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Joan Chittister: Spirituality of Struggle (3 dvd set)

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Spirituality of Struggle  3 DVDs, total running time-82 minutes What is the purpose of struggle and how do we grow with it? Based on Joan Chittister’s award winning book, Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope (Eerdmans), this 3-part series is an invitation to look again at the struggles of life in order that we might remember how to recognize new life in our souls the next time our hearts turn to clay.

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Joan Chittister: Hard-Wired for Compassion

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Hard-Wired for Compassion DVD 27 minutes Seen originally on 30 Good Minutes WTTW 11 Chicago. Joan Chittister reflects on compassion: the emotion that links us to those outside ourselves and the capacity for outreach that drives us to go beyond ourselves to the beating pulse of the rest of the world. Compassion is a veritable dimension of what it means to be fully human. For sample:

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Joan Chittister: The Inner Journey to Peace

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The Inner Journey to Peace DVD; 27 minutes Filmed before a live audience, Joan speaks about cultivating solitude and silence as a way to live peacefully in the world and as a model for the next generation. Originally broadcast on 30 Good Minutes. For sample go to:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlCT6gZV7a8

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Journey to Hope (SC: February 2000) DVD

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Feb. 7, 2000 A Journey to Hope. — a television version of a hard-hitting play that was presented at the 1998 gathering of the World Council of churches in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is a tough, angry and satirical look at the history of Africa and its exploitation by colonialists and the so-called ”big men” of the independence era. (28:30)

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Jesus for the Non-Religious

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Jesus for the Non-Religious DVD A perfect companion piece to the bestselling author’s book of the same name, the Jesus for the Non-Religious DVD is a 68-minute distillation of Bishop Spong’s understanding of the God-presence in Christ. In this lecture, Spong explores the meaning of ‘Christ,’ images of Messiah, how Christ has been experienced through the ages, and how the divinity of Christ has its ultimate expression in a fulfilled humanity.

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Journey of Loss – .Discovery of Hope

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Weaving a unique, interfaith tapestry with stories of people who have lost loved ones and interviews from renowned clergy, therapists and counselors, this video confronts the confusion, anger and pain that come with grief. Reflecting a faith – based perspective, this production presents death as not being the end of a loved one, but another stage. It also addresses the eternal question of life after death, providing never-before filmed, gripping, reassuring and personal sensory experiences from the bereaved, describing a loved one’s presence after death. Through real-life,...

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JUDAISM: RELIGION OF A PEOPLE

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Judaism: The Religion of a People (20-28 mins; youth and adults)Shot on location in Israel, Egypt, and the United states, this video traces the history, development and practice of Judaism from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Some areas covered are the Torah, foundation of Jewish teaching and law: ancient faith; the practices of Judaism; the Holocaust; Judaism in the Middle East; the State of Israel; and Judaism in America.

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JACOB’S GIFT

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Jacob’s Gift (30 mins. all ages) Hoping to win a contest whereby the winner gets to help build the new synagogue, Jacob comes up with a great idea.  But with his father’s inn overflowing with guests, Jacob is pulled away from the project by his duties to his family.  In the end, Jacob sacrifices winning the contest to do a kindness for a family with a newborn baby and in the process learns an important lesson about giving.

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JOSHUA – JUDGES

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The two books in this study cover a period of over 200 years in the history of the area of the world usually called Palestine, today the modern state of Israel. An 8 session study on one video.

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JESUS'SUFFERING, DEATH AND RESURRECTION

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This animated video portrays the Easter story in a wonderful way to make scripture come alive.

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