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Greenstar Television

Overview
Works: 23 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 4,182 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, 294.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Greenstar Television
Buddhism by Malcolm David Eckel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Buddhism, from its origins in central Asia, to its influence in various Asian cultures
Islam by Joan Geiser( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 420 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 : an introduction by J. P Peach( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 409 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. Using archival and current footage and images, interviews and re-enactments, covers Hinduism's origins in 1800 B.C.E. India up to present-day practices, in India, southeast Asia and elsewhere. Introduces other religions and philosophies that developed from Hinduism, such as Buddhism and the Jain tradition (both 6th century B.C.E.), the Sikh tradition (15th century C.E.), Vedanta, Yoga, transcendental meditation, and other related spiritual and meditative exercises
Protestant Christianity by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 376 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
Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity by Gene Smith( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interwoven branches of Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity
Confucianism & Taoism by Stephen Kopels( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the major religions of the Western world affirm a belief in a single God, these two Chinese spiritual movements focus inward on human behaviour and thought. Discover the life of the man known as Confucius, and examine how his philosophy and social doctrine have impacted Chinese culture. Then, enter the world once shrouded in secrecy as the philosophy and rituals of Taoism are explained. Narrated by Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley
Judaism by Ben Kingsley( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 259 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
Religions of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 218 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 187 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
African and African-American religions by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 182 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
Shinto( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival and current footage and images, interviews and re-enactments, explores the rituals and ceremonies of Japan's Shinto, which is rooted in prehistoric times, mythology and folk rituals, but has no congressional worship, founder or organizing doctrine. Looks at shrine Shinto (local shrines, seasonal festivals, cultural influence), sect Shinto (organized institutions with members), and folk Shinto (beliefs and practices apart from these institutions, especially in the home), and the way these traditions have unified Japan, and sometimes mobilized it politically. Also discusses the dynamic in Japanese religions in the last century and a half
Judaism : the Promised Land by Ruth Parmiter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 179 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
Religions of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 147 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 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the world's largest sea, the Mediterranean has nourished various civilizations for centuries. Trace the spiritual history of the Mediterranean Basin by examining the ancient cultures that have greatly influenced the religions of the modern world. From Mesopotamia and Egypt to the empires of Greece and Rome, discover the mythologies, gods and rituals that played an important role in the social and political lives of these ancient peoples
Religions of small societies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 124 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 104 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 91 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 15 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 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Protestantism through documentary film, recreations, and specialist interviews
 
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English (94)