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  1. Understanding the New Testament Sale

    Understanding the New Testament

    David Brakke
    4.6 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Join Professor David Brakke, an award-winning Professor of History at The Ohio State University, for Understanding the New Testament. In these 24 eye-opening lectures, he takes you behind the scenes to study not only the text of the New Testament, but also the authors and the world in which it was created.
  2. Understanding the Old Testament Sale

    Understanding the Old Testament

    Robert D. Miller II
    4.4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
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    The Old Testament is one of the foundational documents of Western civilization. In this course, you’ll study a selection of the major books of the Old Testament, probing their meaning and relevance. Among these, you’ll explore the prophets, the wisdom literature, and the apocalyptic literature, finding their deeper historical and religious import, as well as their sublime literary treasures.
  3. The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch Sale

    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch

    Molly Worthen
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The History of Christianity II: From the Reformation to the Modern Megachurch picks up where The Great Courses’ first history of Christianity left off: with the Protestant Reformation. Taught by Dr. Molly Worthen, a professor of history at the University of North Carolina, these 36 fascinating lectures trace the story of Christianity as it transformed from the end of the Middle Ages into the diverse global...
  4. The Apocryphal Jesus Sale

    The Apocryphal Jesus

    David Brakke
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
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    Much of what we know about Jesus today comes from apocryphal sources rather than the Bible. The Apocryphal Jesus is your chance to learn about the early Christian world from a variety of sources—many of which have been considered heretical. Over 24 revealing lectures, Professor Brakke explores the stories and ideas that shaped the foundations of early Christian thought—and continue to influence Christianity...
  5. Books That Matter: The City of God Sale

    Books That Matter: The City of God

    Charles Mathewes
    4.3 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Books That Matter: The City of God ushers you on a historical and theological journey through the final years of the ancient world. Taught by Professor Charles Mathewes of the University of Virginia, these 24 lectures guide you chapter by chapter through Augustine’s masterpiece, introducing you not only to the book’s key arguments but also to the context necessary to comprehend The City of God’s true power.
  6. Death, Dying, and the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures Sale

    Death, Dying, and the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
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    Death is the horizon against which our lives unfold. Knowledge of mortality has inspired much of human activity—religion, philosophy, the arts, and science have all been driven by our understanding of death. Many cultures have learned to see death as a window into the meaning of life. Embark on an uplifting, meaningful, and multidisciplinary exploration of life’s only certainty with this modern memento mori.
  7. Jesus and His Jewish Influences Sale

    Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jodi Magness
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Follow an acclaimed archaeologist to unearth the roots of Jesus’s actions and teachings within the traditions of early Judaism. This fascinating course approaches the subject from a historical, rather than scriptural, perspective; one rooted in ancient texts and archaeological discoveries. Discover hidden insights into how the tumultuous events of Jewish history shaped an individual whose legacy endures to this...
  8. Great Mythologies of the World Sale

    Great Mythologies of the World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The deep-seated origins and wide-reaching lessons of ancient myths built the foundation for our modern legacies. Explore the mythologies of Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Learn what makes these stories so important, distinctive, and able to withstand the test of time. Discover how, despite geographical implausibilities, many myths from across the oceans share themes, morals, and archetypes.
  9. The Great Works of Sacred Music Sale

    The Great Works of Sacred Music

    Charles Edward McGuire
    3.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover the greatest masterworks of the sacred music tradition, from the glories of early church music to the monumental works of the modern era, in this insightful journey into Western sacred musical expression. Experience the majesty and beauty of transcendent chorales, cantatas, masses, and oratorios by composers like Bach, Handel, Brahms, and others, and learn how they shaped the current Western canon of music.
  10. Sacred Texts of the World Sale

    Sacred Texts of the World

    Grant Hardy
    4.8 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Throughout history, religious expression has been an essential human activity, deeply influencing the development of cultures and civilizations. With few exceptions, humanity’s religions are grounded in their sacred texts—foundational writings that crystallize the principles and vision of the faiths, forming the basis of belief and action. These are texts that people around the world live by and, at times, are...
  11. The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience Sale

    The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience

    Andrew Newberg
    3.2 out of 5
    51% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    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...
  12. Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition Sale

    Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition

    Grant Hardy
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover an often-overlooked, but equally important, side of human philosophy with Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition—a comprehensive survey of the East's most influential thinkers. In 36 lectures, award-winning Professor Grant Hardy introduces you to the people responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism,...
  13. Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions Sale

    Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions

    Jay L. Garfield
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (129)
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    What is the meaning of life? How do we find that meaning? To whom should we listen as we shape the path we will walk through the world? The Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions is an invigorating way to begin or continue your pursuit of these and other questions. Professor Jay L. Garfield's 36 lectures offer you a rigorous and wide-ranging exploration of what various...
  14. Holy Land Revealed Sale

    Holy Land Revealed

    Jodi Magness
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
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    Comb through the rubble of an ancient citadel in the City of David, the contents of rock-cut tombs in the Kidron Valley, correspondence from caves in the Judaean desert, and other remains from one of the most important regions in the history of civilization. Delivered by archaeologist and award-winning Professor Jodi Magness, The Holy Land Revealed helps you relive and encounter life in the ancient Holy Land through...
  15. The Cathedral Sale

    The Cathedral

    William R. Cook
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
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    Tour the world's most captivating cathedrals from the comfort of your own home with these 24 lavishly illustrated lectures by Professor William R. Cook. An exciting, immersive, and multidimensional learning experience, The Cathedral brings you closer to cathedrals like Notre Dame in Paris and those in Amiens, Chartres, and Canterbury than any on-site tour could hope to do. With high-definition 3-D modeling and...
  16. Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad Sale

    Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Discover new perspectives on the moral and spiritual precepts on which much of human civilization is built with Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. Award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse takes you deep inside the life stories and legacies of these four iconic figures. He reveals their core teachings and sheds new light on the history that underlies their phenomenal, enduring impact on how we see and think about...
  17. The Catholic Church: A History Sale

    The Catholic Church: A History

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Explore the vast and fascinating history of one of the most influential institutions in the world with The Catholic Church: A History. In 36 informative and engaging lectures, follow the development of this powerful religious force throughout the centuries and witness its ability to move armies, inspire saints, and shape the lives and spirits of its more than 1 billion members. With noted historian and Professor...
  18. History of Christian Theology Sale

    History of Christian Theology

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Who was Jesus? Did his promise of salvation apply to everyone or only a few? How could one participate in that promise? Questions like these have long been at the heart of Christianity and have led to debate and division. In The History of Christian Theology, investigate the many responses that Christian believers, scholars, and theologians have developed over more than 2,000 years. Throughout these 36 illuminating...
  19. Comparative Religion Sale

    Comparative Religion

    Charles Kimball
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Explore the nature of faith with Comparative Religion, an in-depth look at how five great faiths address core issues—including creation stories, concepts of the divine, and ultimate goals—in parallel and different ways. These thought-provoking lectures are your opportunity to understand how Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism answer the numerous questions with which all religions must contend....
  20. Story of the Bible Sale

    Story of the Bible

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Is the Bible a divinely inspired message, the work of human authors, or both? Translated and distributed all over the world, it bears the mark of the many cultures that have debated its meaning and prized its wisdom. In this course, Luke Timothy Johnson can illuminate for you the remarkable and complicated process by which this important book came into being.