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Morrison, Toni

Summary: The source of self-regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark. It is divided into three parts: the first is introduced by a powerful prayer for the dead of 9/11; the second by a searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr., and the last by a heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin. In the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814 MOR

Armstrong, Dorsey

Summary: "Between the fall of the Roman Empire and the brief, brilliant cultural phenomenon we call the Renaissance lay the Middle Ages-- fully 1,000 years of artistic, philosophical, political, and religious turmoil and treasures. This course offers an interdisciplinary look at medieval society and culture, with an emphasis on literature, the arts, and the tumultuous historical forces at work from A.D....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

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4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 909 ARM
Call number: CD 909 ARM PART 1
Call number: CD 909 ARM PART 2
Call number: CD 909 ARM PART 3

Summary: "Great speeches can inform, inspire, and move people to do great things. This book introduces 12 famous and meaningful speeches. The speakers include Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, and other important leaders from around the globe. Such a diverse collection of speeches will open your eyes and ears to the power of the spoken word"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Teacher Created Materials 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.85 SIP

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

Fridson, Martin S.

Summary: Learn the key money-making strategies of the super-wealthy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 330.1 FRI

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

Meyer, Joyce

Summary: "Find out how peace, prosperity, and victory are gained and maintained through our relationship with Christ"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Joyce Meyer Ministries 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 248 MEY

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

Reiner, Carl

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: New Millennium Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REINER, CARL REI

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

Tuma, Refe.

Summary: You might have noticed weird things happening in your house. Unexplainable messes. Food all over the kitchen floor. Who could the culprits be? Dinosaurs! Boasting bright and hilarious photographs, along with a story written from the point of view of an older, wiser sibling, Refe and Susan Tuma's board book documents a very messy adventure that shows just what the dinosaurs did last night.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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

Zinn, Howard

Summary: "The role of artists, writers, poets, actors, and musicians have an enormous impact on society. Because of the special place they occupy in people's hearts and minds their influence is central. Artists shine light into the dark crevices of the human psyche. They question, nudge and agitate ... In times of crisis and war, great artists provide comfort, hope, inspiration and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: AK Press 2002

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA Zin

Contents: Dap walk (Ernie and the Top Notes Inc.)(3:05) -- Let's go (it's summertime) (James Reese and the Progressions)(2:45) -- Trespasser (Bad Medicine)(5:48) -- The Funky 16 corners (Highlighters Band)(5:17) -- The kick (The Rhythm Machine)(6:20) -- What about you (in the world today) (Go Real Artists)(2:51) -- The dump (Soul Vibrations)(2:40) -- Jody's freeze (James Reese and the Progressions)(2:55)...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Stones Throw Records 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RHYTHM AND BLUES FUN