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Joven & Alocada

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Obsessed with sex, the seventeen-year-old daughter of strict, religious parents details her thoughts and exploits on a blog.
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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World Religions: Vol. 2 Wisdoms of India

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Elda Hartley journeys to India to study Hinduism and Jainism and explore their impacts on Western spirituality and science. India and the infinite: Professor Huston Smith examines Hindu wisdom. Hinduism and the Song of God: Words of the Bhagavad Gita brought to life. Trip to awareness: Explores the philosophy and arts of the Jains' faith tradition. Evolution of a yogi: Metamorphosis of Richard Alpert, psychologist, into Ram Dass, American mystic. Biofeedback: Dr. Elmer Green pioneers the mind-body therapies blending yoga and Western technology.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Religulous

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Comedian and TV host Bill Maher takes a pilgrimage across the globe on a mind-opening journey into the ultimate taboo: questioning religion. Meeting the high and low from different religions, Maher asks questions, like 'Why is faith good?' and more.
DVD
2009; 2008
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Public Vodun Ceremonies in Haiti

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Presents clips from three public Vodun ceremonies (Rada rite, Kongo rite, and Petwo rite) videotaped in Haiti in 1991. It identifies the principal elements they share and provides a context for understanding Vodun.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Miracle of the Cards

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Based on a true story. An eight year old cancer patient (Craig Shergold, played by Thomas Sangster) who, during the course of his treatment, manages to shock the world by breaking the Guinness world record by receiving get-well cards, amassing an astounding 1.3 million cards from around the globe. University of Virginia Neurosurgeon, Neal Kassell, M.D. was portrayed by Richard Thomas.
DVD
2002; 2001
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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On the Trails of World Religions

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Over the course of this illuminating seven-part series, the outspoken yet sincere Hans Kung--arguably the world's best-known living theologian exercises his talent for transforming the complex into the comprehensible as he presents an overview of the emergence and historical development of religion.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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African Religions: Zulu Zion

The Zulu Independent Churches in South Africa. When Christian missionaries took the Gospel to Africa they also tried to suppress African religion and subvert African culture with their own. But since World War I, and with increasing vigor in the last 20 years, Africans have been rediscovering their lost religious identity and have been forming independent churches with their own festivals, prophets and rituals and greater or lesser devotion to Christ.
Online
2018; 1977
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Essene

ESSENE is about daily life in a Benedictine monastery and the resolution of conflict between personal needs and the institutional and organizational priorities of the community. In the Order, where the focus of life is the relationship of individual work and worship to the community as a whole, the brethren must cope with the same issues that arise in any community: rules, work, worship, values, love, and play.
Online
2018; 1972
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An Encounter With Simone Weil - French Philosopher, Activist, and Mystic

The film tells the story of French philosopher, activist, and mystic, Simone Weil (1909-1943)-- a woman Albert Camus described as "the only great spirit of our time." On her quest to understand Simone Weil, filmmaker Julia Haslett confronts profound questions of moral responsibility both within her own family and the larger world. From the battlefields of the Spanish Civil War to anti-war protests in Washington DC, from intimate exchanges between the filmmaker and her older brother who struggles with depression to captivating interviews with people who knew Simone Weil, the film takes us on an unforgettable journey into the heart of what it means to be a compassionate human being.. The film's dramatic story is revealed through contemporary footage in France of places Weil lived and w [...]
Online
2016; 2010
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The Longing - the Forgotten Jews of South America

A small group of South Americans, whose ancestors were European Jews forced to convert during the Spanish Inquisition, long to affirm their faith. Isolated in Catholic countries and rejected by local Jewish communities, they battle to become Jews regardless of the consequences.. The Longing, set in Ecuador, tells the story of a small group of South Americans attempting to regain their birthright as Jews. The film focuses on a doctor and his wife from a small town in Ecuador and three women from Ibague, Colombia, who explain their connection to Judaism and why their desire to convert is so strong.. Frustrated in their attempts to become Jews, the group locates a Brazilian-American rabbi on the internet who travels around the world helping “lost Jews” reclaim their identities. But, fir [...]
Online
2016; 2007
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What Is Evangelical Christianity?

While many mainline Christian churches are in decline, Evangelical Christianity remains a powerful force in the 21st century. With 2.1 billion followers worldwide, this particular branch of faith must be doing something right. In this program, host Tevya enters the world of Evangelicals, meeting a local pastor whose weekly service is broadcast to five different locations and features a full rockband. He learns that it is all about giving back..
Online
2016; 2013
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The Source Family

The Source Family was a radical experiment in '70s utopian living. Their outlandish style, popular health food restaurant, rock band, and beautiful women made them the darlings of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip; but their outsider ideals and the unconventional behavior of their spiritual leader, Father Yod, caused controversy with local authorities. They fled to Hawaii, leading to their dramatic demise...Years later, former family members surface and the rock band reforms, revealing how their time with Father Yod shaped their lives in the most unexpected ways...The Source provides an intimate, insiders’ view at this incredible group of people through their own archival photos, home movies, audio recordings, and contemporary interviews with members of the family. Serving as a highly persona [...]
Online
2017; 2012
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Why Study Logic?

Influential philosophers throughout history have argued that humans are purely rational beings. But cognitive studies show we are wired to accept false beliefs. Review some of our built-in biases, and discover that logic is the perfect corrective. Then survey what you will learn in the course.
Online
2017; 2016
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Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago

This film is an up-close look at the ancient spiritiual pilgrimage known as the Camino de Santiago, or Way of St. James. Since the ninth century, millions have embarked on this pilgrimage across northern Spain. There are many routes to Santiago, and "Walking the Camino" focuses on the most well traveled.
Online
2018; 2013
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Santa Fiesta

There are nearly 16,000 fiestas in Spain each year featuring the brutal abuse of animals. Organized around religious observances, these festivals bring together entire towns, including children, and become celebrations of unbelievable cruelty. 60,000 animals estimated to suffer each year during these “Fiestas of Blood”.. Bulls are impaled with gasoline-soaked spikes which are set afire. Some are stabbed, tied, or thrown into the water. Pigeons, rats, pigs, geese, horses and even ants are made to suffer, while people dance, drink, laugh. The life of the people and the death of the animals is celebrated, with the silent complicity of priests, amongst prayers and mystical processions.. "Santa Fiesta" is a feature documentary about these sadistic cocktails of celebration, blood and faith [...]
Online
2018; 2016
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The Church: Code of Silence

Secret internal documents reveal how church officials have protected priests accused of pedophilia by moving them from country-to-country, sometimes as far away as to Africa. They call it ‘the geographical solution’. Even Pope Francis is implicated. When he was bishop of Buenos Aires, he tried to influence the Argentinean justice system in order to protect a convicted priest. From Cameroon to Argentina, America to France and Italy, this investigation traces the transfers of pedophile priests.
Online
2018; 2017