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umd:10559
Digital collection: Films@UM
The history of Japan past and present is the story of the kami, the supernatural, not quite godlike spirits w...
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2) Facing evil (1988)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Maya Angelou, M. Scott Peck, and Barbara Jordan discuss their dramatic confrontations with the forces of evil...
umd:10688
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program examines the religious tension between Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam, and the historical events ...
umd:10793
4) The Jesus file (1998)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Preparing the way for Jesus describes the political and religious realities in Judea during King Herod's reig...
umd:10809
Digital collection: Films@UM
Situated by the bank of the holy Ganges, Varanasi (also known as Kashi or Benares) is one of the oldest livin...
umd:10810
Digital collection: Films@UM
The Kumari, a flesh-and-blood goddess, is revered by both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal as a protector of the...
umd:1315
Digital collection: Films@UM
The essential principles on which Islam rests--the five pillars--are discussed, described, and put into histo...
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8) Islam today (1983)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Describes the Islamic scene today.
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Digital collection: Films@UM
Describes the history of Spain from 711 to 1492, a period of Arab domination and intellectual ferment.
umd:1401
Digital collection: Films@UM
An introduction to medieval Europe, tracing the fall of Rome, the development of fortified monasteries and th...
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11) The City of God (1989)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program covers the resurgence of the Church, filling the vacuum left by the collapse of civil government...
umd:1476
Digital collection: Films@UM
Recreates a public theological debate between Christians and Jews, which were common during the Middle Ages. ...
umd:1776
Digital collection: Films@UM
Anthony Quinton discusses the ideas of rationalist philosophers Spinoza and Leibniz. Examines Spinoza's belie...
umd:1778
Digital collection: Films@UM
Martha Nussbaum discusses Aristotle's far-reaching philosophical ideas including his principle of matter and ...
umd:1798
Digital collection: Films@UM
Burnyeat analyzes the dialogues of Plato. Seeing Plato's ideas initially as extentions of those of his teache...
umd:1804
Digital collection: Films@UM
Copleston examines the systematic philosophical pessimism of Arthur Schopenhauer and his emphasis on an infra...
umd:1808
Digital collection: Films@UM
A. J. Ayer discusses how the theories of Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell depsychologized philosophy and la...
umd:1810
Digital collection: Films@UM
John Searle examines Wittgenstein's earlier picture theory of meaning, in which reality, as perceived by huma...
umd:1918
Digital collection: Films@UM
Documentary about Saint Hildegard of Bingen.
umd:1924
Digital collection: Films@UM
Examines the ideas of medieval philosophic theologians, particularly St. Thomas Aquinas. Anthony Kenny discus...
umd:1926
Digital collection: Films@UM
Herbert Dreyfus traces the roots of existentialism from Husserl's School of Phenomenology, to his pupil Marti...
umd:2019
Digital collection: Films@UM
Bernard Williams of Kings College examines Descartes' theory of knowledge and his use of skeptical inquiry to...
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23) Confucianism (1996)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Huston Smith explains how the intertwining of opposites is key to understanding the great religions of China:...
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Digital collection: Films@UM
Portrait of a Chinese teenager from a poor rural family who ran away to a Buddhist convent. The film examines...
umd:680861
Digital collection: Films@UM
Describes the impact of Darwin's theory of evolution and Huxley's defence of it on the Victorian intellectual...