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The Resource Death, dying, and the afterlife : lessons from world cultures, producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven

Death, dying, and the afterlife : lessons from world cultures, producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven

Label
Death, dying, and the afterlife : lessons from world cultures
Title
Death, dying, and the afterlife
Title remainder
lessons from world cultures
Statement of responsibility
producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven
Contributor
Film director
Film producer
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Explore how great faiths, philosophies, and cultures all over the world perceive death -- and existence -- in these life-affirming lectures
Member of
Cataloging source
JRY
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
306.9
Language note
Closed captioned
LC call number
BL504
LC item number
.B47 2016
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Mark Berkson, Hamline University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berkson, Mark
  • White, David C.
  • Leven, Jon
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses. Topic, Religion. Subtopic, Comparative & world religion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Future life
  • Death
  • Future life
Technique
live action
Label
Death, dying, and the afterlife : lessons from world cultures, producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Course no. 6822."
  • 12 lectures in 2 volumes / 30 minutes per lecture on each DVD
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-226)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • American death rituals
  • Approaches to dying well
  • Judaism on death and the afterlife
  • Death and hope in Christianity
  • Islam on returning to God
  • Death, rebirth, and liberation in Hinduism
  • Disc 3.
  • Buddhism on impermanence and mindfulness
  • The process of dying in Tibetan Buddhism
  • Confucian remembrance, Daoist forgetting
  • Disc 1.
  • Death and syncretism in China
  • Suicide examined
  • The choice of euthanasia
  • Disc 4.
  • Killing in war and the pacifist challenge
  • Considering capital punishment
  • Killing non-human animals
  • Near-death experiences
  • The pursuit of immortality
  • The value of death
  • Death's place in our lives
  • Defining death
  • Death, illusion, and meaning
  • Is it rational to fear death
  • Understanding and coping with grief
  • Death rituals and the corpse
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629972459
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD6822A
  • PB6822A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn944145921
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Death, dying, and the afterlife : lessons from world cultures, producer, David C. White ; director, Jonathan D. Leven
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Course no. 6822."
  • 12 lectures in 2 volumes / 30 minutes per lecture on each DVD
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-226)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • American death rituals
  • Approaches to dying well
  • Judaism on death and the afterlife
  • Death and hope in Christianity
  • Islam on returning to God
  • Death, rebirth, and liberation in Hinduism
  • Disc 3.
  • Buddhism on impermanence and mindfulness
  • The process of dying in Tibetan Buddhism
  • Confucian remembrance, Daoist forgetting
  • Disc 1.
  • Death and syncretism in China
  • Suicide examined
  • The choice of euthanasia
  • Disc 4.
  • Killing in war and the pacifist challenge
  • Considering capital punishment
  • Killing non-human animals
  • Near-death experiences
  • The pursuit of immortality
  • The value of death
  • Death's place in our lives
  • Defining death
  • Death, illusion, and meaning
  • Is it rational to fear death
  • Understanding and coping with grief
  • Death rituals and the corpse
  • Disc 2.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.)
Isbn
9781629972459
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD6822A
  • PB6822A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn944145921
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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