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  1. The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
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    Christianity is the largest and most global religious tradition in history. For nearly 2,000 years, the Christian faith has remained at or near the center of Western moral debate and conceptions of human identity, just action, and ultimate meaning. It has both shaped history and responded to history, showing an extraordinary adaptability within greatly differing cultures. Its practice and influence appears in every...
  2. Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.7 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Mathematical proof is the gold standard of knowledge. Once a mathematical statement has been proved with a rigorous argument, it counts as true throughout the universe and for all time. Imagine, then, the thrill of being able to prove something in mathematics. But you don't have to imagine the exhilaration of constructing a proof-you can do it! Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument initiates you into this...
  3. The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    Andrew Newberg
    3.2 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The religious impulse is so powerfully pervasive that neuroscience has posed a provocative question: Are our brains wired to worship? In The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience, award-winning scholar and practicing neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg, Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, offers you 24 riveting lectures that...
  4. Fundamentals of Photography

    Fundamentals of Photography

    Joel Sartore
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (740)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Taking great photographs requires you to "see" as a professional photographer does; to train your eyes using the same fundamental techniques and principles the experts use to create unforgettable images from the grandest (and simplest) of subjects. With Fundamentals of Photography, you'll learn everything you need to know about the art and craft of great photography straight from a professional photographer with...
  5. Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time Sale

    Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

    Sean Carroll
    4.2 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$299.95
    Time rules our lives. From the rising and setting of the sun to the cycles of nature, the thought processes in our brains, and the biorhythms in our day, nothing so pervades our existence and yet is so difficult to explain. Time seems to be woven into the very fabric of the universe. But why? In 24 riveting half-hour lectures, Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time shows how a feature of the world that we all experience...
  6. Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers

    Andrew R. Wilson
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (98)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Military strategy matters. Civilizations with the greatest strategists-often coupled with the greatest resources-have had a powerful edge over competing civilizations. From Napoleon's revolutionary campaigns to the way insurgency, terrorism, and nuclear weaponry have defined the nature of warfare in the 21st century, the results of military strategy have changed the course of history. Masters of War: History's...
  7. The Science of Natural Healing

    The Science of Natural Healing

    Mimi Guarneri
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (204)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What is the most effective way to nurture your own optimal health? Are there sound alternatives to the drugs so common in our health-care system, which can carry unwanted consequences and side effects? In the 24 lectures of The Science of Natural Healing, board-certified cardiologist Dr. Mimi Guarneri, founder of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, leads you in a compelling and practical exploration...
  8. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    Robert Garland
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (303)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    Take this chance to get beyond the abstract dates and figures, kings and queens, and battles and wars that make up so many historical accounts in The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World. In 48 richly detailed lectures, Professor Robert Garland of Colgate University covers the breadth and depth of human history from the perspective of the so-called ordinary people, from its earliest...
  9. The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    Mark A. Stoler
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (152)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Sorting through misconceptions, myths, and half-truths about America’s past is a chance to revisit some of the country’s greatest episodes, figures, and themes from a fresh perspective and an opportunity to hone the way you think about and interpret the past, the present, and even the future. The Skeptic’s Guide to American History examines many commonly held myths and half-truths about American history and...
  10. Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works

    Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works

    Elizabeth A. Murray
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    The desire to identify lawbreakers and bring them to justice is so great that it has inspired countless stories, novels, plays, movies, and television series. But how accurate are the fictional portrayals of crime investigations? What happens behind the scenes when forensic scientists crack a case? Trails of Evidence: How Forensic Science Works takes you from the crime scene to the lab to the courtroom in 36...
  11. Strategic Thinking Skills

    Strategic Thinking Skills

    Stanley K. Ridgley
    4.3 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Strategic thinking is a powerful and invaluable skill, one that leads to greater chances of success in whatever professional and personal projects you're involved in. It involves setting goals, developing long-range plans, anticipating the unexpected, analyzing your environment, and even cooperating with your competitors. With Strategic Thinking Skills, you'll get a simple and comprehensive guide to the skills,...
  12. Physiology and Fitness

    Physiology and Fitness

    Dean Hodgkin
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Whether your goal is to live to be 100, run a marathon, reduce your waistline, or just get the most from daily life, functional fitness is the foundation for active and dynamic living and the best quality of life you can have. In Physiology and Fitness, international fitness expert Dean Hodgkin shows you a new, scientifically based way to reach your own optimum fitness and to keep it for life. This course presents a...
  13. Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Tilar J. Mazzeo
    3.9 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (187)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The 24 lectures of Writing Creative Nonfiction by award-winning writing instructor and Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo of Colby College, a New York Times best-selling author, are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction, from brainstorming for the perfect idea to getting your final product noticed by literary agents and publishers. Filled with helpful tips and techniques, memorable...
  14. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    When does the Jewish Sabbath begin? Who are Vishnu and Shiva? What are Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths? What are the Five Pillars of Islam? Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know is your chance to experience the breadth and depth of the world’s religions from all angles—historical, theological, and cultural. Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, award-winning Professor...
  15. Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

    Mark Leary
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (111)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Why do people behave the way they do? Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior, by psychologist and Professor Mark Leary, is your guide to the latest theories and research from psychology and other behavioral sciences on this age-old question. Understanding the answers will help you better know yourself and the people around you. With the powerful insights you'll find in these 24 intellectually scintillating...
  16. Understanding Investments Sale

    Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (182)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$299.95
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence to attain your financial goals with the 24 timely and informative lectures of Understanding Investments. Economist and Professor Connel Fullenkamp explains the fundamentals of investing to those new to the subject while broadening and deepening the knowledge of more experienced investors. He clearly explains the various kinds of financial markets, the different kinds of...
  17. Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance

    Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance

    George R. Bent
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Explore the life and times of the man whose name is synonymous with inventiveness, curiosity, and creative genius. In Leonardo da Vinci and the Italian High Renaissance, taught by art historian and Professor George R. Bent, you’ll take a powerful and engrossing look at this grand master, the intriguing world he inhabited and shaped, and the legacies he left behind for us. These visually rich 36 lectures will give...
  18. The Persian Empire

    The Persian Empire

    John W. Lee
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What do we really know about the ancient Persians? Explore the secrets of one of the greatest empires in the ancient world from a fresh perspective: its own. Over the span of 24 lectures, Professor John W. I. Lee examines Persian sources to reveal what we known about this grand civilization. Tapping into the latest scholarship, The Persian Empire is sure to fill in some critical gaps in your understanding and...
  19. Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    Steven Novella
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Dr. Steven Novella of the Yale School of Medicine equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life. The 24 rewarding lectures of Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills immerses you in the science of cognitive biases and thought processes. By learning how to think about thinking (a fascinating process...
  20. Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science

    Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science

    Robert Sapolsky
    4.5 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Join acclaimed neurobiologist and popular Great Courses Professor Robert Sapolsky for an undeniably fascinating study of what, specifically, makes you you. Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science is a 12-lecture course that takes you to the front lines of scientific research and offers you a new perspective on the supposedly quirky nature of being ourselves. Thought-provoking, witty, and sometimes...