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Her Story: The Female Revolution, Episode 3, Religion
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produced by J. Walter Thompson and Films of Record, in Her Story: The Female Revolution, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 47 mins

Over the past few decades, life for many women across the globe has changed beyond all recognition. This fascinating series explores how, from the highest echelons of society, to the lowest rungs of the global ladder, a quiet revolution has been taking place. Women today have the power of self-determination; the a...

produced by J. Walter Thompson and Films of Record, in Her Story: The Female Revolution, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 47 mins
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Genesis: A Bible Study Course
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produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015), 4 hours 56 mins
Discover the Book of Genesis anew in this brilliantly taught Bible study course. In 12 superb lectures, you will study the primary literary forms, cultural context, and theological underpinnings of the most beloved biblical stories. As you do so, you will see how its authors, despite living in a very different wor...
produced by Lara Shackford, fl. 2015 (Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2015), 4 hours 56 mins
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Pope John XXIII
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(Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2014), 4 hours 40 mins
Embark on a journey through the remarkable life and legacy of Pope John XXIII. In this course, you will join ecclesial expert Gerard Mannion in encountering the enduring charisma of Saint John XXIII. In 12 fascinating lectures, you will journey through his inspiring life, his powerful leadership in calling the Sec...
(Rockville, MD: Now You Know Media, 2014), 4 hours 40 mins
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Cathedral, 5, Hoping and Praying
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directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 5 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
Holy Week – Archbishop Rowan Williams reflects on the future of the Anglican church. Priests come to renew their vows and the Cathedral hosts two services – one for those who agree with the ordination of women, and one for those who don’t. The Archbishop washes the feet of worshippers and welcomes thousands...
directed by Peter Williams, fl. 2009-2012, in Cathedral, 5 (Brighton, England: Electric Sky, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
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World of Witchcraft
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directed by Daniel Bogado; produced by Insight News TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 51 mins
Belief in the power of witchcraft is pervasive and profoundly entrenched in many parts of Africa. In the Central African Republic, one of the poorest countries in the world, these matters are taken an extraordinary step further. Thousands of men, women and children are arrested and tried for committing the crime o...
directed by Daniel Bogado; produced by Insight News TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 51 mins
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[Front Matter]
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written by Elliot N. Dorff, 1943-; in For Love of God and People: A Philosophy of Jewish LawFor Love of God and People: A Philosophy of Jewish Law (First Edition) (Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society, 2007, originally published 2007), 1-21
Every generation of Jews in every denomination of Judaism finds itself facing complex legal questions. The status of same-sex unions and the plight of the agunah (a woman who cannot obtain a divorce), are just two of a myriad of thorny questions Jewish legal experts grapple with today. These are not esoteric probl...
written by Elliot N. Dorff, 1943-; in For Love of God and People: A Philosophy of Jewish LawFor Love of God and People: A Philosophy of Jewish Law (First Edition) (Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society, 2007, originally published 2007), 1-21
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New Samaritans
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directed by Efim Kuchuk, Sergey Grankin and Alexander Shabataev; produced by Tanya Kisilevsky and Mark Mejerson, Media Most (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
For over 3,600 years, the ancient community of Samaritans have only intermarried. Today they number only a few hundred and inbreeding has caused serious problems. On the brink of extinction, two lucky men are allowed to marry foreigners.
directed by Efim Kuchuk, Sergey Grankin and Alexander Shabataev; produced by Tanya Kisilevsky and Mark Mejerson, Media Most (Surrey, England: Journeyman Pictures, 2012), 52 mins
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This World, Inside a Sharia Court
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directed by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; presented by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; produced by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002, Films of Record, in This World (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 54 mins
Some western countries, proud of their multiculturalism, have considered allowing Muslim communities to have their own courts - like Jews and Christians. But for many, the very mention of the word 'Sharia' immediately brings to mind images of amputations and stoning to death. This World goes to Nigeria, where the...
directed by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; presented by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002; produced by Ruhi Hamid, fl. 2002, Films of Record, in This World (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2007), 54 mins
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A Seat at the Table: Struggling for American Indian Religious Freedom
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directed by Gary Rhine, 1951-2006; produced by Irene Romero-Rhine, fl. 2005 and Gary Rhine, 1951-2006, Kifaru Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2005), 1 hour 31 mins
Professor Huston Smith is widely regarded as the most eloquent and accessible contemporary authority on the history of religions. In this thought-provoking documentary he is featured in dialogues with eight American Indian leaders. The film interweaves thoughtful commentary, sequences shot in threatened Indian sac...
directed by Gary Rhine, 1951-2006; produced by Irene Romero-Rhine, fl. 2005 and Gary Rhine, 1951-2006, Kifaru Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2005), 1 hour 31 mins
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Licence to Kill
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produced by Fiona Lloyd-Davies, British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 48 mins
On April 6, 1999, a Pakistani woman who wanted a divorce was murdered as she sat in her lawyer's office. Mrs. Samia Imran was one of thousands of women murdered every year in Pakistan in the name of honor. This BBC film investigates - and challenges - the horrific treatment meted out to women and the impunity enjo...
produced by Fiona Lloyd-Davies, British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 48 mins
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