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  1. Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation Sale

    Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (356)
    Save up to £15.00 Starting at £29.99 £54.99 £29.99£54.99
    Learn how to better live in harmony with the realities of the world and to feel more deeply connected to the whole of life with Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation. In these 24 lectures, award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse gives you a clear and usable understanding of the essence of meditation and how to practice it. You'll learn the principles and techniques of sitting meditation; the related...
  2. Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.4 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (158)
    Starting at £84.99 Starting at £84.99 £114.99 £84.99£114.99
    These lectures offer a coherent and beautifully articulated introduction to the great philosophic conversation of the ages. They cover an enormous range of seminal thinkers and perspectives, but always from the vantage point of the enduring questions: What can we know? How ought we to act? How should we order our life together? Dr. Robinson's lectures make the ideas of philosophy thrilling, passionate, human, and...
  3. Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition Sale

    Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.1 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
    Save up to £70.00 Starting at £69.99 £139.99 £69.99£139.99
    This course brings together 12 professors for 84 lectures on more than 60 of the most important thinkers in history. Enjoy the benefit of learning from the finest scholar-teachers active today while you study the key ideas of influential philosophers from the pre-Socratics to the Postmodernists. The curriculum is comprehensive, incisive, and thought-provoking—in short, an intellectual experience to be...
  4. The Apocryphal Jesus Sale

    The Apocryphal Jesus

    David Brakke
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Save up to £15.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    Much of what we know about Jesus today comes from apocryphal sources rather than the Bible. The Apocryphal Jesus is your chance to learn about the early Christian world from a variety of sources—many of which have been considered heretical. Over 24 revealing lectures, Professor Brakke explores the stories and ideas that shaped the foundations of early Christian thought—and continue to influence Christianity...
  5. Books That Matter: The City of God

    Books That Matter: The City of God

    Charles Mathewes
    4.3 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Books That Matter: The City of God ushers you on a historical and theological journey through the final years of the ancient world. Taught by Professor Charles Mathewes of the University of Virginia, these 24 lectures guide you chapter by chapter through Augustine’s masterpiece, introducing you not only to the book’s key arguments but also to the context necessary to comprehend The City of God’s true power.
  6. How Jesus Became God

    How Jesus Became God

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (265)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    What exactly happened, such that Jesus came to be considered God? To ask this question is to delve into a fascinating, multilayered historical puzzle—one that offers a richly illuminating look into the origins of the Western worldview and the theological underpinnings of our civilization. In 24 provocative lectures, Professor Ehrman takes you deeply into the process by which the divinity of Jesus was first...
  7. Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions Sale

    Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions

    Jay L. Garfield
    4.5 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (129)
    Save up to £60.00 Starting at £14.99 £79.99 £14.99£79.99
    What is the meaning of life? How do we find that meaning? To whom should we listen as we shape the path we will walk through the world? The Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions is an invigorating way to begin or continue your pursuit of these and other questions. Professor Jay L. Garfield's 36 lectures offer you a rigorous and wide-ranging exploration of what various...
  8. History of Christian Theology

    History of Christian Theology

    Phillip Cary
    4.5 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (104)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Who was Jesus? Did his promise of salvation apply to everyone or only a few? How could one participate in that promise? Questions like these have long been at the heart of Christianity and have led to debate and division. In The History of Christian Theology, investigate the many responses that Christian believers, scholars, and theologians have developed over more than 2,000 years. Throughout these 36 illuminating...
  9. Dante's Divine Comedy

    Dante's Divine Comedy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.8 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (109)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Two gifted teachers share the fruit of two lifetimes’ worth of historical and literary expertise in this rewarding introduction to one of the greatest poems ever written. You will explore invaluable background information on Dante’s life, why he wrote the Divine Comedy, how to approach English editions, and many of the poem’s characters and episodes.
  10. Holy Land Revealed Sale

