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  1. Historical Jesus

    Historical Jesus

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (137)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Worshiped around the globe by more than a billion people today, Jesus is undoubtedly the single most important figure in the story of Western civilization and one of the most significant in world history altogether. Yet, Jesus of Nazareth presents unique challenges to the historian, as Professor Bart D. Ehrman explains in this 24-lecture course on the search for the Jesus of history. Join him for an erudite survey...
  2. Holy Land Revealed

    Holy Land Revealed

    Jodi Magness
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (166)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Comb through the rubble of an ancient citadel in the City of David, the contents of rock-cut tombs in the Kidron Valley, correspondence from caves in the Judaean desert, and other remains from one of the most important regions in the history of civilization. Delivered by archaeologist and award-winning Professor Jodi Magness, The Holy Land Revealed helps you relive and encounter life in the ancient Holy Land through...
  3. Old Testament

    Old Testament

    Amy-Jill Levine
    3.7 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (251)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The Old Testament, or Tanakh, was written in ancient Israel over 1,000 years by many authors. What can this book teach us about the ancient Israelites? What does our faith find in new scholarly understanding? These lectures by scripture expert Professor Amy-Jill Levine introduce you to the history, religion, and literature of ancient Israel as preserved in the Old Testament, or Hebrew Bible. Professor Levine brings...
  4. Dead Sea Scrolls

    Dead Sea Scrolls

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Get a comprehensive, 24-lecture introduction to the unique series of archaeological documents that have irrevocably altered how we look at and understand the foundations of faith and religious practice. In The Dead Sea Scrolls, Professor Gary A. Rendsburg—a dedicated Dead Sea Scrolls scholar who has spent decades immersed in the study of this amazing find—tells you what the scrolls are and what they...
  5. Book of Genesis

    Book of Genesis

    Gary A. Rendsburg
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (96)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    The Book of Genesis is familiar, clear, powerful, elegantly written. It is the book with which both Jews and Christians alike begin their Bible. But is it possible that our understanding of the Book of Genesis we've all grown up with isn't as complete as we'd like to believe? Its deceptively simple message hides an intricate structure and treasures of detail behind sophisticated literary devices. Professor Gary A....
  6. Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jesus and His Jewish Influences

    Jodi Magness
    4.3 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (135)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Follow an acclaimed archaeologist to unearth the roots of Jesus’s actions and teachings within the traditions of early Judaism. This fascinating course approaches the subject from a historical, rather than scriptural, perspective; one rooted in ancient texts and archaeological discoveries. Discover hidden insights into how the tumultuous events of Jewish history shaped an individual whose legacy endures to this...
  7. Biblical Wisdom Literature

    Biblical Wisdom Literature

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    4.1 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (52)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    In the history of wisdom literature, no tradition matches the solace and profundity found in the teachings of the Bible. In Biblical Wisdom Literature, award-winning professor Father Joseph Koterski takes you deep inside the enlightening spiritual teachings that have inspired the world. In 36 thought-provoking lectures, explore books and works such as the book of Proverbs, the book of Job, and the Song of Songs in...
  8. Why Evil Exists

    Why Evil Exists

    Charles Mathewes
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (78)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Why do humans do evil? Is evil a spiritual or a cosmic problem? Why, in the end, does evil exist? Discover the answer to these and other provocative questions in Why Evil Exists. Award-winning Professor Charles Mathewes offers you a richly rewarding encounter with dynamic inquiries into Western civilization's greatest thinking on this critical subject. Covering nearly 5,000 years of human history and invoking the...
  9. Philosophy and Religion in the West

    Philosophy and Religion in the West

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    This course examines how philosophy and religion have interacted throughout history on fundamental questions of religious belief, including the concepts of God, creation, sin, mercy, and redemption. Invoking the writing of the greatest Greek, Jewish, and Christian thinkers as well as "modern" philosophers such as Hume, Kant, Schleiermacher, and Nietzsche, this course casts new light on the entire...
  10. Introduction to Judaism

