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  1. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets Sale

    Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (44)
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    With record-breaking highs one minute and economy-rocking lows the next—not to mention arcane rules and ambiguous terminology—it can seem as if there’s no way to feel truly comfortable in the financial markets. But there is, and it’s more accessible than you might think. Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets is an essential primer on this domain, from its functions, strengths,...
  2. The Art of Critical Decision Making

    The Art of Critical Decision Making

    Michael A. Roberto
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (103)
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    Making a good decision is a skill—one that can be learned, honed, and perfected. Now, approach the important decisions in your life with a more seasoned, educated eye. The Art of Critical Decision Making explores how individuals, groups, and organizations make effective choices. These 24 fascinating lectures also provide you with the skills and techniques you need to enhance the effectiveness of your own...
  3. Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond

    Michael Dues
    4.3 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Improve and enhance the way you handle conflict in your professional and personal life with The Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work, and Beyond. These 24 lectures by award-winning Professor Michael Dues are filled with practical tips, tools, and techniques—all of which draw on groundbreaking research and strategies rooted in the "win-win" model that has dominated this exciting field...
  4. Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience

    Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience

    Melanie M. Long
    3.8 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (32)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Any time you present yourself before others, your way of interacting with your listeners is equally as important as what you say. In these 24 dynamic sessions, you’ll learn how to present yourself successfully, practice exercises to develop physical and vocal freedom, and grasp how to keep your audience’s attention. With the skills you’ll develop, you can confidently offer your best self to the world in any...
  5. Understanding the Old Testament

    Understanding the Old Testament

    Robert D. Miller II
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (33)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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.
  6. Introduction to the Study of Religion

    Introduction to the Study of Religion

    Charles B. Jones
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Whether one acts as an individual, a local community member, or part of a broader fellowship of believers, the approach to religion remains the same: viewing religion and religious life from the inside. What changes, however, when the approach to religion comes from the outside? How do scholars study the ways the religious experience is felt, shared, and communicated? How do they explain how this extraordinarily...
  7. Book of Genesis Sale

    Book of Genesis

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    The Book of Genesis is familiar, clear, powerful, elegantly written. It is the book with which both Jews and Christians alike begin their Bible. But is it possible that our understanding of the Book of Genesis we've all grown up with isn't as complete as we'd like to believe? Its deceptively simple message hides an intricate structure and treasures of detail behind sophisticated literary devices. Professor Gary A....
  8. Story of the Bible

    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.
  9. Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas Sale

    Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas

    David Brakke
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Gnosticism, one of the most fascinating phenomena in religious history, sparked ideologies that competed and conversed with other religions of the time, including Christianity. Follow Gnostic ideology and its impact on Western thought through the centuries, from its role in early religions and emergence in medieval spirituality to its remarkable traces in modern popular culture.
  10. Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jodi Magness
    4.3 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (142)
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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...
  11. Dead Sea Scrolls

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Get a comprehensive, 24-lecture introduction to the unique series of archaeological documents that have irrevocably altered how we look at and understand the foundations of faith and religious practice. In The Dead Sea Scrolls, Professor Gary A. Rendsburg—a dedicated Dead Sea Scrolls scholar who has spent decades immersed in the study of this amazing find—tells you what the scrolls are and what they...
  12. The Greatest Controversies of Early Christian History

    The Greatest Controversies of Early Christian History

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.4 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (63)
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    Whether we view it in religious, social, political, or economic terms, Christianity has deeply and integrally influenced the Western worldview, our way of life, and our most basic notions of selfhood, morality, and ethics. But compelling controversies surrounding the development of Christianity in its first three centuries bring into question common beliefs about the faith. Now, in The Greatest Controversies of...
  13. Introduction to Judaism

    Introduction to Judaism

    Shai Cherry
    4.4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at $299.95 Starting at $299.95 $299.95 $299.95$299.95
    Judaism is far from simple, and as a religion, culture, and civilization, it has evolved in surprising ways. Professor Shai Cherry shows how, for all it has changed, Judaism has maintained unbroken ties to a foundation text, an ethnicity, a set of rituals and holidays, and a land. Join him for this enlightening 24-lecture course and discover Judaism’s remarkable history.
  14. Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History Sale

    Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History

    Craig R. Koester
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
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    What are we to make of the book of Revelation? The Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History, by scholar and Professor Craig R. Koester, is your guide to this extraordinary work and its impact on our civilization. These 24 thought-provoking and enlightening lectures are divided into three parts: the historical and intellectual background of the Apocalypse; a close reading of the book of Revelation,...
  15. After the New Testament: The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers

    After the New Testament: The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.1 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
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    Who exactly were the Apostolic Fathers? Why were they given that name? Most important, what windows into the shaping of Christianity's canon, church hierarchy, and creed are opened for us with an understanding of works that include the letters of 1 Clement or Ignatius, the Didache of the Apostles, or the Letter to Diognetus? Professor Bart D. Ehrman answers these and many other questions as he introduces us to what...
  16. Luther: Gospel, Law, and Reformation

    Luther: Gospel, Law, and Reformation

    Phillip Cary
    4.4 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    This 24-lecture course explores Luther’s theology and the Reformation after he posted his famous 95 theses on the church door in Wittenberg, Germany in 1517. How did this late-medieval man launch the Protestant Reformation and help create the modern world? Is he hero or heretic, rebel or tormented soul? This course by Professor Phillip Cary of Eastern University will help you reach your own conclusions.
  17. Death, Dying, and the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures

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

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    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.
  18. 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...
  19. Books That Matter: The City of God Sale

    Books That Matter: The City of God

    Charles Mathewes
    4.4 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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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.
  20. Visual Literacy Skills: How to See

    Visual Literacy Skills: How to See

    Carrie Patterson
    3.5 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In these 24 lessons, you’ll take a deep look at how the principles and skills of visual literacy directly inform our experience. You’ll learn the formal vocabulary of art, the principles of visual design, how visual language operates, and how to communicate visually. You’ll also learn how to cultivate powers of deep observation, how to generate original thought, and how to create your own art or design.