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Religion

Contains 15 Videos

Christian Beliefs

Christian Beliefs

Christian Life in Australia

Christianity is the most widespread religion in the world. Our young Christian presenter shares what it is like to be a Christian and some of the religion's core beliefs. This is an introductory look at Biblical accounts (Old and New Testament)...Show More
Bat Mitzvah

Bat Mitzvah

Jewish Life in Australia

In this clip we follow Naomi, a young Jewish Australian, as she prepares for her Bat Mitzvah - a Jewish coming of age ceremony. Naomi describes each of the important elements she needs to prepare herself, and we are allowed into the synagogue to...Show More
Introducing Judaism

Introducing Judaism

Jewish Life in Australia

We are introduced to Judaism with the help of two practising Jewish teenagers, Naomi and Anton, and their families as they go about everyday life. The meaning and importance of their faith as well as significant festivals, rituals and beliefs are...Show More
Holy Days

Holy Days

Jewish Life in Australia

In this clip Naomi and Anton, young Australian Jewish teenagers, share with us the rituals and history of important Jewish holy days: Passover (Pesach), Sukkot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Hanukah. This is a helpful overview for anyone who...Show More
Muslim Beliefs

Muslim Beliefs

Muslim Life in Australia

In this clip we follow Mohammed and Jasra as they share the beliefs of the Muslim religion. This short video discusses Islamic belief in Allah and his last messenger, the prophet Mohammed. We are also introduced to the Qur'an and its teachings....Show More
Rituals and Worship

Rituals and Worship

Muslim Life in Australia

Young Australians Jasra and Mohammed share their knowledge and experience of Muslim worship and rituals. They describe the five pillars of Islam including the essential practices of Shadadah, Salah, Sawen, Hajj and Zakat, and what these mean to...Show More
Rituals and Practices

Rituals and Practices

Christian Life in Australia

In this short clip, our young presenter introduces us to important Christian rituals and practices that are widely observed among most denominations. Specific rituals like communion and confirmation and important calendar dates (Christmas,...Show More
Shabbat

Shabbat

Jewish Life in Australia

Naomi and Anton are young, Australian and Jewish. They share with us the rituals and history of the holy day Shabbat. Shabbat is the Jewish day of rest which lasts from sundown on Friday to nightfall on Saturday, symbolising that God made the...Show More
Sacred Times and Places

Sacred Times and Places

Muslim Life in Australia

Follow Mohammed and Jasra, two young Muslim Australians, as they discuss the Islamic festivals of Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Asha and why they are important to the Muslim community. Next we explore sacred places including mosques, Medina,...Show More
What Is Islam?

What Is Islam?

Understanding World Religions

In this programme students take an in-depth look at Islam, the religion practiced by over one billion Muslims in countries worldwide. Students investigate the history of this religion by learning about Muhammad, the prophet whom Muslims believe...Show More
What Is Religion?

What Is Religion?

Understanding World Religions

Religions around the world have practices and beliefs that help people understand the meaning of life and give people answers to the important questions that they have about life, death and the existence of God. In this programme, students...Show More
What Is Judaism?

What Is Judaism?

Understanding World Religions

This programme provides a basis for developing respect and understanding for Judaism, a religion practiced by about 14 million Jews around the world. Aspects of the religion's history are presented, from the story of Abraham, a patriarch of the...Show More
What Is Hinduism?

What Is Hinduism?

Understanding World Religions

About 900 million people around the world practice the family of religious traditions known as Hinduism. In this programme, students learn about the history of the Hindu faith with its roots in the ancient Indus River Valley civilisation....Show More
What Is Christianity?

What Is Christianity?

Understanding World Religions

Explore the religion practices by about two billion people around the globe with this program. To gain insight into Christianity, students investigate its history and learn about Jesus, the man whose teachings provide a basis for Christianity....Show More
What Is Buddhism?

What Is Buddhism?

Understanding World Religions

Over 360 million Buddhists practice the religion of Buddhism in countries all around the world. In this programme, students take a detailed look at this religion and its rich history of over 2,500 years. Students gain insight into this religion...Show More