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TIPI TALES Collection 5

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 6

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 7

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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SEARCH FOR JESUS: Peter Jennings Reporting

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The Search for Jesus  (87 mins) What traces might Jesus have left in the arid lands he once called home?  In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings engages a group of religious experts in an exchange of ideas as controversial as they are fascinating.  James Strange, a Baptist minister and archaeologist digging in the Galilee; Dominic Crossan, a former monk with a fiercely political image of Jesus; Hanan Eschel, a Jewish archaeologist who views the ancient Holy Land as something akin to 1960’s Berkeley; and the Reverend Thomas Wright, a canon theologian who supports traditional and...

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FRIENDS OF KWAN MING

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Friends of Kwan Ming Kwan Ming makes three friends on his journey from China to the New World. Once the men arrive, they all look for work but find nothing. When opportunities finally arise, Kwan Ming lets his friends have the best jobs: tailor, shoemaker and baker. Kwan takes a lowly position as helper to a mean store owner. His cruel boss makes three impossible demands: that Kwan Ming find him a woolen suit that never tears, boots that never wear out and bread that won’t go stale. Kwan Ming’s generosity of spirit pays off when his friends come to his aid.

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BEYOND BORDERS: ARAB FEMINISTS TALK ABOUT THEIR LIVES

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Beyond Borders: Arab Women talk about their lives, East and West(Some sub-titles)Though the promise of women’s equality inspired by national liberation movements in the 1950s and ’60s never really materialized, Arab women have not given up their struggle.Four years after the Gulf War, director Jennifer Kawaja followed a delegation of Arab women activists as they toured the United States. Gathering on college campuses, in church basements and at the UN, they speak passionately and eloquently, sensitizing North Americans to Arab feminism and the effects of US foreign policy.From...

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DARE TO CHANGE (DVD) (Parts I & II) Changing Demographics and the Church

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Shifts in demographics, cultural changes, and generational differences all effect how the church carries out its mission as an institution. These programs look at some thriving United Church congregations in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Richmond, British Columbia, Whitby, Brampton and Toronto, Ontario, as well as Calgary, Alberta, who are all finding their own vision and mission. Includes interviews with Anne Martin about a book for small group ministries, with Jim McKibbon who talks about demographic trends and the church in the future, and with Vince Alfano of the Toronto United Church...

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NO DISTANCE BETWEEN US

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This video, produced through the Progressive Muslim Association of Ontario, the Durham School Board, and Durham Police Force explores issues and stereotypes that we are confronted with in our everyday lives. A group consisting of Christians and Muslims, lay and clerics, police and teachers, as well as youth, guide us through sections on aspects of Islam including jihad, the role of women; racism and societal responses. Each section can be used separately for discussion.

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 2: Nestor Median)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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