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Wholey, Dennis 1937-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 178 publications in 2 languages and 12,299 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Case studies  Interviews  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Producer, Host, Performer, Moderator
Classifications: PN1997, 362.2928
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Most widely held works about Dennis Wholey
 
Most widely held works by Dennis Wholey
The courage to change : hope and help for alcoholics and their families : personal conversations with Dennis Wholey by Dennis Wholey( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal conversations with Dennis Wholey and members of alcoholics anonymous
Becoming your own parent : the solution for adult children of alcoholic and other dysfunctional families by Dennis Wholey( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 1990 in English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of men and women from a variety of addictive and abusive family backgrounds who are overcoming the effects of parental neglect by learning how to parent themselves
Are you happy? : some answers to the most important question in your life by Hu lei( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in Chinese and English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected from conversations with more than 50 writers, scientists, celebrities, educators, and religious leaders in which Dennis Wholey sought to find the common denominators in happy people
When the worst that can happen already has : conquering life's most difficult times( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The miracle of change : the path to self-discovery and spiritual growth by Dennis Wholey( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's transitions and the adventures they bring
Why do I keep doing that? ; why do I keep doing that? : breaking the negative patterns in your life by Dennis Wholey( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, and behavioral specialists provides insights on how seek the support and understanding needed to overcome repetitive, negative behaviors
Native American religions( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Native American religions with Suzan Shown Harjo, executive director of The Morning Star Institute in Washington, D.C. Topics of discussion include the American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978; some common aspects of the approximately 300 remaining Native American religions being practiced in the U.S. today; the concepts of a supreme being and associated sacred beings as they exist in Native American culture; the prophecies of the Cheyenne prophet Sweet Medicine and the historical impact of North America's settlers on the land's indigenous peoples; and the pressing need for all Americans, non-native and native alike, to create a better future together
Hinduism by J. P Peach( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Hinduism with Sadhvi Vrnda Chaitanya of Arsha Vijnana Mandiram. Topics of discussion include the history of Hinduism; the Vedas, which are typically committed to memory; the meaning of the words karma, samsara, and moksha and their relationship to one other; the concept that everything is God and that secular and sacred therefore are one; and the individual rather than congregational nature of Hindu prayer. In addition, Siva Subramanian tours viewers through Sri Siva Vishnu Temple in Lanham, Maryland
The Baha'i faith by Philip Hainsworth( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Baha'i Faith with Randolph Dobbs, director of the Los Angeles Baha'i Center in Los Angeles, California. Topics of discussion include the meaning of Baha'i; the history of the Faith and its founder, the divine messenger Bahaullah; the concept of religion as an ongoing revelation, with the prophet of each age bringing an additional piece of God's message to the world; unity-the oneness of God, of humankind, and of religion-as the primary principle of the Faith; and spiritual growth as a matter of individual responsibility. Images of a Baha'i house of worship and a variety of Baha'i meetings are also included
Quakerism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Quakerism with Deborra Sines Pancoe, a member of Abington Friends Meeting in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Topics of discussion include definitions of the terms Quaker and Friend, George Fox and the founding of Quakerism, William Penn and his "Holy Experiment," unprogrammed and programmed worship among different denominations of Friends, the message of Quakerism, and key ideas that guide the Quaker life, such as simplicity, peace, equality, and integrity. In addition, Elizabeth Mosley, another member of AFM, explains some of the traditions and practices of unprogrammed Quaker meeting."--Container
The African Methodist Episcopal Church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Reverend Daryl B. Ingram of the Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Topics of discussion include the birth and growth of the A.M.E. denomination, the meaning of "African Methodist Episcopal" in the context of the Church's name, and the Church's core beliefs as articulated in the Apostle's Creed and the 25 Articles of Faith. In addition, the Reverend Michael Broadnax, Sr., tours viewers through Greater Bethel and describes aspects of the worship experience
The Episcopal church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Episcopal Church with the Right Reverend Chester L. Talton, Bishop Suffragan of Los Angeles. Topics of discussion include the birth of the Episcopal Church in America, the theological focal point of the religion, the roles of the Presiding Bishop and Bishop Suffragans, the relationship between the Episcopal and Anglican Churches, and the Episcopal Church's stance on the ordination of women and gays and the sanctification of same-sex unions. In addition, the Reverend Canon Joanna Satorius of the Cathedral Center of St. Paul, in Los Angeles, California, tours viewers through the Cathedral
