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Summary: This course explores six themes that every one of us has experienced or will experience: the unconquerable human spirit; youth, old age, and all that is between; romance and love; adventure and courage; laughter and irony; and patriotism.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 800 FEA
Call number: CD 800 FEA PART 1
Call number: CD 800 FEA PART 2
Call number: CD 800 FEA PART 3

Christian, David

Summary: Dr. David Christian, Professor of History at San Diego State University surveys the past at all possible scales, from conventional history, to the much larger scales of biology and geology, to the universal scales of cosmology.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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6 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 901 CHR
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 1
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 2
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 3
Call number: CD 901 CHR PART 4

Fears, J. Rufus.

Summary: Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma examines the life of Sir Winston Churchill, prime minister of Great Britain during World War II.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 CHURCHILL, WINSTON FEA

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: A survey of the American revolution, from its outbreak at Lexington and Concord in April 1775 until its close with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783 and the dispersion of the American Continental Army.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.3 GUE
Call number: CD 973.3 GUE VOL. 1
Call number: CD 973.3 GUE VOL. 2

Howard, Don

Summary: More than just a biography of Einstein's life, this course provides you with an inside look at how this brilliant thinker arrived at his various revolutionary breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 530 HOW
Call number: CD 530 HOW PART 1
Call number: CD 530 HOW PART 2

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: A series of twelve lectures examining St. Paul, his writings, and his message, presented by Luke Timothy Johnson, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: 225 JOH
Call number: CD 225 JOH

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 JOH

McInerney, Jeremy

Summary: Twenty-four lectures delivered by Professor Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania explores the life, times and impact on the ancient world of Alexander the Great. Also discussed are the culture and civilization of the Hellenistic Age.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2000

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 938 MCI
Call number: CD 938 PART 2

Messenger, Bill.

Summary: Presents an overview of jazz, its elements, and its history. Includes performances by various jazz artists.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1998

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 781.65 MES

Principe, Lawrence

Summary: Twelve 30-minute lectures by Johns Hopkins University Professor Lawrence M. Principe on the relation between science and religion from early times to the present.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 201.65 PRI

Rendsburg, Gary.

Summary: Explores the book of Genesis showing us how we might read, hear, think about--and feel--its words as an ancient Hebrew would have, allowing us to gain a new appreciation of one of the most remarkable literary compositions from the ancient world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2006

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 221 REN Part 1
Call number: CD 221 REN Part 2

Robinson, Daniel N.

Summary: Twelve lectures presenting different perspectives on consciousness.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 153 ROB

Saccio, Peter.

Summary: Introduces the plays of Shakespeare and explores the reasons why Shakespeare is the leading playwright in Western civilization.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1999

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SAC
Call number: CD 822.33 SAC PART 1
Call number: CD 822.33 SAC PART 2
Call number: CD 822.33 SAC PART 3

Satterfield, Jason M.

Summary: "Explore the methods of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and learn why it is successful and how it can be of value in your life"--Volume 1 and 2 container inserts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2015

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612.8 SAT VOL. 1
Call number: CD 612.8 SAT VOL. 2

Vandiver, Elizabeth

Summary: An introductory course on Greek and Roman mythology. Surveys some of the leading theoretical approaches to understanding myth in general and classical myth in particular.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Great Courses 2001

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 292.08 VAN
Call number: CD 292.08 VAN PART 1
Call number: CD 292.08 VAN PART 2

Vandiver, Elizabeth

Summary: Professor Vandiver makes it clear why, after almost 3,000 years, the Homeric epics remain not only among the greatest adventure stories ever told, but also two of the most compelling meditations on the human condition ever written. Questions include, why does Odysseus long so powerfully to go home? What are the limits of our freedom? Who or what shapes our actions and our ends? What holds...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 883.01 VAN
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: CD 883.01 VAN

Weil, Irwin.

Summary: Exploring the history of Russian literature from its origins through the twentieth century.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Co. 2006

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 891.709 WEI
Call number: CD 891.709 WEI PART 1
Call number: CD 891.709 WEI PART 2
Call number: CD 891.709 WEI PART 3

Cook, William R. (William Robert)

Summary: An analysis of the classic work Confessions by St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430). Includes Roman history and Christian controversries at the time and background for understanding the book. Also discusses its ongoing usefulness and how it may serve as a guide despite the obvious diffrence between Augustine's world and ours.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 270.2 COO
Call number: CD 270.2 COO PART 1
Call number: CD 270.2 COO PART 2

Eakin, Marshall C. (Marshall Craig)

Summary: Professor Marshall C. Eakin of Vanderbilt University delivers twenty-four lectures examining both the unity and diversity in the early history of the Americas. He discusses how Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas in 1492 created a collision between three distinct peoples and cultures, European, African, and Native-American, and gave birth to the distinctive identity of the Americas...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Co. 2002

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 970 EAK
Call number: CD 970 EAK PART 1
Call number: CD 970 EAK PART 2

Eckel, Malcolm David

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Summary: Twelve lectures delivered by Professor Malcolm David Eckel of Boston University in which he presents a survey of Buddhism from its origins in India to contemporary times in America. The course introduces the vitality and adaptability of Buddhism which has transformed civilizations in Asia and become a lively component of Western culture.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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Ehrman, Bart D.

Summary: Twenty-four lectures on the history and varieties of Christian doctrines in the early church.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 229.9206 EHR
Call number: CD 229.9206 EHR VOL. 1
Call number: CD 229.9206 EHR VOL. 2

Finn, John E.

Summary: First twelve of thirty-six lectures covering the institutional and interpretive foundations of the American constitutional order; the Bill of Rights; and the individual provisions of the Bill of Rights and the development of several other specific liberties. Thirteen to twenty four of thirty-six lectures covering the institutional and interpretive foundations of the American constitutional...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323 FIN
Call number: CD 323 FIN PART 1
Call number: CD 323 FIN PART 2
Call number: CD 323 FIN PART 3

Goldman, Steven L.

Summary: Professor Steven L. Goldman of Lehigh University presents 24 lectures addressing various topics pertaining to the nature of scientific knowledge and the limits of scientific theories regarding claims to truth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 509 GOL
Call number: CD 509 GOL PART 1
Call number: CD 509 GOL PART 2

Greenberg, Robert

Summary: Provides understanding of musical forms, techniques, and terms and of the reciprocal relationship of social context and musical creation, using digitally recorded music to illustrate points and examining the contributions of nearly every major western composer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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6 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 780 GRE
Call number: CD 780 GRE PART 2
Call number: CD 780 GRE PART 3
Call number: CD 780 GRE PART 4
Call number: CD 780 GRE PART 5
Call number: CD 780 GRE PART 6