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Religious Education

"It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing", D H Lawrence

Animated World Faiths DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning - Espresso Education
Animated World Faiths tells the stories of the world's major faiths and their founders. Gloriously animated in studios in India, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and UK, these programmes were devised by a team of the world's best children's television producers. Curriculum Connections: Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Other world faiths, Revelation of God, The Christian Church. Contains 10 x 15 minute programmes: Moses and the Passover Meal, The life of Christ, The Life of the Buddha, The Way of the Buddha, The life of Confucius, The Childhood of Krishna, The Ramayana, The Life of Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), The Conference of the Birds, The Life of Guru Nanak. FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.
Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 2
Age range: 7-11

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Life Stories & Creation Stories DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning - Espresso Education
This compilation of 10 programmes consists of two series, the first series, Life Stories, looks at the age-old question of 'How did the World Begin'? - from the religious and secular perspectives. The second series, Creation Stories, considers personal responses to major human and religious issues. Curriculum coverage: Other World Faiths, Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Christianity. This single DVD contains 10 x 15 minute programmes: Life Stories - (1) Beginnings, (2) Me and You, (3) It's Not Fair, (4) What's the Difference? (5) Endings. Creation Stories - (1) Christianity, (2) Hinduism, (3) Islam, (4) Buddhism, (5) As Science Sees It. Benefits and Features: DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, Can be used via computer or DVD player and ideal for use with an interactive whiteboard, Fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need, PC and Mac compatible. FREE PREVIEW: this DVD is available on 14 day FREE PREVIEW, simply click the option below - an invoice will be issued for any items retained after this time.
Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 2
Age range: 7-11
ISBN: 9781847050038

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Oxford Biblical Studies

Oxford Biblical Studies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The most respected and authoritative biblical reference titles now online. Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides unrivalled access to six essential Oxford editions of the Bible alongside commentary and annotations from study Bibles seamlessly combined with reference material and primary texts.

Core content includes: the Oxford Study Bible, New Oxford Annotated Bible 3/e, Jewish Study Bible, Catholic Study Bible 2/e, Access Study Bible with Apocrypha, and the Authorized King James Bible with Apocrypha. Reference, texts and commentaries include Barton: Oxford Bible Commentary, Metzger & Coogan: Oxford Companion to the Bible, Rogerson & Lieu: Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies, Coogan: Oxford History of the Biblical World, Browning: Oxford Dictionary of the Bible, Meyers: Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, Schiffman & VanderKam: Encyclopedia of Dead Sea Scrolls , Sparks: The Apocryphal Old Testament, Elliott: The Apocryphal New Testament and McKenzie: How to Read the Bible.

Nearly 5,000 A-Z articles, from Abel to Zion, including exclusive content from the forthcoming Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Bible (2011), integrated with chapter-based scholarly works. Maps and illustrations. Interactive timelines and bibliography. Tools and resources are available to aid research at any level. Regularly updated every six months to include new content and functionality.

Excellent functionality and extensive links. Search and browse options allow users to quick search all content simultaneously or to focus on a single type of reference content such as subject articles; chapters; biographies; images; maps; charts; or Bible study. Navigate back and forth between standard reference material and Bible text. Highlight any term within biblical verse and automatically run a quick search. Easily and quickly compare commentaries and texts of multiple bible versions. Extensive cross-searching provides users with access to related content in book, chapters, verse, primary texts, A-Z articles, and biblical text. Entries from Kohlenberger's Concise Concordance to the NRSV and New American Bible Concise Concordance can be viewed with the text of corresponding bibles for study and comparison.

An expanding range of carefully selected links to external websites facilitate further research. User-friendly print formats. Subscriber services include: Extensive online help and excellent customer and technical support. Detailed usage statistics allow you to track how often your users are accessing Oxford Biblical Studies Online. OpenURL compliance allows users to query their library catalogue with bibliographic information.

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Key stage: 4
Age range: 14-16+

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Oxford Bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects. Now offering a rapidly expanding range of subject areas and on-going enhancements to the site, Oxford Bibliographies is reaching more scholars and students than ever before, increasing productivity, saving time, and elevating the quality of research.

Key Features:
Selective: Expert recommendations on the best works available in each discipline - whether it be a chapter, a book, a journal article, a website, an archive, or data set - streamline the research process
Credible: Each subject area is overseen by an Editor in Chief, an Editorial Board, and peer reviewers, ensuring a balanced perspective with scholarly accuracy, authority, and objectivity
Original Scholarly Content: Each article includes an introduction written by a top scholar in the field, with original commentary and annotations by top scholars, making it an authoritative guide to the current scholarship
Seamless Pathways: Intuitive linking and discoverability tools help users quickly locate full text content to prevent dead ends
Customization: Oxford Bibliographies personalization allows you to sign in to create a personalized list of citations with your own notes and annotations
Up to Date and Expanding: A robust updating program keeps researchers informed of advances in their field
Discoverability: MARC 21 records available at the subject and article level; Open URL and full-text DOIs seamlessly link citations to the library's catalog increasing discoverability and usage of library resources

Modules currently available:
African Studies, American Literature, Anthropology, Atlantic History, Biblical Studies, British & Irish Literature, Buddhism, Childhood Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Ecology, Education, Geography, Hinduism, International Law, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Latino Studies, Linguistics, Management, Medieval Studies, Military History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Renaissance & Reformation, Social Work, Sociology, Victorian, Literature.

