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Wholey, Dennis 1937-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 261 publications in 2 languages and 13,078 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary films  Interviews  Case studies  History  Nonfiction films  Biographies  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Producer, Host, Performer, Other, Moderator
Classifications: PN1997, 362.2928
Publication Timeline
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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 1,810 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 )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 950 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in Chinese and English and held by 513 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 by Dennis Wholey( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to coping with the worst that life has to offer combines advice from such survivors as Jim Brady, Betty Ford, and Larry King with a down-to-earth philosophy of enduring life's hardships
The miracle of change : the path to self-discovery and spiritual growth( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life's transitions and the adventures they bring
Native American religions( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 375 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
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 355 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
The Presbyterian church( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 309 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
Buddhism by Malcolm David Eckel( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Buddhism with Hyon Gak Sunim, guiding teacher of the Seoul International Zen Center at Hwa Gye Sah Temple in Seoul, South Korea. Topics of discussion include the principle of nowness; the meaning of dukkha; the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path; Buddhist resonances with the teachings of Jesus and Socrates; the Buddhist temple experience; how Hyon Gak Sunim, raised a Roman Catholic in America, came to Buddhism; and the popularity of Buddhism in the 21st century. The program also goes inside the Center's temple to illustrate aspects of Buddhist worship
Islam by UNESCO( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Islam with Imam Sayed Hassan al-Qazwini of the Islamic Center of America, in Dearborn, Michigan. Topics of discussion include the meaning of the words Islam, Muslim, and mosque; the two predominant denominations of Islam, Sunni and Shia; the Five Pillars of Islam; the Muslim view of life after death; and the deplorable hijacking of Islam by radical Muslims for use as a tool of hatred and violence. The program also goes inside the Center's mosque to observe aspects of a typical Muslim prayer service
The African Methodist Episcopal Church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 294 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
Reform Judaism( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Reform Judaism with Senior Rabbi Lance J. Sussman of Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. Topics of discussion include core beliefs of Judaism and distinctions between different Jewish denominations, the Torah, Moses, the complex ethnicity of Judaism, Zionism and Israel, the birth of Reform Judaism, and arguably the most significant challenge to practicing Judaism in the U.S.: weekly services that fall on Friday and Saturday, out of synch with the societal patterns of mainstream America. In addition, Andrew Flame, president of Keneseth Israel, tours viewers through the synagogue
The Episcopal church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 293 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. (27 minutes)
Hinduism by J. P Peach( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 293 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 Roman Catholic church( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 291 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
Unitarian universalism( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, Dennis Wholey has a conversation about Unitarian Universalism with the Reverend Shana Lynngood of All Souls Church, Unitarian, in Washington, D.C. Topics of discussion include the guiding principles of UUism, such as the unconditional acceptance of all people; the history of UUism and its constituent antecedents, Unitarianism and Universalism; and the vital importance of keeping religion relevant to contemporary life. In addition, the history of ASCU, the makeup of its congregation, and details of the worship service are outlined by the Reverend Louis Green, minister of social justice."--Container
The Greek Orthodox church( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 291 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 )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 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
Spiritualism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, 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, a religion, and a science; the nature of life after death; the seance experience; anointed healings; and how to recognize an authentic spiritualist experience. In addition, Minister/Medium Richard Gebers outlines a typical service at the Spiritualist Center
The Baha'i faith by Philip Hainsworth( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 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
 
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Alternative Names
Dennis Wholey American game show host

홀리, 데니스 1939-

ホーリー, デニス

Languages
English (107)

Chinese (2)