Christianity

Crusades: The Struggle for the Holy Lands

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A history of the Crusades, the series of wars fought by knights to defend Christianity in the Holy Land.

Crusades: The Struggle for the Holy Lands

The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt By Day (Unabridged)

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Tom Barton and his Uncle Jack live on the edge of danger, smuggling goods under the very nose of the king's searchers. Shrewd, brave, desperate at times, they make run after run across the Channel, braving rough seas, heavy winds, and a growing restlessness among their countrymen.

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The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt By Day (Unabridged)

Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity (2003)

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From the public ministry of Jesus to the legendary battles of the Crusades, examine the interwoven histories of these two distinct branches of Christianity. Although its followers were long persecuted by the Roman Empire, Christianity spread throughout the Mediterranean region and eventually became the favored religion of the Empire, following the ascension of Constantine to the Roman throne.

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Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity

Protestant Christianity (2003)

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See how the political, religious and social events of 16th-century Europe changed the course of history. Examine the context in which these factors sparked the birth of Protestant Christianity. Led by Martin Luther, this spiritual revolution gained momentum and, under the helm of other Protestant leaders, thrived and grew into new factions in Europe and North America.

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Protestant Christianity

Peter & Paul and the Christian Revolution (2002)

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Two thousand years ago, in the Roman province of Judea, Jesus was crucified by imperial troops. Thousands before him had suffered the same fate. But unlike his predecessors on the cross, Jesus did not disappear from history. Instead, his memory was kept alive by a small band of Jews—men and women who held fast to their conviction that Jesus was the Messiah.

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Peter & Paul and the Christian Revolution

Richard the Lionheart & Saladin: Holy Warriors (2005)

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This drama-documentary challenges the popular view of Richard the Lionheart and Saladin's epic clash for control of Jerusalem, using the latest research into the original Christian and Muslim ancient sources and the insight of leading experts from both East and West.

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Richard the Lionheart & Saladin: Holy Warriors

The Spread of Religions (2004)

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How do religions interact, adopt new ideas, and adapt to diverse cultures? As the missionaries, pilgrims, and converts of Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam moved around the world, the religions created change and were themselves changed.

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The Spread of Religions