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  1. Beginnings of Judaism

    Beginnings of Judaism

    Isaiah M. Gafni
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
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    The roots of Judaism reach back to the Hebrew Bible, also known as the Old Testament by Christians. For thousands of years, Jews have looked to these scriptures for their origins, and have located in them the tenets of their faith. However, much of what is recognized today as Judaism does not appear in the Bible. How did Judaism develop from its biblical roots to the highly developed system we know today? What has...
  2. Lives of Great Christians

    Lives of Great Christians

    William R. Cook
    4.4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (73)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    For many, Christianity is the daily effort to live one’s faith in every moment. This course introduces you to those who have done so over the centuries, those Professor William Cook calls "superstars of faith:" Francis and Clare of Assisi, Catherine and Bernardino of Siena, Thomas More, Martin Luther, John Wesley, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., and others.
  3. 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
    (51)
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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...
  4. Luther: Gospel, Law, and Reformation

    Luther: Gospel, Law, and Reformation

    Phillip Cary
    4.4 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    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.
  5. 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
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
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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.
  6. Masterworks of American Art

    Masterworks of American Art

    William Kloss
    4.9 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    What makes a work of art "American”? How do some of our country's greatest paintings depict its rich history? Explore these and other illuminating questions in Masterworks of American Art, taught by acclaimed art historian and Professor William Kloss. This sweeping 24-lecture survey shows you how brilliant artists including Benjamin West, Thomas Eakins, and Winslow Homer helped create a rich portrait of American...
  7. The Cathedral

    The Cathedral

    William R. Cook
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (127)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    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...
  8. The Agency: A History of the CIA

    The Agency: A History of the CIA

    Hugh Wilford
    4.2 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Few organizations are as fascinating, as mysterious—and as controversial—as the Central Intelligence Agency. In The Agency: A History of the CIA, Professor Hugh Wilford transforms decades of research into an engrossing 24-lecture course that helps you better understand the role the CIA has played in recent American history, from the Cold War to the War on Terror.
  9. Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian Sale

    Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian

    Don Howard
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (53)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $30.00 $299.95 $30.00$299.95
    Get an in-depth look at the life and work of Albert Einstein, undoubtedly one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century. Taught by Professor Don Howard of the University of Notre Dame, Albert Einstein: Physicist, Philosopher, Humanitarian examines Einstein's revolutionary innovations in physics, his philosophical reflections on the methods and foundations of science, and his public efforts championing a...
  10. Native Peoples of North America Sale

    Native Peoples of North America

    Daniel M. Cobb
    3.7 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (121)
    Save up to $230.00 Starting at $29.95 $299.95 $29.95$299.95
    The Great Courses has partnered with Smithsonian to bring you a course that reveals new perspectives on the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples and their significant impact on this country. You will gain a new point of view on the seemingly familiar stories America was built on. Be prepared – this course is going to change how you understand American history.
  11. Italians Before Italy: Conflict and Competition in the Mediterranean Sale

    Italians Before Italy: Conflict and Competition in the Mediterranean

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.5 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
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    Esteemed Italian history professor Kenneth R. Bartlett takes you on a riveting tour of the Italian peninsula, from the glittering canals of Venice to the lavish papal apartments and ancient ruins of Rome. You will learn the mosaic of histories and culture that make up this dynamic nation-how the independent states competed on the battlefield, in the marketplace, and in the world of artistic expression.
  12. A New History of the American South

    A New History of the American South

    Edward L. Ayers
    4.3 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (50)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    To know the history of the American South is to come to terms with a historical drama of global consequence. In this course, you’ll relive the story of the South through essential episodes such as: the forging of the slave South, Southern prosperity and the cotton economy, the lives of the enslaved, the breakdown of the Union and the wartime South, emancipation and Reconstruction, and the making of the New South.
  13. Age of Henry VIII Sale

    Age of Henry VIII

    Dale Hoak
    4.1 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
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    Henry VIII was England’s first great Renaissance prince: dynamic, brilliant, charming—as well as ferocious, terrifying, and dangerous. He changed the face of history in England and the West, is well known for having six wives, and instigated the circumstances that resulted in the Reformation. Study his reign and era along with noted British history expert Dale Hoak. How we should assess the legacy of such an...
  14. American Revolution

    American Revolution

    Allen C. Guelzo
    4.7 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (133)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Has there ever been a more unlikely war than the American Revolution? Why did those 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army, and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation on the planet? See how issues such as logistics and the human factor can influence strategy, tactics, and the course of battle, and how happenstance can prove more important than even those...
  15. The Age of Benjamin Franklin Sale

    The Age of Benjamin Franklin

    Robert J. Allison
    4.6 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (41)
    Save up to $175.00 Starting at $34.95 $299.95 $34.95$299.95
    The Age of Benjamin Franklin is a thorough—and sometimes surprising—course that presents a full portrait of a man defying easy definition. Over 24 insightful lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison of Suffolk University explores the many facets of Ben Franklin’s life and times. A pioneer in science, politics, diplomacy, and more, Franklin was truly one of the most extraordinary Americans ever to have lived.
  16. America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

    America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

    Edward T. O'Donnell
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Step back in time with America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Over six innovative decades marked by economic, political, social, and technological upheavals, the U.S. went from an agrarian, isolationist country to the greatest industrial power and a nascent geopolitical superpower. Meet inventors, conservationists, robber barons, civil rights activists, and industrialists, who together forged a new nation.
  17. The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

    The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Starting at $209.95 Starting at $209.95 $299.95 $209.95$299.95
    Designed to shine a light on the American frontier, The American West: History, Myth, and Legacy reveals the grit and grandeur of an epic period in U.S. history. In 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Patrick N. Allitt uncovers new historical angles on everything from the last stand at the Alamo to the Oregon Trail to the creation of America’s first national parks.
  18. Robert E. Lee and His High Command

    Robert E. Lee and His High Command

    Gary W. Gallagher
    4.8 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (85)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Professor Gary W. Gallagher of the University of Virginia presents a lecture series designed to help you understand more about the Civil War and deepen your appreciation of the decisions made by Lee and his generals and the implications they had both on and off the battlefield. Whether you are relatively new to exploring this conflict or interested in strategy and tactics, this series offers a balanced outlook.
  19. Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

    Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

    Richard Kurin
    4.4 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Experience a visual history of America as only the Smithsonian can tell it—with 24 lectures delivered by the curator of our nation’s greatest treasures.
  20. The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    The Skeptic's Guide to American History

    Mark A. Stoler
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Sorting through misconceptions, myths, and half-truths about America’s past is a chance to revisit some of the country’s greatest episodes, figures, and themes from a fresh perspective and an opportunity to hone the way you think about and interpret the past, the present, and even the future. The Skeptic’s Guide to American History examines many commonly held myths and half-truths about American history and...