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The Resource Comparative religion, The Teaching Company ; producer, Jennifer Gray, (videorecording)

Comparative religion, The Teaching Company ; producer, Jennifer Gray, (videorecording)

Label
Comparative religion
Title
Comparative religion
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company ; producer, Jennifer Gray
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focuses on the similarities and differences among Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. 24 half-hour lectures on four discs accompanied by two lecture transcripts and course guidebooks
Member of
Cataloging source
OKD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Academic content supervisor, Pamela Greer ; editor, David Ladd
PerformerNote
Instructor: Professor Charles Kimball, University of Oklahoma
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kimball, Charles
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Religion and theology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Religions
Technique
live action
Label
Comparative religion, The Teaching Company ; producer, Jennifer Gray, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-four half-hour lectures on four DVDs. Accompanying course guidebooks contains lecture outlines, biographical information, bibliographical references (p. 114-123), and instructor bio
  • Features: lecture selection; instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 123 p. ;19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Comparative religion: who, what, why, how -- Exploring similarities and differences -- The sacred, the holy, and the profane -- Sacred time, sacred space, sacred objects -- Sacred people: prophets, sages, saviors -- Sacred people: clergy, monastics, shamans -- disc 2. Sacred signs, analogues, and sacraments -- Creation myths and sacred stories -- From sacred stories and letters to doctrine -- Sacred texts: the Bible and the Qur'an -- Sacred texts for Hindus and Buddhists -- Polytheism, dualism, monism, and monotheism -- disc 3. From birth to death: religious rituals -- Daily, weekly, annual religious rituals -- Ritual sacrifice in the world's religions -- The human predicament: how to overcome it -- The problems of sin and forgetfulness -- Breaking through the illusion of reality -- disc 4. The goals of religious life -- The way of faith and the way of devotion -- The way of action and the way of meditation -- The way of the mystics -- The evolution of religious institutions -- Religious diversity in the 21st century
Control code
ocn244441809
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598034547
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
6172
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598034547
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Comparative religion, The Teaching Company ; producer, Jennifer Gray, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-four half-hour lectures on four DVDs. Accompanying course guidebooks contains lecture outlines, biographical information, bibliographical references (p. 114-123), and instructor bio
  • Features: lecture selection; instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 123 p. ;19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Comparative religion: who, what, why, how -- Exploring similarities and differences -- The sacred, the holy, and the profane -- Sacred time, sacred space, sacred objects -- Sacred people: prophets, sages, saviors -- Sacred people: clergy, monastics, shamans -- disc 2. Sacred signs, analogues, and sacraments -- Creation myths and sacred stories -- From sacred stories and letters to doctrine -- Sacred texts: the Bible and the Qur'an -- Sacred texts for Hindus and Buddhists -- Polytheism, dualism, monism, and monotheism -- disc 3. From birth to death: religious rituals -- Daily, weekly, annual religious rituals -- Ritual sacrifice in the world's religions -- The human predicament: how to overcome it -- The problems of sin and forgetfulness -- Breaking through the illusion of reality -- disc 4. The goals of religious life -- The way of faith and the way of devotion -- The way of action and the way of meditation -- The way of the mystics -- The evolution of religious institutions -- Religious diversity in the 21st century
Control code
ocn244441809
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598034547
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
6172
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598034547
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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