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Gregory, Brad S. (Brad Stephan)

Summary: Presents lectures delivered by Brad S. Gregory on European church history from 1500 to 1650.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

6 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 270 GRE PART 1
Call number: CD 270 GRE PART 2
Call number: CD 270 GRE PART 3

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Greengrass, Mark

Summary: "This latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era. Martin...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2 GRE

Vuillard, Éric

Summary: "From the award-winning author of The Order of the Day, a powerful account of the German Peasants' War (1524-25) that shows striking parallels to class conflicts of our time. In the sixteenth century, the Protestant Reformation launched an attack on privilege and the Catholic Church, but it rapidly became an established, bourgeois authority itself. Rural laborers and the urban poor, who were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 843 VUI

Gregory, Brad S. (Brad Stephan)

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: On the 500th anniversary of the Reformation comes this compelling, illuminating, and expansive religious history that examines the complicated and unintended legacies of Martin Luther and the epochal movement that continues to shape the world today. For five centuries, Martin Luther has been lionized as an outspoken and fearless icon of change who ended the Middle Ages and heralded the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 274 GRE

Sunshine, Glenn S.

Summary: This readable, accessible narrative story of the Protestant Reformation is written for lay audiences. It is part of the popular Westminster John Knox Press Armchair series and is illustrated with memorable cartoons by Ron Hill. The chapters of the book are suitable for use in church adult education settings to provide a solid grounding in the history of the Reformation and its leading ideas....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westminster John Knox Press 2005

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White-Spunner, Barney

Summary: Berlin is as challenging a city as it is vital, and always has been since its medieval foundation as twin fishing villages. In exploring the fascinating history of this city, discover how a people as civilized and religious as the Germans could have supported the Kaiser and the Nazis as they inflicted the misery upon the entire world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 943 WHI

Summary: "The film vividly portrays key moments in Martin Luther's story. The massive lightning storm that nearly killed him, the bleak self-punishment of his time in the monastery, the corruption that unleashed his anger, the theological breakthrough that reset Christian thought, his trial before the most powerful man in Europe, the staged kidnapping that helped him escape the death penalty, and his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAR

Summary: Spain's Golden Age is recognized as the most fertile and glorious era in Spanish arts and letters. Miguel de Cervantes, Francisco de Quevedo, Calderon de la Barca, Diego Velazquez, and many others created works of enduring renown.even as their country fell into ruin. This program contrasts the marvels of the Siglo de Oro through dramatizations, film clips, artwork, and visits to important...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: From “promises to pay” on ancient Babylonian tablets to the insolvency of present-day consumerist America, this program explains the origins of credit and debt and why credit networks are central to civilization. Historian Niall Ferguson examines financial transactions recorded in cuneiform; the transition from Roman numerals to Arabic symbols for greater speed and efficiency among medieval...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Philip II ruled over Spain at its peak of world influence.and at the start of its long slide from prominence. This program depicts the life and times of this absolutist monarch through dramatizations, artwork, and maps. High-profile topics, including the Inquisition, the Armada, and the Battle of Lepanto, are presented while addressing controversies such as the imprisonment and death of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Philip II was married to Maria of Portugal, Mary I of England, Elizabeth of France, and Anna of Austria. What were the ramifications of these courtly alliances? And why did Philip imprison his heir, Don Carlos, in favor of his younger son, the future Philip III? This program discusses the convoluted royal family of Philip II. Fernando Bouza, of the Universidad Complutense Madrid and author of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program surveys the life and work of the perennially fascinating genius Leonardo da Vinci, from his birth in Tuscany to his final years in Cloux. Painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and student of anatomy, physiology, botany, architecture, hydrodynamics, aeronautics, and other disciplines, he was the quintessential "Renaissance man.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Filmed on location and divided into three sections, this program examines how civic planning was tailored to suit the varying political agendas of Republican Florence, Ducal Milan, and Ducal Florence. By taking the viewer on a detailed tour of urban plazas and buildings, including the Piazza and Palazzo della Signoria in Florence and the Castello Sforesco in Milan, the program shows how...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: 500 years ago, Martin Luther triggered a seismic upheaval that rocked the western world-with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vision Video 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD R

Summary: England, Scotland, and Ireland had been locked in all-out conflict for two years-and the largest battle was yet to come. This program looks at the period of the worst violence in the English civil war and the emergence of the king's chief nemesis, Oliver Cromwell. Dramatic reenactments filmed on location bring to life the largest battle of the war, at Marston Moor in York, and its most...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Piper, John

Summary: John Piper fires listeners' passion for the centrality and supremacy of God by unfolding Calvin's exemplary zeal for the glory of God. God rests all too lightly on the church's mind in our time. Consequently, the self-saturation of his people has made God and his glory auxiliary, and his majesty has all but disappeared from the modern evangelical world. John Calvin saw a similar thing in his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: christianaudio.com 2009

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Summary: After Columbus came the conquistadors: intrepid men who, for good and ill, have left an indelible mark on world history. This program dramatizes the conquests of Hernan Cortes and Francisco Pizarro in the Viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru, stories characterized by courage and brutality-on both sides. In addition, cultural exchanges between New World and Old and their effects over time are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Even in captivity, a king is a dangerous prisoner-as Charles I proved twice. This program follows the final, desperate throes of the English civil war, from the king's initial surrender, through his escape, to his execution and the establishment of the Protectorate under Cromwell. Along with depictions of the events, the program looks at how the debates and ideas of the English civil war...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program gives us Locke the man and the thinker. It states, explicates, and clarifies Locke's principal views by placing him in conversational settings as he returns from exile in Holland and in flashbacks with the Earl of Shaftesbury and others. Thus, what emerges is the character of Locke as well as his philosophical positions, which are explained against the political background of his...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: During the reign of Charles V, Philip II's father, Spain grew to be a truly global power. This program considers the far-flung empire that Philip first began inheriting during the final years of his father's regime: the kingdoms of Castille and Aragon, parts of Italy, lands in France, all of the Low Countries, and vast stretches of the Americas. RTVE's Salvador Pons, the director of the Felipe...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Through military action or political alliance, the hand of Philip II's father, Charles V, lay heavily upon portions of the Old World, the New World, and the Far East-but the scope of his imperialistic scheme was thwarted by the inexorable political realities of the day. This program examines Philip's reign as he exercised his vast power in the shadow of the former Holy Roman Emperor. Economist...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In the 21st-century landscape of shopping malls and skyscrapers, capitalism appears irreligious-but beneath its secular veneer lie theological principles born in the 1500s. This program examines the rise of the Protestant work ethic and the religious foundations of Western industry; it also reveals a Protestant consciousness at the heart of social activism and the opposition to extreme...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The Italian Renaissance's contributions to revolutions in architecture, art, religion, commerce, politics, and navigation are discussed in this program. The Signoria Tower, Ghiberti's Baptistry doors, and Giotto's Bell Tower exemplify innovative ideas in architecture and art; Martin Luther and John Calvin apply similar revolutionary thinking to religion; Portuguese seafarers boldly set out to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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