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    • Cultural Literacy for Religion: Everything the Well-Educated Person Should Know

    • By: Mark Berkson, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Mark Berkson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
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    According to polls conducted by Gallup and the Pew Research Forum on Religion & Public Life, the majority of Americans fail basic tests about religion, including tests on their own faith. This is troublesome because religious literacy is about so much more than naming deities or knowing the stories of ancient history. For many of us, religion is a way to examine and understand ourselves. These 24 enlightening lectures offer you the chance to experience the world's religions from all angles – historical, theological, and cultural.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All the Basics, East and West

    • By Troy on 07-13-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Death, Dying, and the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures

    • By: Mark Berkson, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Mark Berkson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
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    After thousands of years of pondering it, we still find death one of life's most perplexing mysteries. Many cultures view death as a window into the true meaning of life. These 24 lectures looking at this often feared subject are an uplifting, meaningful, and multidisciplinary exploration of life's only certainty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything about death and dying you want to know

    • By Jacobus on 03-23-16

    Regular price: $34.95