First came the film In God’s Name, in which ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson was profiled as one of the world’s 12 top spiritual leaders by French documentary filmmakers and brothers Jules and Gedeon Naudet. It aired on CBS Dec. 23, 2007. Now a DVD of the documentary was produced, and the ELCA offers an accompanying study guide.
|From In God’s Name: Wisdom from the World’s Great Spiritual Leaders: “Religious faith for me is about being whole. It’s not about my soul as opposed to my mind. It’s not about my mind and my soul apart from my body. It’s not about Mark Hanson apart from the creation. My faith is holistic. It begins with God”— ELCA Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson, shown at his home in the Chicago area.|
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