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Oxford Handbooks

Oxford Handbooks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world's leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate. The Oxford Handbooks are one of the most successful and cited series within scholarly publishing, containing in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field and for the first time, the entire collection of work across 14 subject areas is available here:

Archaeology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion.

Features:
Discover classic works of scholarship, together with newly-published works, across 14 subject areas
Jumpstart research with authoritative guides to the scholarship that defines the field
Expand research in cutting-edge topics with online-first and online-only scholarly review articles commissioned by an Editor in Chief and Board of subject experts
Oxford Scholarship subscribers can link from Oxford Handbooks Online.

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Oxford Scholarly Editions

Oxford Scholarly Editions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

'This is a game-changing online file that surpasses the equivalent print editions and is recommended for serious scholarship in the humanities ...'

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) are the cornerstones of humanities scholarship, and Oxford University Press's list is unparalleled in breadth and quality.

Provides access to more than 750 scholarly editions of material written between 1485 and 1837, plus Classical Latin poetry, history, and drama. Currently includes all of Shakespeare's plays, the complete works of Jane Austen, Ovid, and Virgil, the poetry of John Donne and much more.

The collection is set to grow into a massive virtual library, ultimately including the entirety of Oxford's distinguished list of authoritative scholarly editions, from the Oxford Classical Texts to the Romantic poets and from medieval Latin chronicles to the twentieth century.

By publishing these texts online, OSEO makes highly sought after editions more accessible, searchable, and interconnected than ever before.

Overseen by a prestigious editorial board of prominent academics, led by Michael F. Suarez, S.J. (Director of the Rare Book School at University of Virginia) , ensuring the highest editorial standards. Unlocking texts with OSEO, users can...

- Browse each text's editor's record of important variations, and interpretative and explanatory notes directly alongisde the text
- Be assured of authoritative and reliable content with scholarly accreditation
- Utilize excellent searching and linking facilities
- Access editions anywhere, anytime - teach a class across the world knowing everyone is using the same, trusted edition

OSEO will grow into a massive virtual library, with new content added in chronological steps until ultimately it will include all of Oxford's distinguished list of authoritative scholarly editions, from the Oxford Classical Texts to the Romantic poets, and from medieval Latin chronicles to the twentieth century.

Readership: Academics, postgraduates, undergraduates working primarily in the fields of English Literature, Philosophy, History, and Religion.

"This is a game-changing online file that surpasses the equivalent print editions and is recommended for serious scholarship in the humanities everywhere." - Cheryl LaGuardia, Library Journal

"These digitized scholarly editions are not intended to eclipse the print volumes. Indeed, one can well imagine working with the print and electronic formats in concert. What this new version does confer is a whole new level of discoverability." - J. Millhorn, Northern Illinois University, Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries (Editors' Picks)

"Authoritative sourcing is critical in humanities scholarship, and few institutions in the world are more respected than Oxford University" - Barbara Quint, Information Today

"Such editions have the familiar advantages of being able to search across a large corpus of material as well as notes which can be viewed alongside the text rather than tucked away at the end of a printed book." - Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education

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The following Modules are available:
Renaissance: Drama, Poetry and Prose
Shakespeare
Early 17th Century: Drama, Poetry and Prose
Restoration: Drama, Poetry and Prose
18th Century: Drama, Poetry and Prose
Romantics: Drama, Poetry and Prose
Latin: Drama, History and Poetry

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Oxford Scholarship

Oxford Scholarship

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Combines excellence with innovation, a unique and invaluable tool for both teaching and research. The most important scholarly books that Oxford University Press publishers in the humanities and social sciences are now accessible online for a one-time purchase fee or by annual subscription.

The following subject modules are available: Biology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, History, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Music.

Special features make research easier and results more relevant. Oxford has commissioned keywords, book and chapter abstract for each work. Vast majority are written by the original author, alongside journal abstracts through a variety of online services. Reference linking from bibliographies and footnotes to available online content, such as journals from wide range of publishers, helps scholars and students discover new resources. Classic works of scholarship and newly published works are more accessible than ever before, making this a unique and invaluable research tool for scholars and students. Includes: full text of 1000+ carefully selected titles, 250,000+ book pages, 100+ million words, with at least 200 new books added each year. Each book has to be approved by a board of leading academics from Oxford University.

