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Montagnon, Peter

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Civilisation. a personal view by Kenneth Clark by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development. This lavish series was hailed as a masterpiece when it was broadcast in 1969
The Long Search( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic beliefs and practices of major world religions
Childhood by Geoffrey Haines-Stiles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an "insightful and richly textured examination of the various influences that shape us as individuals and as members of the families and societies in which we are raised. Through the observation of twelve families on five continents, the series looks at childhood from a number of perspectives--personal, scientific, historical and cultural--using a variety of production techniques ..."--Container label
Protestant spirit USA by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits various Protestant churches in Indianapolis and observes how services are conducted. Examines the reasons for the vigor of religious expression among both Black and white American Protestants
A Question of balance by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 211 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
Chosen people by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyre discusses what it means to be a Jew with Jews in New York, London, and Jerusalem. Jewish prayer and ritual and students debating the meaning of the Talmud are also depicted
The Land of the disappearing Buddha by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen
Civilisation a personal view by Lord Clark : the complete series by Michael Gill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art historian Sir Kenneth Clark presents an epic examination of Western European culture, defining what he considers to be the crucial phases of its development
Footprint of the Buddha by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Sri Lanka and India to discover the type of Buddhism practiced throughout Southest 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
Rome, Leeds, and the desert( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since Vatican II, the Catholic religion has undergone many changes. We discover the diversity and commonality of today's Holy Catholic Church. From the pageantry of Rome, to the English housewife in Leeds, a convert who denies mindless submission to authority, to an order of monks in Spain who work as factory laborers so as to relate to others
330 million gods by Time-Life Video( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 152 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
West meets East by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 145 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
Orthodox Christianity: The Rumanian Solution by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orthodox Christianity in former Communist Romania, where it was not unusual for high party members to be communicants, is shown as an important part of the country's cultural heritage and ethnic identity. The importance of icons is examined, including the role of a bishop revered as a living icon moving among his people. In villages, the Church is like a hub to the wheel of community life; and in the cities, it is not only tolerated but encouraged
Reflections on the Long Search by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Ronald Eyre presents some personal reflections on his pilgrimage throughout the world in which he explored the religious beliefs and experiences of various peoples
The long search( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores various religions of the world by showing individuals practicing their form of worship
Islam--there is no god but God( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Egypt to explore the experience of Islamic worship. Includes interviews with a number of Moslems who discuss their personal attitudes and approaches to their religion
The Way of the ancestors by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are almost 200 million people scattered across the world who belong to tribal religions that are local, exclusive and frequently animist - i.e., they believe that inanimate objects and natural phenomena possess a soul. Though no single group can be chosen as typical, this episode is devoted to primal religion-that of the Torajas who live in a mountain fortress on an Indonesian island."--Distributor's website
The Heart of the dragon( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the lives of the residents in one block of homes in Harbin City, China, and how the people are "cared for." It includes a study of prison life, acupuncture treatment, and how patients are treated in a mental hospital
Zulu Zion by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Zulu Independent Churches in South Africa. When Christian missionaries took the Gospel to Africa they also tried to suppress African religion and subvert African culture with their own. But since World War I, and with increasing vigor in the last 20 years, Africans have been rediscovering their lost religious identity and have been forming independent churches with their own festivals, prophets and rituals and greater or lesser devotion to Christ."--Distributor's website
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 100 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
 
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