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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5, United States of America
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
Pete is in the most religiously diverse country in the world, the USA. He discovers a dangerous side to the Bible Belt when he gets too close to the serpent-handlers in the Appalachian mountains, before taking his seat at a table-tipping séance. He continues to challenge his own faith when he comes face to face w...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 56 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 7, Latin America
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
Pete meets a Candomble priestess at her house on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro and takes a mind-expanding hallucinogen with a New Age community in the forests of Brazil. In Latin America, Pete smokes cigars with ‘Mother Death’ in Mexico, ventures deep into a Bolivian mine to meet a terrifying god of the unde...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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Church Wars
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presented by Graham Davis; produced by Kirstine Lumb, Channel 9 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 40 mins
Following the consecration of gay cleric Gene Robinson, can anything be done to reconcile the Anglican church?
presented by Graham Davis; produced by Kirstine Lumb, Channel 9 (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 40 mins
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Defamation
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directed by Yoav Shamir, 1970- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative and at times irreverent quest to answer the question: What is anti-Semitism today? Does it remain a dangerous and immediate threat? Or is it a scare tactic used by right-wing Zionists to discredit their critics? Speaking with an array of people from across the...
directed by Yoav Shamir, 1970- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2009), 1 hour 31 mins
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Delta Jews
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directed by Mike DeWitt; produced by Mike DeWitt (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 56 mins
For over a century, the largely rural region of the Mississippi delta has been home to a thriving Jewish community, rooted generations-deep in its rich soil. Jews became an integral part of delta life, forging a hybrid identity that was deeply Jewish and distinctively Southern. Their numbers have dwindled in recen...
directed by Mike DeWitt; produced by Mike DeWitt (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 56 mins
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Embalming
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 4 mins
At the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, students learn to embalm and prepare bodies in accordance with Christian funeral traditions.
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 4 mins
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Feasts, 3, Mexico
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directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, in Feasts, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Stefan goes on a wild emotional and spiritual rollercoaster ride, starting with a teenage girl’s bizarre coming-of-age ceremony and ending with the Day of the Dead, a cacophonous cross-cultural festival of the senses during which Mexicans truly believe that their loved ones come back from the dead for three days...
directed by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010; produced by Kari Lia, fl. 2002-2010, in Feasts, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Flowers for Guadalupe / Flores Para Guadalupe
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produced by Judith Gleason and Elisa Mereghetti, Colectivo Feminists de Xalapa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 7 mins
Flowers for Guadalupe/Flores para Guadalupe explores the importance of the Virgin of Guadalupe as a liberating symbol for Mexican women today. In the course of this richly textured treatment of an evolving symbol, twenty-three women speak out, in traditional testimonio format. This unusual "contata" of women's voi...
produced by Judith Gleason and Elisa Mereghetti, Colectivo Feminists de Xalapa (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 7 mins
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Lecture 10 - Simone Weil:
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produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015; in From Augustine to Chesterton and Beyond: Great Spiritual Autobiographies (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015, first release 2015), 25 mins
The spiritual life is a profoundly personal matter, and thus spiritual autobiographies reveal the soul itself and our struggles as we ache into holiness. Under the guidance of celebrated literary scholar Dr. Michael W. Higgins, you will explore 14 inspiring writers whose autobiographical works capture their spirit...
produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015; in From Augustine to Chesterton and Beyond: Great Spiritual Autobiographies (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015, first release 2015), 25 mins
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Lecture 4 - Galileo’s Times
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produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015; in Galileo: Science, Faith, and the Catholic Church (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015, first release 2015), 24 mins
Galileo is a touchstone in debates about science and religion, but our preconceptions inevitably color the way we see the issues. In this course, you will explore the historical context and implications of the Galileo affair--the events that culminated in his condemnation by the Roman Catholic Church. By spending...
produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015; in Galileo: Science, Faith, and the Catholic Church (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015, first release 2015), 24 mins
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