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  1. Great World Religions: Judaism

    Great World Religions: Judaism

    Isaiah M. Gafni
    4.2 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    What is the essence of Judaism? Is it the Ten Commandments? The teachings of the Hebrew Bible? Or something else entirely? Professor Isaiah M. Gafni of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem addresses these and other fundamental issues as he explores the ever-changing, 4,000-year saga of Judaism, one of the world's most ancient and influential religions. Throughout Great World Religions: Judaism, you study this faith as...
  2. Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.1 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (59)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Great World Religions: Hinduism provides you with an engaging window into the roots of a faith that is perhaps the most diverse of all, and which rejects the notion that there is one path to the divine. Over the course of Hinduism's 5,000-year journey, you'll explore the pantheon of Hindu gods and goddesses; the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads; the Aryan language of Sanskrit; and...
  3. Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. These lectures are a historical survey of Buddhism, from its origin in India in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world faith....
  4. Great World Religions: Islam

    Great World Religions: Islam

    John L. Esposito
    3.3 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    How familiar are you with the world's second-largest and fastest-growing religion? Many people in the West know little about Islam and are familiar only with the actions of a minority of radical extremists. Great World Religions: Islam helps you better understand Islam as both a religion and a way of life. In these illuminating lectures, expert Islamic scholar and Professor John L. Esposito takes you through Islamic...
  5. My Favorite Universe

    My Favorite Universe

    Neil deGrasse Tyson
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (118)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    What forces molded the universe? Are those forces still at work? Discover the answers to these and other startling questions about the cosmos with My Favorite Universe. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson's course is a spirited and intellectually engaging journey through our universe and its history, from before the big bang to the likely ways in which Earth—and perhaps the entire universe—might end. Explore how black holes...
  6. History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    Robert Bucholz
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (150)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Explore the Tudor-Stuart era: a captivating examination of the 229-year period from 1485–1714 during which England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called the first modern society. In making that transformation, England became the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth. Award-winning Professor Robert Bucholz of Loyola University of Chicago presents a sweeping, 48-lecture course...
  7. Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos

    Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos

    Steven Pollock
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos, Professor Steven Pollock translates the language of the remarkable science that, in only 100 years, has unlocked the secrets of the basic forces of nature. You will become familiar with the fundamental particles that make up all matter, from the tiniest microbe to the sun and stars. You will also learn the "rules of the game"—the forces the...
  8. History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    History of Russia: From Peter the Great to Gorbachev

    Mark Steinberg
    4 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Grasp what Russian life was like as Professor Steinberg analyzes ideas of power not only from the viewpoint of its rulers, but also from that of the ruled; the theme of happiness and its pursuit that resonates throughout Russian history, and ideas of morality and ethics as wielded by both the Russian state and its critics.
  9. Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication

    Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (130)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    In the first centuries after Christ, there was no "official" New Testament. In fact, many Christians held beliefs that today would be considered bizarre, including the belief that Christ's death and resurrection had nothing to do with salvation. What did these "other" Scriptures say? Do they exist today? If such beliefs were once common, why do they no longer exist? These are just a few of the many provocative...
  10. Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    Barbara J. King
    3.7 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Biological anthropology is far more than studying old bones. The history of humanity and its future as provided by Professor Barbara J. King considers evolution as a vital, active force. Join this noted scholar, teacher, and researcher as she explores more than a century of scientific scholarship to examine human history from this evolutionary perspective.
  11. Great Figures of the New Testament

    Great Figures of the New Testament

    Amy-Jill Levine
    4.4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Improve your biblical literacy and re-encounter the New Testament as a great repository of literary genius. This is the promise of Professor Amy-Jill Levine's vivid portraits of the cast of characters in the New Testament. Perhaps the best part of this compelling lecture series on the New Testament's most colorful characters is that you will gain a feeling for why these individuals remain dynamic, summoning...
  12. Theories of Human Development

    Theories of Human Development

    Malcolm W. Watson
    4.6 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Almost from the moment of birth, we are faced with the need to reorganize our ways of thinking as life's challenges arise. What happens to us in childhood plays a key role in who we are and how our relationships unfold as adults. Professor Malcolm W. Watson introduces you to six theories that have had the greatest influence on the study of human development.
  13. Foundations of Western Civilization

    Foundations of Western Civilization

    Thomas F. X. Noble
    4.4 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (251)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    You can discover the essential nature, evolution, and perceptions of Western civilization from its humble beginnings in the great river valleys of Iraq and Egypt to the dawn of the modern world. This broad, sweeping series helps you cover an enormous amount of historical material as you see how Western civilization evolved. Concentrating on the period 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, Professor Thomas F. X. Noble unfolds for...
  14. Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    David B. Ruderman
    4.5 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    God. Torah. Israel. These three concepts have been the focus of Jewish thought throughout history. The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with increasingly difficult challenges. Through these lectures you will observe the time-honored intellectual tradition through which Judaism analyzes, rethinks, and reformulates itself.
  15. Terror of History: Mystics, Heretics, and Witches in the Western Tradition

    Terror of History: Mystics, Heretics, and Witches in the Western Tradition

    Teofilo F. Ruiz
    4 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Western civilization, so closely associated with reason and science, has also been characterized by widespread belief in the supernatural and the irrational. Why? The answers lie in this intriguing course-a study of mysticism, heresy, apocalyptic movements, and the witch craze in Europe between 1000 and 1700.
  16. Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy Sale

    Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy

    Edward J. Larson
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (93)
    Save up to $210.00 Starting at $12.95 $229.95 $12.95$229.95
    What makes evolution such a profoundly provocative concept, so convincing to most scientists, yet so socially and politically divisive? The Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy is an examination of the varied elements that so often make this science the object of strong sentiments and heated debate. Professor Edward J. Larson leads you through the "evolution" of evolution, with an eye toward enhancing your...
  17. Buddhism Sale

    Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    3.9 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Save up to $260.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. In 24 revealing lectures, you survey the faith from its origins in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world religion. Award-winning...
  18. History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition

    History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition

    Thomas Childers
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (251)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    This course, graphic at times, helps you solve the puzzle of Hitler's rise to power in a highly-educated, industrially developed country. Professor Childers meticulously investigates the roots of Nazi support, bringing you back to the disastrous Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I and taking you through the horrifying details of Hitler's ideology and the holocaust.
  19. Churchill

    Churchill

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (216)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Who exactly was Winston Churchill? How did he rally the British during World War II? And what legacy did he leave for Western civilization? In Churchill, get the answers to these and other powerful questions as you follow the life of this iconic politician. View Churchill as a resourceful soldier, military strategist, gifted orator, doting father, devoted public servant, and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature....
  20. Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor

    Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (82)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The peninsula of Asian Turkey, known to the Greeks as Anatolia and to the Romans as Asia Minor, is about the size of Texas. This small subcontinent has arguably seen more history than any other comparably sized patch of Earth anywhere. Professor Kenneth W. Harl discusses Asia Minor's pivotal role in history in this engaging, original presentation.