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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- Arts & Humanities including: History, Literature, Philosopy, Religion, Music
- Science & Mathematics including: Physics, Psychology
- Social Science including: Politics
- Law
- Medicine & Health

Brilliant benefits for all kinds of users. Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just avidly curious, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research. Includes Reading Guides and Videos.

Benefits for students: Consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular topic or subject. Use comprehensive interlinking with other Oxford online resources, enhancing journeys from
introductory material to advanced content. Remotely access the resource from anywhere and at any time-read and research on-the-go.

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World Faiths DVD

Publisher: 4 Learning - Espresso Education

This new compilation presents two of Channel 4's most popular religious education series concerned with predominant world faith. It gives an insight into the diverse forms of religious practice around the world, as well as showing how faiths address some of the major personal, social and environmental issues of our age. Curriculum connections: Supports agreed syllabuses and curricula for RE in the UK, Explores the world's major faiths, Examines different moral and ethical perspectives, Religious festivals and ceremonies.

WORLD FAITHS - Age 11-16. World of Faith explores the traditions, cultures and beliefs of religious communities all over the world. A broad variety of faiths are explored through a human perspective by focusing on a family and in particular, a young person whose life is interconnected with the religious theme being explored. There are moments of private reflection and personal religious experience, contrasted with highly visual coverage of the celebration of religious festivals and ceremonies. The series is supported by online programme notes as well as an embedded Study Guide, featuring programme outlines, vocabulary lists, and student activities. 10 x 14 minute programmes. 1. Elephant God; Hinduism. 2. Bar Mitzvah Boys; Judaism. 3. Making of a Monk; Buddhism. 4. Flowers in May; Roman Catholicism. 5. Russian Rites; Russian Orthodox. 6. Caribbean Christmas; Pentecostalism. 7. Sacrifice to Allah; Islam. 8. The Golden Temple; Sikhism. 9. Living in the Dreamtime; Animism. 10. Faith in the Future; Multi faith Britain. Curriculum connections: Historical interpretations of key events, Political, cultural, social and economic perspectives; Modern studies.

FAITH IN ACTION - Age 14-16. These 5 programmes focus on faith as it is lived today. Each programme examines a topic through the experience of individuals whose lives are influenced by their beliefs. Faith in Action shows how a strong faith can help in facing the challenges and dilemmas presented by today's world. The series is supported by online programme notes, which include programme outlines, curriculum relevance and background information, student activities, and links to relevant websites. 5 x 14 minute programmes: 1. The Strength to Quit; Christian compassion guides a project rehabilitating drug addicts in the UK. 2. With Hope and Help; Buddhist monks helping to prevent the spread of AIDS in Thailand. 3. Sacred Nature; An environmental campaigner in India inspired by Hinduism's belief in the sanctity of life. 4. The Perfect Baby? Bio-ethics and how they affect the decisions of a Christian family in the UK. 5. Peace Warriors; Young people reconciling Muslim and Hindu communities in India.

Benefits and Features: DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, Can be used via computer or DVD player and ideal for use with an interactive whiteboard, Fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need, PC and Mac compatible.

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Format: DVD Video
Key stage: 3, 4 and GCSE Scottish level E, F, SG, NQs.
Age range: 11-16

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Worlds of Faith

Publisher: 4 Learning / Espresso Education

Curriculum Connections: Explores the world’s major faiths, examines different moral and ethical perspectives, supports agreed syllabuses and curricula for RE in the UK, helps develop ICT skills, advances creative writing, improves thinking and discussion skills. The Worlds of Faith CD ROM is divided into sections, the World Religions section provides information on Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism. Video clips show religions as they are actually experienced and practised in different countries. The Questions of Faith section is more advanced, exploring religious ideas in greater detail and how individuals of different faiths approach personal, moral and ethical issues. Interactive sections require students to approach contemporary social problems via religious viewpoints and to debate their respective opinions. Key features: Up to 50 minutes of video clips, interactive activities, wordbank, printable photo album with explanatory text, printable worksheets, PC and MAC compatible. How can the Worlds of Faith CD ROM enhance my lessons? Interactive activities are integrated into the CD ROM making lesson preparation quick and easy. Each topic is clearly defined with an explanation of the concepts involved, great for keeping students focused. The CD ROM allows you to use ICT in a cross curricular context, this helps you to meet OFSTED recommendations. The integrated video footage will help you to improve results as it supports the many different learning styles in your class. The CD ROM combines the visual benefits of using video footage to dramatise the key learning points with the practical benefits of a textbook. Interactive Whiteboard compatible. Scottish Level C, F.
Format: Windows CD-ROM
Key stage: 2, 3
Age range: 11-14

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