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  • Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up Creative commons image Icon Phillip West under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up

    By Dr Paul-François Tremlett

    Can Jediism be classed as a religion, or is it merely a cultural fad? Check out our article then watch a short video...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Dec 2017

  • Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up

    Jediism: Will the Real Religion Please Stand Up Creative commons image Icon Phillip West under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Dec 2017
    Can Jediism be classed as a religion, or is it merely a cultural fad? Check out our article then watch a short video on its characteristics. 
  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil Creative commons image Icon Bäras under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    31 Oct 2017

  • Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

    Hallowain't III: Thorny devil Creative commons image Icon Bäras under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Oct 2017
    It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.
  • Can you resist zombification? Creative commons image Icon v1ctory_1s_m1ne licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    Can you resist zombification?

    By Professor Graham Harvey

    From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Oct 2017

  • Can you resist zombification?

    Can you resist zombification? Creative commons image Icon v1ctory_1s_m1ne licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Oct 2017
    From The Walking Dead to Call Of Duty WWII, zombies are everywhere. Join us on an exploration of the undead amongst us...
  • The history of Halloween Creative commons image Icon Sharon Hall Shipp licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC 2.0 under Creative-Commons license

    The history of Halloween

    By Professor Graham Harvey

    When it comes to Halloween, do Christians and Pagans have anything in common?

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Oct 2017

  • The history of Halloween

    The history of Halloween Creative commons image Icon Sharon Hall Shipp licensed for reuse under CC BY-NC 2.0 under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Updated 18 Oct 2017
    When it comes to Halloween, do Christians and Pagans have anything in common?
  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    By Dr Anna Plassart

    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong idea about his impact on the history of...
  • More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’ Creative commons image Icon Charles Haynes under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’

    By Madhavi Kapur

    Madhavi Kapur watches an episode of Indian School, and celebrates the multicultural nature of Indian society.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Sep 2017

  • More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’

    More ‘salad bowl’ than ‘melting pot’ Creative commons image Icon Charles Haynes under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Sep 2017
    Madhavi Kapur watches an episode of Indian School, and celebrates the multicultural nature of Indian society.
  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Muslim Deaf Association Sydney Facebook

    Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

    By Ayah Wehbe

    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia

    Silent Invisible Women: Deaf and Muslim in Australia Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Muslim Deaf Association Sydney Facebook
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Already feeling defined by their hijabs, deafness can add an extra layer of distance for some women. Ayah Wehbe has been exploring the experiences of deaf...
  • Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University, Standard Youtube Licence
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    25 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    29 Jun 2017

  • Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special

    Environment and Sustainable Development - Student Hub Live's Brexit Special Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University, Standard Youtube Licence
    Introductory level Duration 25 mins Updated 29 Jun 2017
    The third Brexit Special video by Student Hub Live.
  • What did Voltaire think about Buddhism? Creative commons image Icon Manchester Art Gallery / Art UK under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What did Voltaire think about Buddhism?

    By Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Jun 2017

  • What did Voltaire think about Buddhism?

    What did Voltaire think about Buddhism? Creative commons image Icon Manchester Art Gallery / Art UK under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jun 2017
    Donald S. Lopez, Jr. looks at Voltaire’s early reflections on Buddhism and how, in his desire to separate the Buddha’s teachings from the trappings of...
  • What is Britain's most sacred site? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    What is Britain's most sacred site?

    By The OpenLearn team

    Britian is scattered with sacred sites - why do we feel the resonance of ancient religion?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jun 2017

  • What is Britain's most sacred site?

    What is Britain's most sacred site? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Jun 2017
    Britian is scattered with sacred sites - why do we feel the resonance of ancient religion?

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  • Religious diversity: rethinking religion

    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious diversity: rethinking religion, introduces you to a selection of the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    28 Nov 2017

  • Religious diversity: rethinking religion

    Religious diversity: rethinking religion Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 28 Nov 2017
    Religion is not necessarily what you think it is! This free course, Religious...
  • Studying religion

    This free course, Studying religion, will give you an opportunity to think about some of the key concepts and methods of the discipline of...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Aug 2017

  • Studying religion

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    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 21 Aug 2017
    This free course, Studying religion, will give you an opportunity to think about...
  • Religion today: Themes and issues

    There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    13 Apr 2017

  • Religion today: Themes and issues

    Religion today: Themes and issues Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 13 Apr 2017
    There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age...
  • Introducing the philosophy of religion

    In this free course, Introducing the philosophy of religion, Timothy Chappell, Professor of Philosophy, asks what the words 'God' and 'religion'...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2016

  • Introducing the philosophy of religion

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 05 Feb 2016
    In this free course, Introducing the philosophy of religion, Timothy Chappell,...
  • Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female rabbi, was ordained in Nazi Germany in 1935. However, for many years after...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    27 Feb 2013

  • Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

    Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Feb 2013
    Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female...

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    BA/BSc Open degree

    BA/BSc Open degree Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a...

    Certificate of Higher Education Open

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    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

    Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities

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    Duration 2400 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    The Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities will help you refine your skills of...

    Diploma of Higher Education Open

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    Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a...

    BA (Honours) Humanities

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 11 Dec 2017
    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...