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Sacred and secular

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Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 04 Sep 2014
Leaders in the fields of religion, law and business discuss the complications when the three align.

Sacred and secular: Revd Robin Gibbons

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Aug 2014
Can empowerment of minority religious communities come from acknowledgement from the law and majority groups?

Sacred and secular: Judge Thomas Griffith

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Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Aug 2014
Preserving religious rights and the religious clauses in the United States Constitution are discussed in this video with Judge Thomas B. Griffith....

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Studying religion

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Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit will give you an opportunity to think about some of the key concepts and methods of the discipline of Religious Studies. You will meet...

Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

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Advanced level Duration 35 mins Updated 27 Feb 2013
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...

Introducing the philosophy of religion

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Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 10 Apr 2012
In this unit Timothy Chappell, Professor of Philosophy, asks what the words 'God' and 'religion' mean, and what it means to ask philosophical...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Sep 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 25 Sep 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 25 Sep 2014
Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an enormous breadth of cultural literacy while training you to think and...