The Seventh-day Adventist Church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Seventh-day Adventist Church with Elder Roscoe J. Howard III, secretary of the Church's North American division. Topics of discussion include key figures in the history of this Protestant denomination; the reasoning behind the faith's Saturday Sabbath; typical elements of a Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath service; the doctrine of investigative judgment by God; and an in-depth explanation of the Second Coming of Christ. In addition, Senior Pastor Ron Halvorsen, Jr., tours viewers through Sligo Church in Takoma Park, Maryland
The Reformed church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Reformed Church with Senior Minister Arthur Caliandro of Marble Collegiate Church, in New York City-the oldest continuous Protestant organization in the U.S. and the former pulpit of Norman Vincent Peale. Topics of discussion include background on the Reformed Church, the purpose of Creation, the workings of grace, the power of prayer, accountability for one's life decisions, and the complementary relationship between psychology and theology. In addition, Kim Sebastian Ryan, archivist of MCC, explains aspects of a typical worship service
The Presbyterian church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Presbyterianism with Senior Pastor Michael L. Lindvall of The Brick Presbyterian Church, in New York City. Topics of discussion include the influence of John Calvin; the nonhierarchical nature of the Presbyterian Church; core Presbyterian beliefs; the Holy Spirit as "the present tense of God"; and the litmus test generally used in the Western Christian tradition to establish which gospels should rightfully be a part of the Bible. In addition, the history of The Brick Presbyterian Church and the order of worship as it is conducted there are outlined by Ellsworth G. Stanton III, clerk of session
Spiritualism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dennis Wholey has a conversation about spiritualism with Lee Jones, founder of the Spiritualist Center in Los Angeles, California. Topics of discussion include the birth of spiritualism in the U.S. in 1848; spiritualism as a philosophy, religion, and a science; the nature of life after death; the seance experience; anointed healings; and how to recognize an authentic spiritualist experience ..."--Container
The Roman Catholic church( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Roman Catholicism with Cardinal William H. Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore. Topics of discussion include who Jesus Christ is, from a Catholic perspective; the concept of the Trinity; the seven sacraments; the purpose and meaning of the Mass; what makes a Catholic a Catholic; and the effect of cultural secularization on the Church. In addition, the history of the restored Baltimore Basilica-America's first cathedral and the foundation of Roman Catholicism in the U.S.-is outlined by Mark J. Potter, executive director of the Basilica Historic Trust
The Greek Orthodox church( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Greek Orthodox Church with Father Stephen Callos of Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Topics of discussion include primary distinctions between Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholicism; similarities and differences among the Greek, Russian, and other Orthodox Churches; the Orthodox view of the incarnation of Jesus; and marriage and celibacy within the Church. In addition, the religious iconography at Saints Constantine and Helen is explained by Bible study leader Irene Theodore
The Baptist church( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Baptist churches with the Reverend Wallace Charles Smith, senior minister at Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Topics of discussion include the core principles of individual soul liberty, congregant equality, and church autonomy; the right of every Baptist to interpret the Bible in his or her own way; the impetus of post-Civil War racism in the forming of African-American Baptist denominations; and the debate on whether the Baptist Church predates Catholicism or is a product of the Protestant Reformation. In addition, Shiloh Deacon James H. Grigsby III tours viewers through the church
The Assemblies of God( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about the Assemblies of God with Maury Davis, senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in Madison, Tennessee. Topics of discussion include the riveting story of how Pastor Davis was touched by Christ while a teenage convict; background on the Pentecostal movement; Cornerstone's missionary work in Kenya; and the defining truths of Assemblies of God churches: baptism in the Holy Spirit, the initial physical sign of which is speaking in tongues; divine healing; the Second Coming of Christ; and salvation exclusively through Jesus. In addition, Dana Lawson, Cornerstone's executive pastor, describes the Friday evening service. (29 minutes)
 
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The miracle of change : the path to self-discovery and spiritual growth
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Dennis Wholey American game show host

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The miracle of change : the path to self-discovery and spiritual growthWhy do I keep doing that? ; why do I keep doing that? : breaking the negative patterns in your life