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  1. Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza

    Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza

    David B. Ruderman
    4.2 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    This course presents an overview of Jewish culture and society, from its rabbinic foundations in late antiquity up to the dawn of modernity in the 17th century.
  2. Tocqueville and the American Experiment

    Tocqueville and the American Experiment

    William R. Cook
    4.6 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Was the greatest book on U.S. democracy ever written crafted by a Frenchman visiting this country some 175 years ago? Why would such a book be relevant in today's ever-changing political landscape? Professor William R. Cook of the State University of New York, Geneseo, leads a 24-lecture, spirited exploration of Alexis de Tocqueville and his unique observations of this young nation that resulted in Democracy in...
  3. Books That Matter: The Prince

    Books That Matter: The Prince

    William Landon
    4.5 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (27)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    What does it really mean to be Machiavellian? Books That Matter: The Prince delves into one of the great books of Western history, revealing the historical context of Machiavelli’s philosophical views, his tumultuous relationship with Florentine politics, his reception by his contemporaries and by 20th-century scholars, and his lasting influence on everyone from William Shakespeare to Joseph Stalin.
  4. Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

    Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

    Edward F. Stuart
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The illuminating 24 lectures of Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems will show you the many ways the most influential modern economic theories were developed, how they function (or don’t), and how they manage to operate both together and in opposition to each other, from the rise of Soviet communism to the future of the European Union and beyond.
  5. The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset

    The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset

    Scott E. Page
    4.2 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (16)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    From technology to business, two (or more) heads often prove to be better than one-but only if those heads are cognitively diverse. Diverse perspectives are a powerful tool for maximizing productivity and enhancing collective performance. Now, in The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently Is Your Greatest Asset, you can learn the strategies that make you a more diverse thinker and position you to break down...
  6. International Economic Institutions: Globalism vs. Nationalism Sale

    International Economic Institutions: Globalism vs. Nationalism

    Ramon P. DeGennaro
    3.7 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (35)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    Taught by Professor Ramon P. DeGennaro of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, this course spotlights the dizzying array of international economic institutions, their backgrounds, goals, and the important roles they play in the economic life of the entire world. You explore their successes and failures, getting a panoramic picture of globalization in all its complexity.
  7. The Economics of Uncertainty

    The Economics of Uncertainty

    Connel Fullenkamp
    3.9 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (12)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Learn to cope with uncertainty and risk with advice from a master economist. Economic uncertainty is like the weather: you can’t stop storms, but understanding them prepares you. Uncertainty is beyond our control, but when you take the mystery and dread out of uncertainty, you can respond much more effectively. The practical and empowering lectures of The Economics of Uncertainty give you tools to deal with risk.
  8. Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide

    Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide

    Scott Huettel
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Behavioral economics is the scientific study of decision making, and of the related topics of valuation, exchange, and interpersonal interactions. Drawing on methods from psychology, sociology, neurology, and economics, this remarkable discipline illuminates one of the most deeply fundamental activities of human existence: the decision process. In Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide,...
  9. Why Economies Rise or Fall

    Why Economies Rise or Fall

    Peter Rodriguez
    3.4 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Sharpen your understanding of modern economics with Why Economies Rise or Fall. In these 24 lectures, Professor Peter Rodriguez guides you through a stimulating examination of what economists know about the elusive search for economic prosperity. You'll explore how countries as widely different as the United States and Vietnam have grown their economies, how China and India were able to recover from economic...
  10. Foundations of Economic Prosperity

    Foundations of Economic Prosperity

    Daniel W. Drezner
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Get an unrivaled overview of one of the most pressing issues of our day in Foundations of Economic Prosperity, 24 lectures taught by Professor Daniel W. Drezner of the prestigious Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Professor Drezner leads you to fundamental insights about how the modern world works and an understanding of the functioning of the U.S., European, Chinese, and other major...
  11. Unexpected Economics

    Unexpected Economics

    Timothy Taylor
    4.3 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Grasp as never before the ways in which economics operates in areas you may never have considered. Delivered by acclaimed economist and Professor Timothy Taylor, the 24 lectures of Unexpected Economics offer a wide-ranging investigation of how economic thinking—whether applied personally, nationally, or globally—relates to, and sheds fresh light on, just about everything. Using findings from recent Nobel...
  12. 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
    (102)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  13. Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience Sale

    Mastering Stage Presence: How to Present to Any Audience

    Melanie M. Long
    3.7 out of 5
    60% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $49.95 $299.95 $49.95$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...
  14. Introduction to the Study of Religion

    Introduction to the Study of Religion

    Charles B. Jones
    4.6 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    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...
  15. Comparative Religion

    Comparative Religion

    Charles Kimball
    4.1 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    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....
  16. Great Figures of the New Testament Sale

    Great Figures of the New Testament

    Amy-Jill Levine
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$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...
  17. Book of Genesis Sale

    Book of Genesis

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
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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....
  18. 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
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (62)
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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.
  19. Dead Sea Scrolls Sale

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $39.95 $299.95 $39.95$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...
  20. Introduction to Judaism

    Introduction to Judaism

    Shai Cherry
    4.5 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    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.