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    • 36 Books That Changed the World

    • By: The Great Courses, Andrew R. Wilson, Brad S. Gregory, and others
    • Narrated by: Andrew R. Wilson, Brad S. Gregory, Charles Kimball, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 379
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      4 out of 5 stars 334
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    Certain works of literature, history, science, philosophy, political theory and religion offer powerful examples of how books can spark revolutions, birth great religions, spur scientific advancements, shape world economies, teach us new ways of thinking, and much more. And with this fascinating collection crafted from our extensive library of courses, you can now get a single course that represents 36 of our best lectures on literary works that changed the world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • too many trees not enough forest

    • By Bay Area Girl on 10-11-14

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    • By: Brad S. Gregory, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Brad S. Gregory
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    It still takes a major effort of historical imagination to enter the minds of those who lived during the Reformation Era; who were willing to suffer martyrdom or martyr others for what we would regard as minor doctrinal differences. These 36 lectures are designed to take you inside the minds of those who supported the Reformation and those who resisted it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very balanced and informative.

    • By Philip on 05-15-15

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Rebel in the Ranks

    • Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World
    • By: Brad S. Gregory
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    For five centuries, Martin Luther has been lionized as an outspoken and fearless icon of change who ended the Middle Ages and heralded the beginning of the modern world. In Rebel in the Ranks, Brad Gregory, renowned professor of European history at Notre Dame, recasts this long-accepted portrait. Luther did not intend to start a revolution that would divide the Catholic Church and forever change Western civilization. Yet his actions would profoundly shape our world in ways he could never have imagined.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Something to think about

    • By Like Loehe on 09-19-17

    Regular price: $28.95