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Tapia, Luis Florencio

Overview
Works: 20 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 3,672 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Classifications: BL80.2, 294.3
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Most widely held works by Luis Florencio Tapia
Buddhism by Stephen Kopels( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddhism: Discover the history behind the philosophy that has led millions of followers on a quest for spiritual enlightenment. Through the epic story of Siddhartha Gotama, learn why Buddhists believe the key to "Nirvana" lies within themselves, accessible through thoughtful meditation and prayer. From its origins in central Asia, see how different Asian cultures have adapted the teachings of Buddha over time--from the Mahayana Buddhists of China and Korea to the Dalai Lama and the Buddhists of Tibet. -- provided by publisher
Islam by Candace Corrigan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Islam as one of the great monolithic world religions. Explores the wealth of cultural contributions of the Islamic world
Hinduism by J. P Peach( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of Hinduism, and its capacity to integrate the new with the old, as one of the world's oldest and largest religions
Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity by Gene Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interwoven branches of Orthodox and Roman Catholic Christianity
Protestant Christianity by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protestant Christianity: See how the political, religious and social events of 16th-century Europe changed the course of history. Examine the context in which these factors sparked the birth of Protestant Christianity, whose new doctrines and practices were formulated in reaction to the Roman Catholic Church. Led by Martin Luther, this spiritual revolution gained momentum and, under the helm of other Protestant leaders, thrived and grew into new factions in Europe and North America. Viewers will explore the numerous denominations that developed over the centuries, including Baptists, Calvinists, Mennonites, Presbyterians, Puritans and Quakers. Discover the common ideas shared by most Protestant Christian denominations, despite the wide range of ceremonial practices and rituals across affiliations. -- provided by publisher
Confucianism & Taoism by Stephen Kopels( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the two Chinese spiritual movements of Confucianism and Taoism, which focus inward on human behavior and thought. Traces the lives of Confucius and Lao-Tzu
Judaism( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Judaism: One of the world's oldest surviving religions, Judaism is both a theology and a way of life for over 12 million followers in the world today. The first religion to be founded upon the principle of monotheism, Judaism has survived despite persecution against its people throughout the ages. Trace the history of Jewish culture, from Abraham's covenant with God to the Exile of the Jews from the Holy Land by Roman conquerors. Examine the sacred texts and various holidays while exploring the two centers of Jewish life--the synagogue and the home.' -- provided by publisher
Shinto( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the rituals and ceremonies of Japan's Shinto, which is rooted in mythology and folk rituals
Native American spirituality( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the spiritual heritage of Native Americans, and shows how beliefs changed as their societies evolved
African and African-American religions by Elizabeth Coker( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the cultural diversity of Africa through its many religions. Shows how shared elements of various customs serve as unifying threads across tribes, centuries, and continents
Judaism by Gene Smith( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism, one of the world's oldest surviving religions, is both a theology and a way of life. Despite persecution of its followers, it has survived as the first religion to be founded upon the principle of monotheism
Ancient religions of the Mediterranean by Candace Corrigan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the spiritual history of the Mediterranean region, including the religions of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome
Religions of small societies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the religious rituals and myths of many small groups of indigenous people living around the world
Catholicism( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history and beliefs of Buddhism through documentary film, recreations, and interviews with specialists
Protestant Christianity( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the Protestant churches, which developed in Europe in response to the Roman Catholic Church. Explores the denominations that have developed over the centuries, including Baptists, Calvinists, Mennonites, Presbyterians, Puritans and Quakers
Religions of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers insights into the striking similarities and vast differences among the world's major religions as well as the unique perspective of its many individual cultures. Each episode presents a fresh look at the history of our world through the eyes of religion as well as an in-depth look at religion's role in creating cultural diversity"--Container
Religions of the world this six-part series offers insights into the striking similarities and vast differences among the world's major religions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the cultural diversity of Africa through its many religions. Shows how shared elements of various customs serve as unifying threads across tribes, centuries, and continents
Religions of the world: Judaism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Judaism, one of the world's oldest surviving religions, is both a theology and a way of life. Despite persecution of its followers, it has survived as the first religion to be founded upon the principle of monotheism
Religions of the world : Buddhism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the history of Buddhism, from its origins in central Asia, to its influence in various Asian cultures
Native American spirituality by Peter Randall Lippman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Using archival footage, artefacts, and interviews, gives a broad history of Native American spirituality, and shows how beliefs changed as societies evolve. Starting with the Amerinds, who came from Asia as far back as 9000 B.C.E., the program proposes that the environment affected this society's culture and spiritual life, and then its mode of economy. Looks at how animism (worship of animals) in hunting and gathering societies shifted to harvest rituals as groups became more agrarian. Explores customs and rituals of the Inuit, Iroquois, Maya, Aztec and other societies
 
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English (49)