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Greenstar Television

Overview
Works: 23 works in 93 publications in 1 language and 4,324 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Religious films  Prayers and devotions  Christian films  Documentary television programs  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL80.2, 296
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Most widely held works by Greenstar Television
Buddhism by Malcolm David Eckel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival and current footage and images, interviews and re-enactments, discusses the history of Buddhism, from its origins in central Asia, with Gautama Buddha, in the 6th century B.C.E. to its influence on various Asian cultures. Focuses on the two chief forms of practice--Theravada (or Hinayana), found especially in Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand; and, Mahayana, found in Japan, China, Korea, and Indochina--and on Zen, a more recent form found throughout the world. Although there is some debate about Buddhism being a religion versus a philosophy, describes its religious qualities
Judaism by Gene Smith( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism, one of the world's oldest surviving religions, is both a theology and a way of life. Despite persecution of its followers, it has survived as the first religion to be founded upon the principle of monotheism
Islam by Joan Geiser( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Islam as one of the great monolithic world religions. Explores the wealth of cultural contributions of the Islamic world
Hinduism by J. P Peach( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Hinduism, and its capacity to integrate the new with the old, as one of the world's oldest and largest religions
Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity by Gene Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interwoven branches of Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity
Protestant Christianity by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the Protestant churches, which developed in Europe in response to the Roman Catholic Church. Explores the denominations that have developed over the centuries
Confucianism & Taoism by Stephen Kopels( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the two Chinese spiritual movements of Confucianism and Taoism, which focus inward on human behavior and thought. Traces the lives of Confucius and Lao-Tzu
Religions of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and beliefs of major world religions presented through documentary film, recreations, and specialist explanations
Native American spirituality by Peter Randall Lippman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival footage, artefacts, and interviews, gives a broad history of Native American spirituality, and shows how beliefs changed as societies evolve. Starting with the Amerinds, who came from Asia as far back as 9000 B.C.E., the program proposes that the environment affected this society's culture and spiritual life, and then its mode of economy. Looks at how animism (worship of animals) in hunting and gathering societies shifted to harvest rituals as groups became more agrarian. Explores customs and rituals of the Inuit, Iroquois, Maya, Aztec and other societies
Shinto( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the rituals and ceremonies of Japan's Shinto, which is rooted in mythology and folk rituals
African and African-American religions by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cultural diversity of Africa through its many religions. Shows how shared elements of various customs serve as unifying threads across tribes, centuries, and continents
Religions of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and beliefs of major world religions presented through documentary film, recreations, and specialist explanations
Ancient religions of the Mediterranean by Candace Corrigan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the spiritual history of the Mediterranean region, including the religions of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome
Religions of small societies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the religious rituals and myths of many small groups of indigenous people living around the world
Skepticism & religious relativism by J. P Peach( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the role of philosophy and science in the universal quest to understand the purpose to life. Shows how ideas and questions about morality from the Greek philosophers Socrates and Plato became the roots of skepticism and religious relativism, and later led to scientific work by Aristotle and Copernicus
Religions of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers insights into the striking similarities and vast differences among the world's major religions as well as the unique perspective of its many individual cultures. Each episode presents a fresh look at the history of our world through the eyes of religion as well as an in-depth look at religion's role in creating cultural diversity"--Container
Catholicism( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Buddhism through documentary film, recreations, and interviews with specialists
Religions of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Islam through documentary film, recreations, and interviews
Luther and reformation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Protestantism through documentary film, recreations, and specialist interviews
Religions of the world by Ben Kingsley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Judaism through documentary film, recreation and interviews with specialists
 
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