    Holy Land Revealed

    Jodi Magness
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
    Save up to £60.00 Starting at £14.99 £79.99 £14.99£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...
  11. Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Discover new perspectives on the moral and spiritual precepts on which much of human civilization is built with Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. Award-winning Professor Mark W. Muesse takes you deep inside the life stories and legacies of these four iconic figures. He reveals their core teachings and sheds new light on the history that underlies their phenomenal, enduring impact on how we see and think about...
  12. Introduction to the Qur'an

    Introduction to the Qur'an

    Martyn Oliver
    4.7 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Despite the fact that nearly 25 percent of the world’s population is Muslim, misinformation and ignorance about Islam and its place in the world continue to thrive, and the result has been a great deal of conflict and confusion. Often, much of what is misunderstood about Islam is the result of a lack of information—and some dangerous and prolific myths. To combat these myths and to appreciate the complexity of...
  13. Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Sale

    Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4 out of 5
    58% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (34)
    Save up to £60.00 Starting at £9.99 £79.99 £9.99£79.99
    While mysticism is often associated with Eastern religions, the three Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each have their own rich mystical traditions. With expert religious scholar Professor Luke Timothy Johnson as your guide, learn how mysticism forms a crucial-yet often overlooked-part of these three faiths. In 36 lectures, you investigate each monotheistic religion's wealth of spiritual...
  14. Understanding the New Testament

    Understanding the New Testament

    David Brakke
    4.6 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Join Professor David Brakke, an award-winning Professor of History at The Ohio State University, for Understanding the New Testament. In these 24 eye-opening lectures, he takes you behind the scenes to study not only the text of the New Testament, but also the authors and the world in which it was created.
  15. St. Augustine's Confessions

    St. Augustine's Confessions

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (75)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    This course examines all 13 books, or chapters, of this masterpiece that inspired Dante and Martin Luther and encouraged Christianity to accept the thinking of Plato. It provides the background needed to understand the Confessions as Augustine intended and analyzes his account—told in stories that are as powerful as any in world literature—of the events leading to his Christian conversion.
  16. Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition Sale

    Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition

    Grant Hardy
    4.5 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Save up to £60.00 Starting at £9.99 £79.99 £9.99£79.99
    Discover an often-overlooked, but equally important, side of human philosophy with Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition—a comprehensive survey of the East's most influential thinkers. In 36 lectures, award-winning Professor Grant Hardy introduces you to the people responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism,...
  17. Exploring the Roots of Religion

    Exploring the Roots of Religion

    John R. Hale
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Experience the thrill of discovery and learn the sacred secrets behind Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, the Acropolis, and other mysterious ancient locales. In the 36 riveting lectures of Exploring the Roots of Religion, practicing archaeologist and award-winning Professor John R. Hale shows you how sacred buildings, complexes, tomb structures, artwork, and more have provided us with unparalleled knowledge about early...
  18. Understanding the Old Testament

    Understanding the Old Testament

    Robert D. Miller II
    4.4 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The Old Testament is one of the foundational documents of Western civilization. In this course, you’ll study a selection of the major books of the Old Testament, probing their meaning and relevance. Among these, you’ll explore the prophets, the wisdom literature, and the apocalyptic literature, finding their deeper historical and religious import, as well as their sublime literary treasures.
  19. Buddhism Sale

    Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    3.9 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Save up to £40.00 Starting at £9.99 £54.99 £9.99£54.99
    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. In 24 revealing lectures, you survey the faith from its origins in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world religion. Award-winning...
  20. The World's Greatest Churches

    The World's Greatest Churches

    William R. Cook
    4.9 out of 5
    96% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The great churches represent some of the world’s most stunning masterpieces of architecture, art, and faith. In The World’s Greatest Churches, go on a guided tour of the most outstanding, memorable, and meaningful churches in the world. Lavishly illustrated with breathtaking photos, detailed floor plans, and 3-D models, these lectures take you deeply into Christianity through its most important buildings.