Japanese Religion: Shinto
Shinto is the indigenous religion of Japan, a life-affirming animism calling upon the blessings of the numinous forces of nature and of specific spirit deities. Shinto is largely associated with growth and prosperity; encouraging people to...
Animated map shows how religion spread around the world
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory...
Medieval Europe - Religion In Medieval Europe
A concise presentation of the importance of religion in medieval Europe.
Religion in the Middle Ages
A concise discussion of religion in medieval Europe focusing on how the Church worked, aspects of worship, and tenets of belief.
The Religion and Beliefs of Ancient China
This video discusses the various religions and beliefs of ancient China.
Chinese Religion: A Lecture
Thus video is a short lecture on the religions of ancient China.
Roman Religion - The Imperial Cult Explained
The Imperial Cult in the Roman Empire was an important tool for the romanization of the Empire, it brought with it a sense of commonality to the provinces of the Roman world. But it proved to be incompatible with Christianity. Narration...
Religion in Ancient Egypt
Amun-Ra Clergy Heka High Priest Horus Isis Ma'at Mummification Negative Confessions Osiris Ostraca Set Wab Wedjat Weighing of the Heart of the Soul
Daily Life & Religion in Ancient Greece
Arete Eusebia Ethos Oracle Panhellenic Perseverance Greed Vanity Fidelity Helot Stadion The Titans
The Responsive Self: Personal Religion in Biblical Literature of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods
Susan Niditch, Professor and Chair of Religion at Amherst College, explores the various self-expressions of lived religion in the Jewish, post-exilic environment. With research interests and works in the ancient Near East, early...