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The Resource Exploring the roots of religion, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Exploring the roots of religion, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Label
Exploring the roots of religion
Title
Exploring the roots of religion
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In half hour lectures, Professor Hale, a practicing archaeologist, explores the world's early spiritual experiences by looking at cultural artifacts and sites and using these resources as a guide to understanding why early peoples believed what they did and how they constructed their religious belief systems. Each volume contains 2 DVDs and one course guidebook
Member of
Cataloging source
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Lacks personal production credits
PerformerNote
Instructor, John R. Hale, University of Louisville
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hale, John R.
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
999
Series statement
Great courses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion
  • Religion
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • History, Ancient
  • Faith
Technique
live action
Label
Exploring the roots of religion, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course no. 3650
Accompanying material
3 books (22 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Lectures 1-6: The roots of religious experience -- Neanderthal burials at Shanidar -- Hunting magic in sacred caves -- Myths of the shaman -- Realm of the Mother Goddess -- Mysteries of the megaliths -- Disc 2. Lectures 7-12: Towers and tombs of Sumeria -- Tomb of the first emperor of China -- Feasting with the dead at Petra -- Druid sacrifice at Lindow Moss? -- Honoring ancestors in ancient Ohio -- A Viking queen sails to eternity -- Disc 3. Lectures 13-18: Dancing with bulls at Knossos -- Oracle bones in ancient China -- Sun and sexuality in early Scandinavia -- Apollo speaks at Klaros -- Chalice of blood in ancient Peru -- Decoding rituals at Palenque -- Disc 4. Lectures 19-24: Temple of the Goddess on Malta -- The Aten-- monotheism in Egypt -- Deities of the Acropolis -- Gods and pyramids at Teotihuacan -- Sacred city on the Mississippi -- Sun and shadow at Machu Picchu -- Disc 5. Lectures 25-30: Celestial gateway at Giza -- Cosmic hub at Stonehenge -- Desert lines at Nazca -- Skywatchers at Chaco Canyon -- Mountain of the Gods at Angkor -- The stone heads of Easter Island -- Disc 6. Lectures 31-36: Tending Zoroaster's sacred fire in Iran -- Writing the Dead Sea scrolls at Qumran -- Taking religions underground at Rome -- Forging iron at Jenne-jeno on the Niger -- Carving monasteries at Ajanta in India -- Faiths lost and found
Control code
ocn439018538
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs
Isbn
9781598035773
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598035773
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Exploring the roots of religion, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Course no. 3650
Accompanying material
3 books (22 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. Lectures 1-6: The roots of religious experience -- Neanderthal burials at Shanidar -- Hunting magic in sacred caves -- Myths of the shaman -- Realm of the Mother Goddess -- Mysteries of the megaliths -- Disc 2. Lectures 7-12: Towers and tombs of Sumeria -- Tomb of the first emperor of China -- Feasting with the dead at Petra -- Druid sacrifice at Lindow Moss? -- Honoring ancestors in ancient Ohio -- A Viking queen sails to eternity -- Disc 3. Lectures 13-18: Dancing with bulls at Knossos -- Oracle bones in ancient China -- Sun and sexuality in early Scandinavia -- Apollo speaks at Klaros -- Chalice of blood in ancient Peru -- Decoding rituals at Palenque -- Disc 4. Lectures 19-24: Temple of the Goddess on Malta -- The Aten-- monotheism in Egypt -- Deities of the Acropolis -- Gods and pyramids at Teotihuacan -- Sacred city on the Mississippi -- Sun and shadow at Machu Picchu -- Disc 5. Lectures 25-30: Celestial gateway at Giza -- Cosmic hub at Stonehenge -- Desert lines at Nazca -- Skywatchers at Chaco Canyon -- Mountain of the Gods at Angkor -- The stone heads of Easter Island -- Disc 6. Lectures 31-36: Tending Zoroaster's sacred fire in Iran -- Writing the Dead Sea scrolls at Qumran -- Taking religions underground at Rome -- Forging iron at Jenne-jeno on the Niger -- Carving monasteries at Ajanta in India -- Faiths lost and found
Control code
ocn439018538
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 videodiscs
Isbn
9781598035773
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781598035773
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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