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Greenstar Television

Overview
Works: 28 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 4,387 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Religious films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL80.2, 294.3
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Most widely held works by Greenstar Television
Buddhism by Stephen Kopels( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 485 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 Guatama 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
Islam by Candace Corrigan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 433 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 422 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 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

Presents the history and beliefs of Protestantism through documentary film, recreations, and interviews with specialists
Confucianism & Taoism by Stephen Kopels( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 280 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
Judaism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 258 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
Shinto( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 200 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
Religions of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the spiritual heritage of Native Americans, and shows how beliefs changed as their societies evolved
African and African-American religions by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 195 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
Judaism by Gene Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 183 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 151 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 148 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 140 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 117 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 97 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 27 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
Protestantism( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Protestantism through documentary film, recreations, and specialist interviews
 
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