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Empire DVD (Spirit Connection: December 2, 2007)

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“”Empire”” (SC, Dec. 2, 2007) introduces empire and responses to it through the work of partners in Colombia, a national youth gathering, and an interview with theologian/activist Ched Meyers. The specter of empire is so subtle that we often fail to recognize it in our lives. But for a group of young people in Canada and those who live on the margins in Colombia, the manifestations of empire are clearly visible, and they are actively resisting, but can they be successful?

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  • KIT

Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome, and the Kingdom of God (with print)

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Join preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on location in Turkey as they trace the Apostle Paul’s footsteps throughout the Roman Empire. This 12-session DVD and web-based study explores fresh insights into Paul’s message of the Kingdom of God, its challenge to Roman imperial theology, and the apostle’s radical relevance for today. Participant Guide written by John Dominic Crossan. Filmed in High-Definition across Turkey, Greece, and Italy.

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EXPERIENCING THE HEART OF CHRISTIANITY- BOOK / DVD

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A companion to the bestselling book by Marcus Borg (Heart of Christianity), this 12-session experiential program will enable you to engage the issues that lie at the heart of Christianity today. Delve into such topics as the Bible, God, Jesus, sin, and how to live in a multi-faith, pluristic society. This printed guide will guide you through these complicated issues using ritual and activities that honor a variety of learning styles. This complete program guide for leaders includes detailed session outlines. The DVD provides a 12-part mini course for leaders plus six clips of Marcus Borg...

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ELBOW ROOM / DISTANCES

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The ShowPeace series is comprised of short animated films without words designed as flexible tools to explore conflict resolution. Young children to senior executives can identify with the characters, and gain insight into how to deal creatively with conflict and anger at school, at home, in the workplace, and in their communities. Elbow Room You don’t choose to sit next to someone who spurts ink on your face, talks loudly on the phone and plays irritating music, but in the workplace you have no choice. Or do you? This short animated film presents quirky characters who deftly...

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EAST TIMOR: BIRTH OF A NATION

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East Timor: Birth of a Nation; a production of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. From the video jacket: After 500 years of foreign rule, first by Portugal, then by Japan during WWII, and then by Indonesia for the past 25 years, finally the East Timorese can proudly say they have a constitution: they have a national parliament: they have a government, diplomatic relations with other countries; they can engage in normal trade with the rest of the world, and be part of the international community. For a small nation that not too many people believed could be free, a...

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ENDING OCCUPATION: VOICES FOR A JUST PEACE

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Ending Occupation: Voices for a Just PeaceThe Palestinian-Israeli conflict is one of the most sensitive, emotive, and tragic conflicts shaking the world today. In this video, local Christian and other religious leaders, and Palestinian and Israeli human rights activists outline the root causes of violence in the region and the opportunities for a just peace. This video is an invitation to all WCC member churches and ecumenical partners to join the ecumenical campaign to End the illegal occupation of Palestine: Support a just peace in the Middle East, launched by the WCC Central Committee in...

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EDDIE'S FIRST CHRISTMAS

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The story of an ordinary man of faith and an orphaned pup. When the elaborate plans of friends overshadow Eddie’s own plans, his enthusiasm fades. Ben leads Eddie to the manger where they find the true meaning of Christmas.

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EVERY TENTH WOMAN

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Features interviews with four women from varying lifestyles who have had mastectomies. This frank and candid approach offers a valuable learning tool for all women and their partners.

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EDDIE’S FIRST CHRISTMAS

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The story of an ordinary man of faith and an orphaned pup. When the elaborate plans of friends overshadow Eddie’s own plans, his enthusiasm fades. Ben leads Eddie to the manger where they find the true meaning of Christmas.

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