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Beauty of Books, Episode 2, Medieval Masterpieces
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directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
From philosophy, religion, art, science, politics and the rise of ideologies all the way through to fantastical fictions, books have enabled new ideas to reach eager audiences across the globe. However, they are not simply conveyors of story, knowledge and belief. Some of the most important books in the world are...
directed by Michael Waterhouse, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Beauty of Books, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 29 mins
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Behind the Doors of Umberto Eco
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directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch, fl. 1984-2013; produced by ARTE (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2012), 53 mins
Umberto Eco, one of the greatest writers worldwide, philosopher and semiotician opens himself to let us grasp the richness of his tremendous work. The author of groundbreaking novel The Name of the Rose unveils with sparkling humor the secrets behind his undertakings and main novels.
directed by Teri Wehn-Damisch, fl. 1984-2013; produced by ARTE (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2012), 53 mins
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Beliefs and Believers, Class 17, Doctrinal Dimension: Islam
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Beliefs and Believers, Class 17 (University Park, IL: Governors State, 1999), 59 mins
This DVD explores Islamic doctrines and examines ethical practices underlying Islamic society. It explains the Five Pillars of Islam, outlines the prayer ritual, discusses the Koran, and considers the key concepts of Islam.
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Beliefs and Believers, Class 17 (University Park, IL: Governors State, 1999), 59 mins
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Beyond Hatred
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directed by Emmanuel François-Sappey, fl. 2008; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, France 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2003), 1 hour
A young Scottish Jew dies in a bomb attack on an Israeli bus. At the hospital, his parents agree to an organ transplant and a little girl receives one of his kidneys. She is seven years old and … she is Palestinian. Yoni (Jonathan) Jesner had come to Israel for two years’ religious studies in a yashiva. He wa...
directed by Emmanuel François-Sappey, fl. 2008; produced by Arnaud Hamelin, France 5 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2003), 1 hour
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Beyond the Veil, 1, Born Again Muslims
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
Born Again Muslims makes clear that the Muslim world is not monolithic in its views. We meet the liberal Islamists in Turkey who want to co-exist with the West and Western ways. For them the veil is a matter of individual choice. In the Sudan, only Muslim-born women must wear the veil by law. Hardliners of Iran re...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour 2 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 2, Holy Warriors
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be ano...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 3, New Cold War
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
Is the gap between the West and moderate Muslims widening? Is the West determined to impose its value system on Islamic nations without regard to national preferences, thus radicalizing local patriots? Are all Western motives self-serving? When both cultures accept - and honor - that their definitions of democracy...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 1 hour 5 mins
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Bible Under Fire
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produced by Linda Hanick (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 45 mins
For more than three hundred years, the King James Version of the Bible had been dominant. Then, in 1952, a Revised Standard Version (RSV) was published to a firestorm of controversy. Some dubbed it the "Red Bible" and called it a Communist plot to undermine American society. At the same time, the RSV broke sales r...
produced by Linda Hanick (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 45 mins
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[Front Matter]
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written by René Girard, 1923-2015 and James G. Williams, fl. 2007; in The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred, Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007, originally published 1991), 1-23
written by René Girard, 1923-2015 and James G. Williams, fl. 2007; in The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred, Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007, originally published 1991), 1-23
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Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2, Did God Have a Wife?
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou asks whether the ancient Israelites believed in one God as the Bible claims. She puts the Bible text under the microscope, examining what the original Hebrew said, and explores archaeological sites in Syria and the Sinai which are shedding new light on the beliefs of the people of the B...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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