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Saey, Nicole

Overview
Works: 65 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 1,193 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Film editor, Director
Classifications: BP189.2, 297
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Publications about Nicole Saey
Publications by Nicole Saey
Most widely held works by Nicole Saey
Dervishes, lovers of God ( visu )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Describes the Dervishes and the dance they have created called the Sama. Tells how these Muslim monks seek complete union with God as they transfix their bodies to reach mystic ecstasy
Shiites, followers of Ali ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
"The first dissidence within Islam, Shiism had been opposed to the authority of the Sunni caliphs and more generally to power of any kind"--Original container
Nestorians and Syrians-- primitive Christian churches ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Examines the Nestorian and Syrian Christian churches. Beginning in Mesopotamia and Persia, these churches later spread as far as India and even to China. Shows how these churches, cut off from the West, developed in seclusion and today seem to be the living testimony of an archaic Christianity
A secret order, the Druzes ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Describes the religious beliefs and practices of the Druzes and depicts some of their rituals and customs
From Jerusalem to Mecca ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Traces the journey which Abraham, the first of the prophets, made some 4,000 years ago from Jerusalem to Mecca
Sunnis and the prohibited Mecca ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Examines the Sunnis of Arabia, the guardians of orthodoxy and of the Kaaba. Describes the rites of hadj where 2 million pilgrims descend upon Mecca for several days
Hassidim, from ghettos to Zion ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Looks at the faith and rituals of the Hassidim, and examines the historical and ethnic context in which this group has flourished. The Hassidim are presented as loving and zealous people, living within a close community. Includes scenes showing male infant circumcision, and the sacrifice of a lamb
Eastern Orthodox, heirs of Byzantium ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Describes the Eastern Orthodox who hold a dominant position at the Holy Secpulchre. Tells how each year Greek pilgrims invade Jerusalem during Easter week
A Biblical sect, the Samaritans ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Examines the Samaritans who for 3,000 years have refused to acknowledge the primacy of Jerusalem. Tells how they still honor the traditions of the Hebrews of the time of Moses
Maronites between flower and gun ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Provides an historical approach to an understanding of the Maronite sect originating around Mount Lebanon. Rejected by Islam, persecuted by Byzantium, and accused of heresy by the Roman Catholic Church for their monotheistic belief, but remaining faithful to Catholic dogma, they are portrayed as the founders of Lebanon and a leading Christian influence in the region over the centuries. Some of the religious and ancient pagan rituals of the region are depicted
Armenian diaspora ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Describes the Armenian Christians and the Egyptian Copts. Tells how Armenia was the first land to make Christianity a state religion and how the Armenian Christians set up their own independent and national church
From Mesopotamia to the Promised Land ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Traces the journey which Abraham, the first of the prophets, made some 4,000 years ago from Ur in Mesopotamia to Jerusalem in the Promised Land. Examines the religious diversity of the region, including looks at Christian sects in Turkey, Yezidis, Sufis, etc
Abyssinians, sons of Solomon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Tells how Juda and Byzantium gave birth to the Abyssinian Church. Describes the sacred dances of the deacons which were inspired by those of David and are supposed to have been introduced following a visit by the Queen of Sheba to Solomon 3,000 years ago
Shiites, followers of Ali by Nicole Saey( visu )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Describes the beliefs and depicts the activities of a minority among the Muslim groups, the Shiites, in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. Contrasts their beliefs with those of the more numerous Sunnis
Today-- Sunnis and the prohibited Mecca ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Guardian of orthodoxy, the Sunnis of Arabia are also guardians of the Kaaba, religious pole of Islam in Mecca. Every year, two million pilgrims walking in procession carry out for several days the rites of Hadj. This area is prohibited to all non-Moslims"--Container
The sons of Abraham by Paul-Jacques Callebaut( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Armenians, from St. Gregory ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Provides an historical survey of the Armenian Church which, along with the Greek Orthodox Christians, has been the oldest Christian sect and describes their exodus from their lands of origin to Turkey, Jerusalem, and Lebanon. Portrays their secular and religious practices
Today- Hassidim, from ghettos to Zion ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
These strict followers of Judaism comply totally with the precepts of the Torah. Their activity is entirely devoted to the study of scriptures and to prayers
Les derviches, amoureux de Dieux [sic] ( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Today- Shiites, followers of Ali ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The first split within Islam came when the Shiites maintained that Ali, Mohammed's cousin and son-in-law was the true successor of the prophet
 
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English (38)
French (2)
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