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FACES ON FAITH – ROBERT MCAFEE BROWN

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This is a series of interviews with religious and secular thinkers who respond to age-old questions of belief and meaning. The videos provide discussions of issues such as: death, suffering, evil, images of God, the meaning of faith, redemption, creation. This video is an interview with Robert McAfee Brown who is a teacher of religion and theology and an author of more than twenty books. He has combined scholarship and social activism for more than forty years.

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WRESTLING WITH ANGELS – 1 – GUIDANCE, WHY ME?, PRAYER

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Wrestling With Angels examines the questions of life and faith that we deal with day-to-day, such as ‘How Can I Question and Still Believe?’ and ‘Why Is Loving So Hard?’. These questions and more are addressed by six well-known authors/communicators. The two-tape set (77 minutes each) is segmented so it can be used with groups as a Lenten study series. Tape 2 titles are: Forgiving, Doubt, Love.

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FACES ON FAITH – RENITA WEEMS

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This is a series of interviews with religious and secular thinkers who respond to age-old questions of belief and meaning. The videos provide discussions of issues such as: death, suffering, evil, images of God, the meaning of faith, redemption, creation. This is an interview with Renita Weems who is an ordained Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and teaches Old Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School.

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PERSONAL BUT NOT PRIVATE: THEOLOGY AND STEWARDSHIP

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This video course provides opportunities for groups of Christians to explore how belief and action come together in stewardship. This adult study course asserts that governing bodies of the church have a responsibility to use their resources carefully. It raises questions of theology and stewardship through examining 3 situations that ask ‘How can the church’s governing bodies be faithful stewards?’ The 4 sections are: 1-Deciding to Care: Personal & Corporate Stewardship; 2-Taking Care of Our Language: Corporate Stewardship in a Congregation; 3-Building &...

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MEANING OF MYSTERY (THE): BAPTISM AND COMMUNION

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This is an informative video that explains the meaning of the sacraments of Baptism and Communion in the Reformed Church tradition. Different aspects of the service of worship are explored and the ways in which baptism and communion celebrate community.

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FAITH, HOPE AND CLARITY – Programmes 1, 2 and 3

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This video series provides valuable insights into the beliefs and practices, through encounter and dialogue, of the major faiths. We are encouraged as members of the United Church to explore our understanding of our Christian Faith on today’s topic. In Programme 1 “”God”” is the topic discussed by representatives of Christian and Buddhist faiths. In Programme 2 “”Us”” is the topic discussed by a Hindu and a Jew. In Programme 3 “”Revelation”” is discussed by a Christian and a Muslim.

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FAITH, HOPE AND CLARITY – Programmes 4, 5 and 6

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This video series provides valuable insights into the beliefs and practices, through encounter and dialogue, of the major faiths. We are encouraged as members of the United Church to explore our understanding of our Christian Faith on today’s topic. In Programme 4 “”Sin”” is discussed by a Buddhist and a Jew. In Programme 5 “”Prayer”” is discussed by a Muslim and a Hindu. In Programme 6 “”Salvation”” is discussed by a Christian and a Jew.

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FAITH, HOPE AND CLARITY – Programmes 7, 8, 9 and 10

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This video series provides valuable insights into the beliefs and practices, through encounter and dialogue, of the major faiths. We are encouraged as members of the United Church to explore our understanding of our Christian Faith on today’s topic. In Programme 7 “”Authority”” is discussed by a Buddhist and a Muslim.In Programme 8 “”Stewardship”” is discussed by a Hindu and a Christian.In Programme 9 “”Pluralism”” is discussed by a Hindu and a Muslim.In Programme 10 “”After Life”” is discuss

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WHOLE AND FORGIVEN: 5 – THE WOMAN WITH THE OINTMENT

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There are six segments to this Walter Wink Bible study series; each is designed to involve groups in discussion and study of Biblical texts focused on stories about Jesus and healing. The segments are packaged individually and each is approx. 27-30 minutes in length, accompanied by a comprehensive study guide. The six parts in this series are: 1 – The Man Let Down Through the Roof; 2 – The Bent-over Woman; 3 – The Woman with the Hemorrhage; 4 – Blind Bartimaeus; 5 – The Woman with the Ointment; 6 – The Compassionate Samaritan.

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WHOLE AND FORGIVEN: 6 – THE COMPASSIONATE SAMARITAN

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There are six segments to this Walter Wink Bible study series; each is designed to involve groups in discussion and study of Biblical texts focused on stories about Jesus and healing. The segments are packaged individually and each is approx. 27-30 minutes in length, accompanied by a comprehensive study guide. The six parts in this series are: 1 – The Man Let Down Through the Roof; 2 – The Bent-over Woman; 3 – The Woman with the Hemorrhage; 4 – Blind Bartimaeus; 5 – The Woman with the Ointment; 6 – The Compassionate Samaritan.

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