Revealing® World Religions
By Cynthia Eller, Ph. D.
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The narrated text of Revealing® World Religions, by Cynthia Eller. A compelling look at the principles and practice of the world's major religions. The twelve modules include Exploring Religion, Indigenous Religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Religious Pluralism. Courseware that works. ® Learn more about the full product at thinkingstrings.com.
||Exploring Religion||The study of religion.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Indigenous Religions||Religions from around the world, some small and local, others large and regional.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Hinduism||The native religion of south Asia—one of the oldest in the world.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Buddhism||Of nothingness and nirvana.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sikhism||A religion of the Punjab, blending Hinduism and Islam.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Daoism||The yin and yang of it all.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Confucianism||A Chinese philosophy of virtue and social harmony.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Shinto||Kami-no-michi, the way of the gods.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Judaism||Pioneering monotheism.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Christianity||A branch of Judaism that became the largest religion in the world today.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Islam||The straight path.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Religious Pluralism||Old religions, new religions, global religions.||3/22/12||Free||View In iTunes|
These podcasts are great. They give a totally UNBIASED look into a variety of religious traditions. I have a degree in Comparative Religions and am starting grad school next fall. I have been listening to these podcasts as a review, since it has been a few years since I finished my BA. I have learned new things that weren't covered in my Religious Studies classes. I absolutely love these podcasts. The speaker's voice is totally clear, the layout is amazing. The broadcasts are split up into sections with a review and an outline of the next section. This is an excellent tool for any student or anyone curious about different religions.
the episodes about south asian religions, specifically Hinduism are terrible. they call it polythiestic and butcher the pronunciation on everything. In addition, its slightly biased against hinduism and portrays several other innacuracies (specifically in the nature of worship, and the caste system). still download it though, its worth a try.
This is one of the best podcasts I have ever listen to. Each one of these lectures is as much a cultural geography class as a religious studies class. The voice of the woman who is teaching is very smooth without being boring. They make for an excellent learning experience while doing house work.