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Montagnon, Peter

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

90 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 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 341 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
A Question of balance by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the different types of religious beliefs that make up the spiritual life of Taiwan, including a Confucian respect for 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
The Land of the disappearing Buddha by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits Japan to investigate the Japanese experience of Buddhist worship and the complexities of Zen
Chosen people by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of interviews with several Jews living throughout the world who attempt to define the significance of being one of the chosen people
330 million gods by Time-Life Video( Visual )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the polytheistic nature of Hinduism by visting various places in India and showing local rituals practiced. Characterizes Hinduism as a philosophy or way of life rather than a rigid code of behavior or dogma
Footprint of the Buddha by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R. 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
Rome, Leeds, and the desert by BBC Learning( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 158 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
Zulu Zion by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 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. Studies two major groups, the Zionists and the Nazarites, a group founded by Isaiah Shembe. Shows a women's Zionist service, held at a home in the townships, where healing and support are integral parts of the service, and an open-air service of the Nazarites at which the themes of dreams, healing, and power are discussed
West meets East by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The spiritual impulse of the time steps beyond the boundaries of religious tradition - so wrote Theodore Roszak, spokesman for the counter-culture, who is Ronald Eyre's guide to the new religious concerns of people living in the San Francisco Bay area. Here religious ideas and life styles of East and West mingle and people brought up in a largely Christian cultural climate look East to Taoism and Hinduism for inspiration."--Distributor's website
Reflections on The Long search : loose ends by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 137 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 Romanian solution by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

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

"The Orthodox churches in Eastern Europe seem to be bound to the Communist states in essentially loveless marriages, except in Rumania. The Rumanian Orthodox Church is still seen as an important aspect of Rumania's cultural heritage and ethnic identity. The Orthodox liturgy is one of the oldest and longest in Christendom, and the spirituality of the services intensified by the Byzantine splendor of the setting and the beauty of some of the most inspiring choral music to be heard in any church in the world."--Distributor's website
Islam--there is no god but God by BBC Learning( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 132 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
Protestant spirit USA by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 130 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
Civilisation : a personal view by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traveling from Byzantine Ravenna to the Celtic Hebrides, from the Norway of the Vikings to Charlemagne's chapel at Aachen, Lord Clark illuminates the Dark Ages, the six centuries following the collapse of the Roman Empire (AD 400 to AD 1000)."--Kanopy
The long search( Visual )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells about various religions of the world by showing actual practicing congregations in worship services
The Way of the ancestors by Ronald Eyre( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits the Torajas of Indonesia to investigate the experience of primal worship. Explores the reasons for the remarkable survival of the Torajas' religion at a time when other primal religions are dying out as a result of contact with the outside world
The Heart of the dragon( Visual )

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

Explores the role of family, street, and neighborhood in the care of young and old, using a railway policeman's family in Harbin as a case study. Investigates institutions that care for those with whom the community cannot cope, and discusses the deep-rooted concepts of honor, moral conduct, and respect that govern Chinese life
The long search( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 102 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
 
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