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RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY

World religions Agnostic : a spirited manifesto Tao te ching : a new English version The essence of Shinto : Japan's spiritual heart Hinduism Confronting Christianity : 12 hard questions for the world's largest religion

 

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ONLINE CLASSES

World Religions 101
Provides a clear and concise introduction to the major world religions. You'll learn about the people, places, practices and philosophies shaping today's events.

Buddhism 101
This course examines the known historical facts of the Buddha's life.

Christianity 101: An Introduction
Learn the basic beliefs and the differences between the denominations.

Celtic Mythology 101
This course will take you from the mysterious rites of the Druids to meetings between the great Julius Caesar and the land he could not conquer, and back again.

Hinduism 101
In this course, the student will learn the foundations of one of the oldest religions in the world.

Philosophy 101
This course provides a brief overview of the academic discipline known as philosophy, a succinct history of philosophy from Ancient Greece to our modern day, a lexicon of philosophical terms and concepts, as well as an examination of the sub-disciplines of philosophy and several of the major philosophies that have shaped our world since the times of the pre-Socratic philosophers.

Pre-Columbian Mythology
Take a journey with us into the time before Columbus discovered the Americas, when mystical and magnificent kingdoms worshipped gods unlike those thought up by any other civilization.

 

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KIDS AND YA BOOKS

 

The story of religion Who believes what? : exploring the world's major religions Beliefs and ideas that changed the world
 
Norse myths : tales of Odin, Thor and Loki Egyptian Gods & Goddesses Religions of Africa
 
Native American religions Faith : five religions and what they share What do you believe?