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The Resource Death, dying and the afterlife, The Teaching Company ; producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)

Death, dying and the afterlife, The Teaching Company ; producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)

Label
Death, dying and the afterlife
Title
Death, dying and the afterlife
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company ; producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
"Explore how great faiths, philosophies, and cultures all over the world perceive death -- and existence -- in these life-affirming lectures"--Container
Member of
Credits note
Academic content supervisor, Walter Jacob, Jessica Darago ; editor, Micky Ronis ; camera, Scott Aronoff [and four others]
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Instructor, Mark Berkson, Hamline University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berkson, Mark
  • Leven, Jon
  • Teaching Company
Series statement
Great Courses DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Terminally ill
  • Death
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Bereavement
Label
Death, dying and the afterlife, The Teaching Company ; producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-four thrity minute lectures on four DVDs. accompanying course guidebook contains lecture outlines, instructor bio, and bibliographical references (pages 201-226)
  • Features: lecture selection; instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Death's place in our lives -- Defining death -- Death, illusion, and meaning -- Is it rational to fear death? -- Understanding and coping with grief -- Death rituals and the corpse -- disc 2. American death rituals -- Approaches to dying well -- Judaism on death and the afterlife -- Death and hope in Christianity -- Islam on returning to God -- Death, rebirth, and liberation in Hinduism -- disc 3. Buddhism on impermanence and mindfulness -- The process of dying in Tibetan Buddhism -- Confucian remembrance, Daoist forgetting -- Death and syncretism in China -- Suicide examined -- The choice of euthanasia -- disc 4. Killing in war and the pacifist challenge -- Considering capital punishment -- Killing non-human animals -- Near-death experiences -- The pursuit of immortality -- The value of death
Control code
dsk02999
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
4 video discs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629972459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
digital
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
6822
System details
DVD; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Label
Death, dying and the afterlife, The Teaching Company ; producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Twenty-four thrity minute lectures on four DVDs. accompanying course guidebook contains lecture outlines, instructor bio, and bibliographical references (pages 201-226)
  • Features: lecture selection; instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Death's place in our lives -- Defining death -- Death, illusion, and meaning -- Is it rational to fear death? -- Understanding and coping with grief -- Death rituals and the corpse -- disc 2. American death rituals -- Approaches to dying well -- Judaism on death and the afterlife -- Death and hope in Christianity -- Islam on returning to God -- Death, rebirth, and liberation in Hinduism -- disc 3. Buddhism on impermanence and mindfulness -- The process of dying in Tibetan Buddhism -- Confucian remembrance, Daoist forgetting -- Death and syncretism in China -- Suicide examined -- The choice of euthanasia -- disc 4. Killing in war and the pacifist challenge -- Considering capital punishment -- Killing non-human animals -- Near-death experiences -- The pursuit of immortality -- The value of death
Control code
dsk02999
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
4 video discs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629972459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
digital
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
6822
System details
DVD; widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.

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