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The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Re-Thinking Moral Panics
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
When Vincent Li murdered and then cannibalised 22 year old Tim McLean on a Greyhound Bus heading for Winnipeg, the shock waves ran through Canadian society. But when Li was found unfit to face trial and later released, shock turned to outrage and triggered a social media moral panic. This film looks at the social...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
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The Ethics of Abortion: When Does Life Begin?
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
The controversies surrounding abortion involve a clash between two fundamental rights: the right of the unborn child, or foetus, and the rights of the mother. This film begins with the storm created by leading case of Roe vs Wade and then provides students with an unbiased analysis of the ethical issues underlying...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
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Reform of Islam: Forty Theses for an Islamic Ethics in the 21st Century
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written by Abdel-Hakim Ourghi, 1968-; edited by George Stergios, fl. 2015 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2019), 209 page(s)
"Abdel-Hakim Ourghi’s Reform of Islam is an open indictment of prevailing conservative Islam which insists on the absolute subjugation of the body and mind of all Muslims. The author seeks a humanist understanding of Islam and aims to interpret Islam in today’s terms. He argues against the historical alienati...
written by Abdel-Hakim Ourghi, 1968-; edited by George Stergios, fl. 2015 (Berlin, Berlin State: Gerlach Press, 2019), 209 page(s)
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Rethinking Reform in Higher Education: From Islamization to Integration of Knowledge
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written by Jeremy Henzell-Thomas, fl. 2017 and Ziauddin Sardar, 1951- (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 239 page(s)
The Reform in Higher Education in Muslim Societies is in sum a paradigm shift in perspective driven by important considerations including the aims of education itself. It may require reforming existing disciplines, inventing new ones, as well as working in conjunction with current knowledge(s) and discourses by ta...
written by Jeremy Henzell-Thomas, fl. 2017 and Ziauddin Sardar, 1951- (London, England: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2017), 239 page(s)
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Big Problems, Big Thinkers, Steven Soderbergh: The Point of Helping People
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produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Big Problems, Big Thinkers (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2016), 3 mins
Sept. 28 -- "Big Problems. Big Thinkers." features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity: global climate change, financial mayhem, nuclear attacks, cyber threats, political paralysis. Here is an excerp...
produced by Bloomberg L. P., in Big Problems, Big Thinkers (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2016), 3 mins
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Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 4, Rais Bhuiyan
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directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 4 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 5 mins
One week after 9/11, Rais Bhuiyan was shot in the head by white supremacist Mark Stroman. After surviving, Bhuiyan fought to save Stroman’s life on death row.
directed by Joshua Seftel, 1968-; produced by Asma Uddin, Al-Husein Madhany, fl. 2016, Erika Frankel, fl. 2003-2016, Mona Damluji, fl. 2003 and Wajahat Ali, Seftel Productions, in Secret Life of Muslims, Season 1 Episode 4 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Smartypants, 2017), 5 mins
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Radical Grace
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directed by Rebecca Parrish, fl. 2012; produced by Daniel Alpert, fl. 2000, Nicole Bernardi-Reis, fl. 2004, Rebecca Parrish, fl. 2012 and Jennifer B. Wells, fl. 2015, Interchange Productions, KatLei Productions and Kindling Group (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2015), 1 hour 18 mins
What does it mean for women to be both devoted to and in conflict with a powerful religious institution? A riveting example of feminist disobedience, Radical Grace follows three extraordinary American Catholic nuns — including Sister Simone Campbell who plays a pivotal role in the organization of the Nuns on the...
directed by Rebecca Parrish, fl. 2012; produced by Daniel Alpert, fl. 2000, Nicole Bernardi-Reis, fl. 2004, Rebecca Parrish, fl. 2012 and Jennifer B. Wells, fl. 2015, Interchange Productions, KatLei Productions and Kindling Group (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2015), 1 hour 18 mins
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Morality Truly Christian, Truly African: Foundational, Methodological, and Theological Considerations
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written by Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor, fl. 1990 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 385 page(s)
Given the largely Eurocentric nature of moral theology in the history of the Roman Catholic Church, what will it take to invest the theological community in the history and moral challenges of the Church in other parts of the world, especially Africa? What is to be gained for the whole Church when this happens in...
written by Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor, fl. 1990 (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2014, originally published 2014), 385 page(s)
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Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1, From Pleasure to Sin
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins

Is a large swathe of Christianity out of step with the modern world? As society in general becomes more liberal, the Church seems more entrenched. This fascinating series explores how the religion's complex, explosive and often divisive ideas about sex, marriage and gender have their roots in an extraordinary stor...

directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 59 mins
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Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 2, Sexual Revolution
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directed by Charles Colville, 1959-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by Charles Colville, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins

Is a large swathe of Christianity out of step with the modern world? As society in general becomes more liberal, the Church seems more entrenched. This fascinating series explores how the religion's complex, explosive and often divisive ideas about sex, marriage and gender have their roots in an extraordinary stor...

directed by Charles Colville, 1959-; presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch, 1951-; produced by Charles Colville, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sex and the Church, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 58 mins
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