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Stedall, Jonathan

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Most widely held works by Jonathan Stedall
The Long Search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic beliefs and practices of major world religions
The Alan Bennett collection by Alan Bennett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven episodes of the television miniseries
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series on world religions in which theater director Ronald Eyre travels around the globe asking people basic questions about their religious beliefs and practices. Vol. 5 visits Egypt to explore the experience of Islamic worship. Includes interviews with a number of Muslims who discuss their personal attitudes and approaches to their religion. Describes the main tenets of Islam and shows scenes of Muslims praying in a mosque, signing a marriage contract, attending a class for the study of the Koran, and boarding a plane to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. Vol. 6 examines the unique relationship that existed between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Communist state in Romania. Visits a number of Romanian churches and shows a funeral, pre-Easter activities of villagers, and the Eastern Orthodox Christian liturgy with its Byzantine splendor and inspiring choral music. Includes interviews with priests, a bishop, and church members concerning their religious beliefs. Vol. 7 consists of interviews with several Jews living throughout the world who attempt to define the significance of being one of the chosen people. Includes discussions with Elie Wiesel, Norbert Brainin and the Amadeus Quartet, and Dr. Pinchas Peli, a tenth-generation rabbi. Depicts Jewish prayer and ritual and students debating the meaning of the Talmud. Journeys to Jerusalem and shows its schools, synagogues, and the Wailing Wall
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forms part of a series on world religions in which theater director Ronald Eyre travels around the globe asking people basic questions about their religious beliefs and practices. Vol. 11 examines the different types of religious beliefs that make up the spiritual life of Taiwan, including a Confucian respect for ancestors and the past, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that manifests itself through the oracles, and the worship of local gods who dispense justice and favors. Vol. 12 visits the San Francisco Bay area to examine the new religious concerns of people who are looking East to Hinduism and Taoism for inspiration. Explores the search for a saner and more wholesome life in which ecology is held sacred and the accent is on good health. Considers practices such as biofeedback, meditation, yoga, and self-help groups. Vol. 13 presents some of Ronald Eyre's personal reflections on his pilgrimage throughout the world in which he explored the religious beliefs and experiences of various peoples
330 million gods by Time-Life Video( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits various sites in India and observes the performance of several types of religious ceremonies. Explores the Hindu approach to God and the complexity of the Hindu religious experience
A Question of balance by Neil Harris( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In our search for Chinese religious experience, we go to Taiwan. A whole pantheon of gods both local and imported from the mainland are worshipped in thousands of Buddhist and Taoist temples. Several strands make up the religious life of the village: a Confucian respect for past and the ancestors, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that permeates all levels of existence and manifests itself through oracles, the local gods who dispense justice and favors, and the hungry ghosts of the dead who have to be placated."--Distributor's website
West meets East( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the San Francisco Bay area to examine the new religious concerns of people who are looking East to Hinduism and Taoism for inspiration. Explores the search for a saner and more wholesome life in which ecology is held sacred and the accent is on good health
The Romanian solution( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the unique relationship existing between the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Communist state in Romania. Visits a number of Romanian churches and observes how the Orthodox liturgy is conducted
A question of balance by BBC Learning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taiwan, where a pantheon of gods are worshiped in thousands of Buddhist and Taoist temples. Religious life weaves together a Confucian respect for ancestors, the cosmic pattern of the Tao and its oracles, the local gods who dispense justice and favors, and the hungry ghosts of the dead who must be placated
The challenge of Rudolf Steiner by Jonathan Stedall( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed during 2011-- the 150th anniversary year of Rudolf Steiner's birth-- this two-part documentary by veteran film-maker Jonathan Stedall tells the story of Steiner's life (1861-1925), as well as exploring the influence of his ideas and insights on a whole range of contemporary activities-- education, agriculture, medicine, social and financial issues, and the arts
The Long search. footprint of the Buddha--India( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyre visits Sri Lanka and India to discover the type of Buddhism practiced throughout Southeast Asia. Includes talks with monks, school children, novices, and housewives who describe their own religious experiences and discuss the high moral standards demanded by Buddhism
Alan Bennett at the BBC( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven of Alan Bennett's plays produced by the BBC, including his first teleplay "A day out."
There is no God but God by BBC Learning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probably the fastest growing religion in the world today, it's 400 million believers are reshaping whole regions of our globe. Yet how many understand its appeal? This program travels to Egypt to take part in a wedding at an oasis village, on to a market town for dawn prayers and into Cairo itself
Orthodox Christianity: The Rumanian Solution( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In most of the communist states, religion has been quenched of its firey intensity ... except in Rumania. Here th epeople see the Rumanian Orthodox church as their ehtnic identity, with its liturgy one of the oldest in Christendom
Alternative Lifestyles in California: West Meets East( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the San Francisco Bay Area, religious counter cultures seek to expand the boundaries of existing traditions. Here people brought up in a largely Christian cultural climate look for inspiration by mingling ideas taken from Eastern beliefs. An American Film Festival award winner
Where on Earth is heaven? by Jonathan Stedall( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jonahan Stedall explores challenging questions about living and dying, looking and seeing, heaven and earth, and our human potential. An acclaimed documentary film director, he draws on forty years' experience, largely at the BBC. There he worked with inspired artists, scientists and writers such as John Betjeman, Laurens van der Post, Fritz Schumacher, Bernard Lovell... Where on earth is heaven? is a personal journey that mirrors the remarkable upsurge of interest in spirituality today. Themes addressed include life after death and life before birth, the evolution of consciousness, reincarnation and karma, eternity and infinity, the seven phases of life, angels and demons, the inner desert, dying and becoming, creation and creativity, and the age-old saying: "as above, so below'"-- Back cover
Zulu Zion by BBC Learning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the Zulu Independent Churches of South Africa to explore the Black African response to Christianity. Traces the history of religious beliefs in Africa from the arrival of the first Christian missionaries to the current rediscovery of the African religious identity
The long search( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In our search for Chinese religious experience, we go to Taiwan. A whole pantheon of gods both local and imported from the mainland are worshiped in thousands of Buddhist and Taoist temples. Several strands make up the religious life of the village: a Confucian respect for past and the ancestors, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that permeates all levels of existence and manifests itself through oracles, the local gods who dispense justice and favors, and the hungry ghosts of the dead who have to be placated."--Distributor's website
The land of the disappearing Buddha : Japan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the Buddha of India met the Buddha of Japan, would they recognize each other? To find out, this program talks to the staff in a Tokyo restaurant who keep regular Zen meditation schedules as part of their job, on to the classical Zen calligraphy, swordfighting, archery, and tea ceremony. This film's technical aspects are superior
The Alan Bennett collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A question of attribution: The personal art advisor to the queen is accused of spying. Portrait or bust: Alan Bennett reflects on art in general and Leeds City Art Gallery in particular
 
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