Philosophy & Religion


New! Anti-Zionism Is the New Anti-Semitism: A Debate 83 min.

Anti-Semitism, or hostility to Jews, has pervaded many parts of the world to varying degrees for centuries. When attacks on Jews turned violent in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, some Jews formed a movement, known as Zionism, to create a separate homeland for the Jewish people. After the Holocaust resulted in the murder of 6 million Jews during World War II (1939–45), Zionists founded the...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Closer to the Divine 55 min.

From Angkor Wat in Cambodia to Al Aqsa in Jerusalem and the Shaolin Temple in China, see how our great places of worship are sites of powerful spiritual significance and human drama.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

Earth's Sacred Wonders 180 min.

Many of the world’s best-known landmarks have been inspired by faith and today more worshippers than ever are flocking to these sacred places. For some, they’re sanctuaries for quiet contemplation. For others, they’re sites for astonishing acts of worship, dangerous challenges and extraordinary deeds of devotion. Discover what people do for faith in some of the most sacred places on Earth.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020

House of the Divine 55 min.

Discover what people do for faith in some of the most stunning sacred places on Earth, from the Great Mosque of Djenné in Mali to Japan’s Nachi waterfall and the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York.

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Visions of the Divine 55 min.

From the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to Boudhanath stupa in Nepal, and Lalish in Iraq, discover what people do for faith in some of the most sacred places on Earth.

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The Holy Relics: The Quest 53 min.

For centuries, researchers, historians, and enthusiasts have been hunting relics—garments, wood, nails, even blood—as proof of the existence of Jesus Christ. This program combines archaeology, history, and mysticism to investigate the mysteries and controversies surrounding those relics. Tracing the paths of the most famous relics, the program questions the authenticity of these relics and what th...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Alternate Endings: 6 New Ways to Die in America 68 min.

Directed and produced by Perri Peltz and Matthew O’Neill (HBO’s Axios), Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America offers a fascinating look at the varied ways Americans are choosing to celebrate life as it comes to an end. With attitudes about death and end-of-life choices rapidly changing, 2018 saw the first time more Americans chose cremation over more expensive burials, disrupting the $...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Faith Leaders as First and Second Responders 24 min.

Cantor Michael Shochet is a Senior Clergy at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, VA. Before he was ordained, he was a police officer in Baltimore where he experienced the trauma of having his partner shot in front of him. Today, in addition to serving his congregation, he also leads the Police Chaplain unit for Fairfax County, VA. He has been on call during such traumas as the Pentagon terror att...

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Healing the Healers 100 min.

This series aims to support clergy, laity, social workers, first responders, and other spiritual care providers facing community-level trauma. Accompanied by written reflections and discussion guides written by scholars, clergy, and other experts, it provides insights into dealing with trauma in the short and long term, learning from trauma, and mourning and grief.

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Heartbreak and Hope 20 Years After Tragedy 18 min.

Father Basil O’Sullivan is the parish priest in Dunblane, Scotland. In 1996, this was the site of a primary school shooting that killed sixteen children and one teacher. It remains the deadliest mass shooting in Great Britain thus far. Father O’Sullivan got in touch with the Sandy Hook community after the shooting. Here, he talks with Reverend Crebbin about his experience as a faith leader, Dunbla...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019