Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou
This Web site, created to complement an American Museum of Natural History exhibition, offers insight into how Vodou reflects the history of Haiti's people, whose ancestors were brought from Africa to the Caribbean in bondage.
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The Victoria and Albert Museum's 'Sacred Spaces' exhibition
There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false delusion completely out of place. However, religion still arouses passion and causes controversy; it controls and transforms lives. An informed understanding of the contemporary world thus requires an appreciation of the role of religion in shaping ideas, world-views and actions that have an impact on the social as well as on the personal life of the i
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Lecture 5: William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt
David Brown on "William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt". William Froude was born in 1810, and in 1861 published the first theory of ship rolling. This led to studies of powering. Using models he showed that there was no one ideal form and models tested at the corresponding speed could predict accurately the performance of ships; the basis of all later tank testing.
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Hindu website : the sacred scriptures of Hinduism
The Sacred Scriptures of Hinduism Web page provides English texts of the Hindu holy writings, including: the Rig Veda; the Ramayana; the Mahabharata; the Bhagvad-Gita; and the Laws of Manu. Also available is an electronic version of Surendranath Dasgupta's 1922 work 'A History of Indian Philosophy'. The site is a part of the much larger Hindu Website, which offers a variety of resources on Hinduism and other eastern religions, including separate sections providing more detailed information on th
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Sinful Cretans and Sacred Groves
Landon Newby talks to Fellow and Teacher of Classics Dr Rebecca Armstrong about her work on the Greek myths of sexual deviancy of Pasiphae, Ariadne and Phaedra and their adaptations in Roman literature.
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Unsilencing the Sacred Self: the Music of Communication with the Divine
Politics, international relations, foreign policy, religion, language, poetry, literature, peace, warfare, music, musician, philosophy, education, academia, art, authors, spirituality, unity, conflict, leadership, emotion, mind, history, expressionism, po
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Darwin's Sacred Cause: race, slavery and the quest for human origins
Evolutionary biologist and journalist Olivia Judson in conversation with Adrian Desmond and James Moore, co-authors of a groundbreaking re-evaluation of Darwin's science and ideas
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Lecture 5: William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt
David Brown on "William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt". William Froude was born in 1810, and in 1861 published the first theory of ship rolling. This led to studies of powering. Using models he showed that there was no one ideal form and models tested at the corresponding speed could predict accurately the performance of ships; the basis of all later tank testing.
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Sinful Cretans and Sacred Groves
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Calendars Through the Ages
This exhibit looks at the astronomical basis of calendars, the history of our (Gregorian) calendar, and when various countries moved from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar. Learn about Leap Year, the solar cycle, equinoxes and solstices.
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Is There a Sacred Architecture?
Presented at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut on Thursday, March 4, 2010 by Professor Duncan G. Stroik, AIA. The Hesburgh Alumni Lecture.
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The Berkley Center Lectures: Islam and Democracy (with Tariq Ramadan)
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The Berkley Center Lectures: Muslim Minorities in Western Europe (with Tariq Ramadan)
Tariq Ramadan, professor of Theology at Oxford University, discusses Muslim minorities in Western Europe.
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The Berkley Center Lectures: Catholic-Muslim Relations (with Tariq Ramadan)
Tariq Ramadan, professor of Theology at Oxford University, discusses Catholic-Muslim relations.
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Muslims Today: A Radical Reform: Tariq Ramadan with John Esposito
Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan joined John L. Esposito in a conversation exploring the challenges of confronting the status quo and promoting radical reform in Islam and the Muslim world.
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Afghanistan's Religious Landscape: Politicizing the Sacred (with Kristian Berg Harpviken)
Afghanistan?s thirty years of war have seen the gradual and heavy politicization of religion, transforming the lanscape of religious authority, political process, and the Afghan statebuilding project.
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Muslims Today: A Radical Reform: Tariq Ramadan with John Esposito
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Afghanistan's Religious Landscape: Politicizing the Sacred (with Kristian Berg Harpviken)
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Calendars Through the Ages
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Conversations with History - Tariq Ramadan
Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Oxford University Professor Tariq Ramadan for a discussion of his new book, "What I Believe." Reflecting on the formative experiences of his life, Professor Ramadan traces the influence of his family, his education in Western philosophy and Islamic studies, and the impact of his different careers including high school principal, philosopher, and Islamic scholar. He explains what it means to be a religious reformer and characterizes his work as a bridge
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