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    • The Story of the Bible

    • By: The Great Courses, Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Narrated by: Professor Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
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    Discover the story of the world's most consistently best-selling book, which came into being through a remarkable and complicated process. In 24 stimulating lectures, Professor Johnson investigates the many forms the Bible has taken and the ways history, scholarship, and technology have helped shape this great tradition, as well as the Bible's powerful influence on human history and culture.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good historical background

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-09-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    • By: The Great Courses, Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Narrated by: Professor Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Length: 18 hrs and 12 mins
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    Each of the great three Abrahamic religious traditions holds the seeds for deep mystical contemplation. But what do most of us know about these mystics and the tradition they sustained? Explore this spiritual, literary, and intellectual heritage in these great faiths of the West as it unfolds over three millennia with these 36 enlightening, thought-provoking lectures that offer nearly

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful perspective

    • By Ben on 03-06-17

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation

    • By: The Great Courses, Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Narrated by: Professor Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Length: 17 hrs and 57 mins
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    How did a persecuted sect in 1st-century Palestine rise to command such a massive influence on human culture, imagination, and spirit? How did Christianity weather the first critical stages of its historical development and attain its fundamental and enduring cultural role?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Overview of the First Half of Christian History

    • By Mike on 12-20-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Jesus and the Gospels

    • By: The Great Courses, Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Narrated by: Professor Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
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    For most of the last 2,000 years, questions about the figure of Jesus have begun with the Gospels, but the Gospels themselves raise puzzling questions about both Jesus and the religious movement within which these narratives were produced. Is it possible to shape a single picture from the various accounts of his life given us by these Gospels?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thorough wideiranging overview of scholarship

    • By Jacobus on 08-02-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Apostle Paul

    • By: The Great Courses, Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Narrated by: Professor Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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    Luke Timothy Johnson, the best-selling author of The Real Jesus, offers a fresh and historically grounded assessment of the life and letters of Christianity's "apostle to the Gentiles" in this 12-lecture series. "One of the most fascinating, important, and controversial figures in the religious history of the West, Paul the Apostle continues to find champions and detractors, sometimes in surprising places," says Professor Johnson. Coming to grips with Christianity means coming to grips with Paul.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good overview of Paul and his works.

    • By Justin H on 03-23-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Great World Religions: Christianity

    • By: The Great Courses, Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Narrated by: Professor Luke Timothy Johnson Ph.D. Yale University
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
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    These 12 lectures are an engaging and comprehensive introduction to one of the world's greatest faiths. By concentrating on the basics that every well-educated individual should know, Professor Johnson's lectures provide you with a clear survey of the most important elements of this religious tradition-and a framework for further study.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gets a Little Confusing

    • By SAMA on 12-03-13

    Regular price: $14.95