    Introduction to Judaism

    Shai Cherry
    4.5 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £54.99 £54.99£54.99
    Judaism is far from simple, and as a religion, culture, and civilization, it has evolved in surprising ways. Professor Shai Cherry shows how, for all it has changed, Judaism has maintained unbroken ties to a foundation text, an ethnicity, a set of rituals and holidays, and a land. Join him for this enlightening 24-lecture course and discover Judaism’s remarkable history.
  11. Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life

    Francis J. Ambrosio
    3.1 out of 5
    46% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    What is the meaning of life? Philosophy, Religion, and the Meaning of Life charts how this provocative question has been pursued through the ages by both religion and the Western philosophical tradition. Award-winning Professor Francis J. Ambrosio delivers a clear and usable framework for understanding the history of the human path to meaning. His main approach to this engaging topic is through a focus on two...
  12. Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition

    Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition

    Tyler Roberts
    4.1 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    In Skeptics and Believers: Religious Debate in the Western Intellectual Tradition, noted scholar and Professor Tyler Roberts leads you on a fascinating 36-lecture journey that will help you understand the more than 300-year-long debate about the nature of religious faith and its compatibility with reason. It's a debate that increasingly swirls around the role of religion in the public arena in fields such as...
  13. The World of Biblical Israel

    The World of Biblical Israel

    Cynthia R. Chapman
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    We all have associations with the word “Israel.” But how did ancient Israel emerge? Who were the Israelites and where did they come from? What was it like to live in biblical Israel? In The World of Biblical Israel, journey through ancient Israel and be introduced to the world, the people, the challenges, and the triumphs of ancient Israel. In 24 captivating lectures, Professor Cynthia R. Chapman of...
  14. Beginnings of Judaism

    Beginnings of Judaism

    Isaiah M. Gafni
    4.8 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    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...
  15. God and Mankind: Comparative Religions

    God and Mankind: Comparative Religions

    Robert Oden
    3.8 out of 5
    56% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (66)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £14.99 £14.99£14.99
    Why are we here? What is your purpose in life? What happens after death? How do the major world religions answer these seemingly unanswerable questions? God and Mankind: Comparative Religions by Professor Robert Oden is an ideal starting point for considering how religions such as Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism address these and other questions. These lectures approach religious belief and ritual as...
  16. Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    Mark Berkson
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    When does the Jewish Sabbath begin? Who are Vishnu and Shiva? What are Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths? What are the Five Pillars of Islam? Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know is your chance to experience the breadth and depth of the world’s religions from all angles—historical, theological, and cultural. Over the course of 24 engaging lectures, award-winning Professor...
  17. Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophy of Religion

    James Hall
    3.7 out of 5
    55% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Professor James Hall invites you on a 36-lecture, intellectual journey to explore the questions of divine existence which humankind has debated for centuries. You will find the tools of logic and argument the professor applies in this course offer benefits you can take far beyond the issue of God's existence or the broader subject of religion. Enjoy wrapping your mind around questions for which every potential...
  18. Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    Jewish Intellectual History: 16th to 20th Century

    David B. Ruderman
    4.5 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    God. Torah. Israel. These three concepts have been the focus of Jewish thought throughout history. The last four centuries have presented Jewish thinkers with increasingly difficult challenges. Through these lectures you will observe the time-honored intellectual tradition through which Judaism analyzes, rethinks, and reformulates itself.
  19. Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza

    Between Cross and Crescent: Jewish Civilization from Mohammed to Spinoza

    David B. Ruderman
    4.2 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    This course presents an overview of Jewish culture and society, from its rabbinic foundations in late antiquity up to the dawn of modernity in the 17th century.
  20. Science and Religion

    Science and Religion

    Lawrence M. Principe
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (151)
    Starting at £14.99 Starting at £14.99 £29.99 £14.99£29.99
    Science and religion—two crucial forces that helped shape Western civilization and continue to interact in our daily lives. What is the nature of their relationship? When do they conflict? And how do they influence each other in their pursuits of knowledge and truth? Science and Religion, taught by award-winning Professor Lawrence M. Principe, answers these and other pointed questions about the historical sweep...