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The Resource Sacred texts of the world, The Teaching Company ; studio directors, Jim M. Allen, Jonathan D. Leven ; senior producer, Kevin Barnhill, (videorecording)

Sacred texts of the world, The Teaching Company ; studio directors, Jim M. Allen, Jonathan D. Leven ; senior producer, Kevin Barnhill, (videorecording)

Label
Sacred texts of the world
Title
Sacred texts of the world
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company ; studio directors, Jim M. Allen, Jonathan D. Leven ; senior producer, Kevin Barnhill
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
JRY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Kevin Barnhill ; academic content supervisors, Jessica Darago, Nancy Eskridge ; cameras, Alexis Doty [and others]
PerformerNote
Instructor, Grant Hardy, professor of history and religious studies at the Univeristy of North Carolina, Asheville
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1961-
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  • Hardy, Grant
  • Leven, Jon
  • Allen, Jim M
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
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Series statement
Great courses : Religion & theology. Comparative & orld religion
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  • Sacred books
  • Religions
Technique
live action
Label
Sacred texts of the world, The Teaching Company ; studio directors, Jim M. Allen, Jonathan D. Leven ; senior producer, Kevin Barnhill, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Thirty-six half-hour lectures on six DVDs. Accompanying course guidebook contains instuctor bio, lecture outlines, recommended texts and translations, and bibliographical references (p. 268-288)
  • Features: scene selection; instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 288 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Reading other people's scriptures -- Hinduism and the Vedas -- What is heard: Upanishads -- What is remembered: epics -- Laws of Manu and Bhagavad Gita -- Related traditions: Sikh scriptures -- disc 2. Judaism: people of the book -- Five books of Torah -- Prophets and writings -- Apocrypha and Dead Sea scrolls -- Oral Torah: Mishnah and Talmud -- Related traditions: Zoroastrian scriptures -- disc 3. The three baskets of Buddhism -- Vinaya and Jakata -- Theravada Sutras -- Mahayana Sutras -- Pure land Buddhism and Zen -- Tibetan Vajrayana -- disc 4. Related traditions: Jain scriptures -- Five Confucian classics -- Four books of neo-Confucianism -- Daoism and the Daodejing -- The three caverns of Daoist scriptures -- Related traditions: Shinto and Tenrikyo -- disc 5. Christian testaments Old and New -- Gospels and Acts -- Letters and Apocalypse -- Apocryphal gospels -- Related traditions: Mormon scriptures -- Islam and scriptural recitation -- disc 6. Holy Qur'an -- Hadith and Sufism -- Related traditions: Baha'i scriptures -- Abandoned scriptures: Egyptian and Mayan -- Secular scriptures: U.S. Constitution -- Heavenly books, earthly connection
Control code
ocm871181150
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781629970424
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ID6160A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781629970424
System details
DVD ; NTSC, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sacred texts of the world, The Teaching Company ; studio directors, Jim M. Allen, Jonathan D. Leven ; senior producer, Kevin Barnhill, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Thirty-six half-hour lectures on six DVDs. Accompanying course guidebook contains instuctor bio, lecture outlines, recommended texts and translations, and bibliographical references (p. 268-288)
  • Features: scene selection; instructor bio
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 288 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Reading other people's scriptures -- Hinduism and the Vedas -- What is heard: Upanishads -- What is remembered: epics -- Laws of Manu and Bhagavad Gita -- Related traditions: Sikh scriptures -- disc 2. Judaism: people of the book -- Five books of Torah -- Prophets and writings -- Apocrypha and Dead Sea scrolls -- Oral Torah: Mishnah and Talmud -- Related traditions: Zoroastrian scriptures -- disc 3. The three baskets of Buddhism -- Vinaya and Jakata -- Theravada Sutras -- Mahayana Sutras -- Pure land Buddhism and Zen -- Tibetan Vajrayana -- disc 4. Related traditions: Jain scriptures -- Five Confucian classics -- Four books of neo-Confucianism -- Daoism and the Daodejing -- The three caverns of Daoist scriptures -- Related traditions: Shinto and Tenrikyo -- disc 5. Christian testaments Old and New -- Gospels and Acts -- Letters and Apocalypse -- Apocryphal gospels -- Related traditions: Mormon scriptures -- Islam and scriptural recitation -- disc 6. Holy Qur'an -- Hadith and Sufism -- Related traditions: Baha'i scriptures -- Abandoned scriptures: Egyptian and Mayan -- Secular scriptures: U.S. Constitution -- Heavenly books, earthly connection
Control code
ocm871181150
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781629970424
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ID6160A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781629970424
System details
DVD ; NTSC, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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