpose (05:16)

Oliver and Samuel discuss identity in today's youth and the loss of culture. Recounting stories allows children to make connections with the past.

Closing Statement: Kitty Oliver (00:42)

Oliver discusses the beauty of faith and actions. She describes the topic for the next segment in the series.

Credits: Is Faith an Action Word? (01:27)

Credits: Is Faith an Action Word?

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Is Faith an Action Word?: Crossing Cultures Changing Lives



Crossing Cultures/Changing Lives is a 10-part series that takes an entertaining look at race relations through enlightening conversations with everyday people who are living, working, and loving across racial and ethnic lines. This series takes the discussion of race into new directions by including Black, Caucasian, Caribbean, Latino, Asian, and Native American perspectives. Viewers will take a journey into the homes and lives of people who talk candidly about the challenges and the rewards they encounter. The shows also explore the nature of prejudice and negative attitudes towards differences which continue to be a troubling part of our global human story. A look at race from religious and scientific perspectives; ancient Chinese arts; and oral histories of race and change.

Length: 29 minutes

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Copyright date: ©2008

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