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  1. Apostle Paul

    Apostle Paul

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.4 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
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    Historian and Professor Luke Timothy Johnson offers a fresh and historically grounded assessment of the life and letters of Christianity's "apostle to the Gentiles" in The Apostle Paul. This illuminating course addresses many questions concerning Paul's embattled life and work. Is Paul the inventor of Christianity or part of a larger movement? Why does he focus on the moral character of the community? How do his...
  2. Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion

    Bill Messenger
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (126)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $159.95 $149.95$159.95
    Learn the basics of jazz and its history in Elements of Jazz: From Cakewalks to Fusion, a course as free-flowing and original as jazz itself. Taught by Professor Bill Messenger of the Peabody Institute, these lectures are a must for music lovers. Follow the story of jazz in its many shapes, including ragtime, the blues, swing music, boogie-woogie, and the rise of modern forms such as bebop and fusion. Thorough and...
  3. Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann-Their Lives and Music Sale

    Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann-Their Lives and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (36)
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    Meet Robert and Clara Wieck Schumann, the most brilliant, gifted, troubled, and unique couple in the history of concert music. In Great Masters: Robert and Clara Schumann—Their Lives and Music, taught by popular Teaching Company Professor Robert Greenberg, learn why this critic and composer and his pianist wife have earned a distinct place in the annals of Western music. These fascinating lectures take you...
  4. How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    Melinda Myers
    3.9 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (17)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    Gardening is one of life’s great pleasures. It offers bountiful wonders—flowers, grasses, fruits, vegetables, trees—that bring you closer to the natural world. And the best part: You can learn to create gardens and landscapes in almost any setting, from large rural backyards to tight urban spaces, and in almost any climate. How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden Landscape in 6 Lessons offers you the chance to...
  5. Plato, Socrates, and the Dialogues

    Plato, Socrates, and the Dialogues

    Michael Sugrue
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Explore the meaning and importance of Plato's towering achievement in immortalizing the thoughts of Socrates in 35 dialogues, which laid the philosophical basis for Western civilization. The dialogues cover ideas about truth, justice, love, beauty, courage, and wisdom. Learn not what to think, but how to think, as you experience the subtlety with which Plato weaves philosophy and poetry, dialectic and drama, and...
  6. Religions of the Axial Age: An Approach to the World's Religions

    Religions of the Axial Age: An Approach to the World's Religions

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.8 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    What could the beliefs and traditions of a Zoroastrian, a person of Jewish faith, a Buddhist, a follower of Confucius, and a Christian have in common? How do religions evolve over time? Religions of the Axial Age offers a rare opportunity to relate your own spiritual questions to a variety of ancient quests for meaning and transcendence. Professor Mark W. Muesse shows you the historical conditions in which the world...
  7. What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear Sale

    What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear

    Michael Starbird
    3.7 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Save up to $200.00 Starting at $19.95 $229.95 $19.95$229.95
    Learn how to understand the random factors behind almost everything—from the combinations of genes that produced you to the odds of how long you'll have to wait at a bus stop. In What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear, award-winning Professor Michael Starbird makes the secret of numbers come alive for nonmathematicians. He picks intriguing, useful, and entertaining examples to illustrate the fundamental...
  8. Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids Sale

    Raising Emotionally and Socially Healthy Kids

    Eileen Kennedy-Moore
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (26)
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    As a parent, you can’t make friends for your children, nor can you prevent them from ever feeling upset. But with the right guidance, you can support them in learning how to solve problems, cope with feelings, and build satisfying relationships. Gain a deeper understanding of your child’s development and ways to address stumbling blocks with compassion. This course arms you with pragmatic strategies that work.
  9. How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals

    How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals

    William Lidwell
    4.3 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (144)
    Starting at $109.95 Starting at $109.95 $119.95 $109.95$119.95
    There's an actual science behind how colors work on your eyes and your brain. And the secrets that scientists are uncovering offer astounding revelations on how colors influence the way you think, feel, and behave. Now you can learn how to tap into the power of color to create environments and achieve a range of visual goals in the six lectures of How Colors Affect You: What Science Reveals, taught by design expert...
  10. Life and Writings of Geoffrey Chaucer

    Life and Writings of Geoffrey Chaucer

    Seth Lerer
    4.7 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (37)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    The Life and Writings of Geoffrey Chaucer, award-winning Professor Seth Lerer's masterful course on one of Western literature's most enduring poets, is a fascinating look at Chaucer's life, his world, and the language in which he wrote. By examining texts, from his short love lyrics to the copious profusion of character and events that compose The Canterbury Tales, this course prepares you for the challenges of...
  11. Francis of Assisi

    Francis of Assisi

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    When Francis of Assisi died in 1226, he left behind little material wealth. And yet he did leave behind a spiritual legacy that survives and changes lives even today. Francis of Assisi, delivered by the veteran teaching team of Professors William R. Cook and Ronald B. Herzman, gives you a well-rounded and fully informed introduction to this luminous man and his influence on the course of both Christian and Western...
  12. How Ideas Spread Sale

    How Ideas Spread

    Jonah Berger
    3.9 out of 5
    70% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (24)
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    Gain insight into the fascinating world of viral trends and your own decision-making behaviors with a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning professor, and sought-after consultant of the Fortune 500.
  13. The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    Neil deGrasse Tyson
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (151)
    Starting at $69.95 Starting at $69.95 $119.95 $69.95$119.95
    What is our latest picture of some of the most inexplicable features of the universe? What still remains to be uncovered? What are some of the next avenues of exploration for today’s chemists, physicists, biologists, and astronomers? Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson’s course The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries is a marvelous journey to the frontiers of the known (and unknown) universe and introduces you...
  14. Great World Religions: Christianity

    Great World Religions: Christianity

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    The lectures of Great World Religions: Christianity provide you with a clear survey of the most important elements of a vital religious tradition that has become the world's largest faith. In award-winning Professor Luke Timothy Johnson's course, consider fundamental issues including Christianity's birth and expansion across the Mediterranean world, the development of its core doctrine, its deep connections to...
  15. Great World Religions: Islam

    Great World Religions: Islam

    John L. Esposito
    3.3 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (81)
    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...
  16. 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...
  17. Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    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...
  18. Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    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....
  19. 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
    (90)
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    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...
  20. Ethics of Aristotle

    Ethics of Aristotle

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Happiness. Moral excellence. For more than 2,000 years, thoughtful people have turned to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics to learn how to teach and attain these and other profound concepts. In The Ethics of Aristotle, a meditation on the ancient Greek philosopher and one of his paramount texts, Professor Joseph W. Koterski shows you how and why this work can help deepen and improve your own thinking on questions of...