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Title Cultural literacy for religion [videorecording] : everything the well-educated person should know.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : Teaching Company, [2012]


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DISC 1-4 2 Request this Volume
GUIDE 1 Request this Volume
Description 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (218 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Great courses (DVD). Religion & theology, comparative & world religion
Great courses (DVD)
Contents Disc 1. Religion: its meaning and importance - Facets of religion: divinity and devotion -- Hinduism: foundational texts and teachings -- Hindu gods and devotional practice -- Gita to Gandhi: yogas and modern Hinduism -- Walking up: the Buddha and his teachings -- Disc 2. Vehicles to Nirvana: the schools of Buddhism -- Chinese religion and cosmology -- Confucianism: rituals and relationships -- Daoism: harmony, nature and the way -- Kami and spirits: Shinto and Shamanism -- East Asian Buddhism: Zen and pure land -- Disc 3. Judaism: God, Torah, and covenant -- Varieties of Jewish thought and practices -- Living a Jewish life -- The life and commemoration of Jesus -- Catholic and Orthodox Christianity -- Protestantism and Christianity today -- Disc 4. Muhammad, Quran and Islamic civilization -- Unity in Islam: the five pillars -- Forms of Islan: diversity among Muslims -- Jain, Sikhs, and Baha'is --Religion and law in American -- Religion today: trends, challenges, and hope.
Performer Taught by: Professor Mark Berkson, Hamline University
System Details DVD.
Subject Religions.
Added Author Berkson, Mark.
Teaching Company.
Added Title Everything the well-educated person should know.
ISBN 9781598038392

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