Morgan Freeman Explores What Unites The World’s Religions In ‘The Story Of God’

ARLINGTON, VA – Master Calligrapher, Mohamed Zakariya, demonstrates his talents to Morgan Freeman inside the Zakariya Home. (Photo Credit: National Geographic/Reza Riazi)

Morgan Freeman has been up close and personal with God as a character in films, but his own experience of the divine is more nuanced than his playful portrayals might suggest.

These days, he’s exploring questions about faith and the Almighty in the National Geographic show “The Story of God With Morgan Freeman.” The show takes Freeman around the world, interacting with people of faith and investigating religious concepts that have intrigued philosophers for centuries.



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Calligraphers, artists, others—welcome to this blog, where I will share ideas and commentary about the world of Arabic script calligraphy. New posts will appear when the spirit moves me, but probably about once a month. Visit often and let me know what you think.—Mohamed Zakariya


My wife the editor says we should say something about possible inconsistencies in the material on this site, such as varying transliterations and inconsistent use of apostrophes and capitalization in script names, as well as use of italics on foreign words. We’ve tried to handle these issues but are bound to have missed a few. Please bear in mind that many of the essays and other materials were written at different times for different publishers with different house styles. Please bear in mind, too, that rather than adopt the monolithic Arabic transliteration template, I experiment with features from other traditions, such as Turkish and French.


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