Secondary Catalogue

Religion

Contains 25 Videos

The Environment

The Environment

Let's Talk about Religion

Most religions have teachings, beliefs and principles relating to the Earth and its natural environment. This programme explores various aspects of those beliefs through the eyes of followers of Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. Areas examined...Show More
Bioethics

Bioethics

Let's Talk about Religion

Perspectives on bioethics are morally and ethically complex. Even greater complexity comes into the question when the views of individuals and institutions are based on religious beliefs. With contributions from a number of religious leaders,...Show More
The Nature of God

The Nature of God

Let's Talk about Religion

What kind of god do you believe in? Can human beings get in touch with a higher power? In this programme we look at some core beliefs across the three religions of Buddhism, Islam and Christianity. Viewers are introduced to the Buddhist, Islamic...Show More
The Afterlife

The Afterlife

Let's Talk about Religion

Ever wondered what happens to you after you die? Do our actions affect what happens to us in the afterlife? This program presents comprehensive overviews of life after death from Buddhist, Muslim and Christian perspectives. Topics include...Show More
What Is Jerusalem: The Seeds of Judaism

What Is Jerusalem: The Seeds of Judaism

Oh My God!

Tevya meets a Jewish high-school film student and reveals why Jerusalem is considered the most sacred place on earth to all Jews.
What Is Jerusalem: The Seeds of Christianity

What Is Jerusalem: The Seeds of Christianity

Oh My God!

Tevya meets an Arab Christian high-school student from the West Bank and then walks in the steps of Jesus to find out why Jerusalem is considered such a sacred place to all Christians.
What Is Jerusalem: The Seeds of Islam

What Is Jerusalem: The Seeds of Islam

Oh My God!

Tevya meets a young Islamic Palestinian and reveals why Jerusalem is considered such a sacred piece of religious real estate to all Muslims.
Secularisation?

Secularisation?

Religion in Contemporary Society

This programme examines secularisation and discusses whether contemporary society is moving away from the traditional and historical view of religion or if religion and spirituality are merely changing and taking new forms
New Religious Movements

New Religious Movements

Religion in Contemporary Society

New religious movements are constantly coming into being. This programme explores how and why new religious movements begin, with a particular focus on the Unification Church.
What Is Religion?

What Is Religion?

Religion in Contemporary Society

What is religion? Religion means different things to different people. This programme looks at the different ways that social scientists examine religions, with a focus on the substantive and functional approaches to religion.
The Kendal Project: A Spiritual Revolution

The Kendal Project: A Spiritual Revolution

Between October 2000 and June 2002, a University of Lancaster study of the population of Kendal, a town near the Lakes District in the UK, revealed some fascinating trends in modern society's approach to, and practice of, religion and...Show More
Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Designed for students who are tackling the subjects of evil and suffering in relation to the existence of God this film offers examples of what could be perceived as ‘suffering’ in the world today and explores the meaning of ‘suffering’...Show More
The Sacraments

The Sacraments

What are the sacraments held within the Christian doctrine and why are they relevant to us today? This informative film seeks to define the term ‘sacrament’ and explores baptism, confirmation, The Eucharist, marriage, ordination,...Show More
Being Christian in 21st Century Australia

Being Christian in 21st Century Australia

"We live in a Christian country"... or do we? Christianity might be the religion that most Australians nominate as their faith, but what does being a Christian mean? There are many different ways in which people practise their Christian faith...Show More
Being Jewish in 21st Century Australia

Being Jewish in 21st Century Australia

This programme provides a remarkable insight into the lives of practising Jewish teenagers and their families as they go about everyday life in modern Australia. Keren Black and Anton Boroda take viewers into their homes, their Synagogue and to...Show More
Being Muslim in 21st Century Australia

Being Muslim in 21st Century Australia

Multicultural nations like Australia are home to people from many cultures and backgrounds – which means many different religions are also practiced. In Australia, Islam has grown in prominence as more people from Muslim countries make...Show More
World Religions: A Common Journey

World Religions: A Common Journey

What is religion? How does it reflect the culture in which it exists? And what functions does it serve? These are key questions asked by virtually every human culture. Those questions, and the way different religions go about revealing the...Show More
Muslims in Australia

Muslims in Australia

Take a journey and discover how deep Muslim history runs in Australia. Discover the earliest contact that dates back to the 1600s, their connection with the indigenous population, the first mosques, and the rich contribution that Muslims have...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
Muslims in Australia

Muslims in Australia

Informs the viewer about Muslims in Australia, covering their religion, different cultures the problems of fundamentalism and fanaticism common to most religions, the Afghan camel drivers and young Muslims' views on trends in the rest of modern...Show More