The Left Eye of God
Caodaism Travels from Vietnam to California

Documentary Educational Resources
Show More

4 videos in this playlist

The Left Eye of God, Part 1
'The Left Eye of God: Caodaism Travels from Vietnam to California, Part 1' is part of a series of films from Documentary Educational Resources. Caodaists worship the left eye as…
The Left Eye of God, Part 2
'The Left Eye of God: Caodaism Travels from Vietnam to California, Part 2' is part of a series of films from Documentary Educational Resources. Caodaists worship the left eye as…
The Left Eye of God, Part 3
'The Left Eye of God: Caodaism Travels from Vietnam to California, Part 3' is part of a series of films from Documentary Educational Resources. Caodaists worship the left eye as…
The Left Eye of God, Part 4
'The Left Eye of God: Caodaism Travels from Vietnam to California, Part 4' is part of a series of films from Documentary Educational Resources. Caodaists worship the left eye as…

Related videos

Blue Collar and Buddha - Laotian Refugees in America
This dramatic documentary explores America's most recent refugees, struggling against the mounting tension of a post-Vietnam era filled with guilt and anger. A group of Laotian refugees have built a Buddhist temple on a small farmstead on the outskirts of a resolutely blue-collar town. Their efforts to preserve their culture…
Eastern Mystics
In this groundbreaking documentary, well-known mystics from the Buddhist, Hindu, Advaita, and Taoist traditions discuss their own awakening experiences, the nature of mysticism, religious tolerance, love and compassion, spiritual practices, the many paths to truth, and world peace. Their comments and personal messages to the world weave together a tapestry…
New Muslim Cool
Puerto Rican American rapper Hamza Perez ended his life as a drug dealer 12 years ago, and started down a new path as a young Muslim. Now he's moved to Pittsburgh's tough North Side to start a new religious community, rebuild his shattered family, and take his message of faith…
What is Jerusalem - The Seeds of Islam?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest look at faith, culture and how the youth of today view their spiritual education as an integral part of who…
Ezekiel on Abandonment and Homecoming
[Ezekiel] Experience the dislocation of the Babylonian Exile with a close reading of the book of Ezekiel's perspectives on abandonment and homecoming. You'll trace this movement from Chapters 1!-32 (which castigate the people for abandoning God to idolatry) to Chapters 33-48 (which include stirring visions of renewal).
Can We Know God Through Experience?
Part of the Series: Examined Life Series
Can We Know God Through Experience? considers whether certain mystical experiences are indications of the existence of a Divine Being. What kind of evidence is necessary for religious belief?
God Loves Uganda
In GOD LOVES UGANDA, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (Music by Prudence) explores the role of the American Evangelical movement in fueling Uganda's terrifying turn towards biblical law and the proposed death penalty for homosexuality. Thanks to charismatic religious leaders and a well-financed campaign, these draconian new laws and…
Samsara: Death and Rebirth in Cambodia
Samsara: (Sanskrit) Perpetual repetition of birth and death from the past through the present to the future, through six illusory realms: Hell, Hungry Spirits, Animals, Fighting Spirits, Man and Heaven. Samsara documents the struggle of the Cambodian people to rebuild a shattered society in a climate of war and with…
Ethics Matters
In this fascinating educational series, Dr. Dan Halliday talks with contemporary philosophers and helps place their ideas in a real world context.
Can Mystical Experience Justify Belief?
Look at the phenomenon of religious experiences, pondering whether such events justify belief. Find that practically all religions have religious experiences, but the beliefs they lead to can be radically different. Can "feeling the touch of God," like Jules in Pulp Fiction, justify religious belief?
Jewish Identity and Rebuilding after Exile
[Ezra, Nehemiah, Jonah] What did it mean to be Jewish after the Babylonian Exile? Professor Koester examines biblical books that offer differing perspectives. On one end: Ezra and Nehemiah, which define Israel by the temple, Jewish law, and Jerusalem. On the other: Jonah, where Israel's identity is defined by the…
Ancestors in the Americas
This two-part series presents the history, challenges, and lasting impact of early Asian immigrants to the Americas, from the 1700s to the 1900s. The series follows their little-known journeys and stories, reveals their pioneering struggle against racial hatred and for basic rights, and depicts their lasting cultural, legal and economic…