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Art in Nazi Germany
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In this art history video Beth Harris and Steven Zucker discuss Paul Troost's House of (German) Art (1933-37) in relation to the Great Exhibition of German Art and the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) Exhibitions of 1937 in Munich.
The House of German Art now exhibits international contemporary art in direct opposition to original National Socialist intent.

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Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
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Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris and Steven Zucker
Date Added:
06/24/2020
Christianity in the Roman Empire
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Overview of the changing relationship between the Roman Empire and Christianity from the time of Jesus to the reign of Theodosius.

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Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Early Judaism, part 2
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An overview from the first kings of a unified Judah and Israel to the beginning of the Jewish Diaspora with the destruction of the Second Temple.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/12/2021
The Five Major World Religions
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It's perfectly human to grapple with questions, like 'Where do we come from?' and 'How do I live a life of meaning?' These existential questions are central to the five major world religions -- and that's not all that connects these faiths. John Bellaimey explains the intertwined histories and cultures of Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. Lesson by John Bellaimey, animation by TED-Ed.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/11/2021
The Five Pillars of Islam
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Almost as soon as the Arab armies of Islam conquered new lands, they began erecting mosques and palaces and commissioning other works of art as expressions of their faith and culture. Many aspects of religious practice in Islam also emerged and were codified. The religious practice of Islam, which literally means "to submit to God", is based on tenets that are known as the Five Pillars, arkan, to which all members of the Islamic community, Umma, should adhere.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/09/2021
Golden Age of Islam
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The Abbasid Caliphate becomes a center of learning from the 9th to the 13th centuries, collecting the knowledge of India, China and ancient Greece while also making significant new contributions to mathematics, astronomy, philosophy, medicine and geography.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/09/2021
Hajj
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One of the five pillars of Islam central to Muslim belief, Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim must make at least once in their lifetime if they are able; it is the most spiritual event that a Muslim experiences, observing rituals in the most sacred places in the Islamic world. Mecca is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad. The sanctuary there with the Ka‘ba is the holiest site in Islam. As such, it is a deeply spiritual destination for Muslims all over the world; it is the heart of Islam.

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Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/09/2021
Hindu Gods Overview
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An overview of the Hindu pantheon including: Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma, Ganesh, Parvati, Durga, Lakshmi, Karthikeya, Rama and Krishna.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/12/2021
Hinduism: core ideas of Brahman, Atman, Samsara and Moksha.
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Hinduism is one of the oldest and largest religions in the world. It is also one of the most diverse in terms of practice. This video gives an overview of the central spiritual ideas of Brahman, Atman, Samsara and Moksha.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/12/2021
Hindu temples
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A Hindu temple can be a simple structure by the side of the road or a large complex including many buildings. Temples serve as dwelling places for deities, surrounded by markets selling offerings and flowers. The inner sanctuaries are small and intended for a few worshippers at a time. Above the sanctuaries are central towers, shaped like the mountain home of the gods and brightly painted.

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Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/12/2021
Introduction to Islam
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A high level overview of Islam, the 5 pillars of Sunni Islam, and the Muslim belief that Islam is the extension of the faith of Abraham, Moses and Jesus.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/09/2021
Shinto
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An introduction to Shinto, one of Japan's earliest belief systems. Created by Asian Art Museum.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/12/2021
Sikhism introduction
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An overview of the founding of the Sikh religion started by Guru Nanak. Discussion of persecution by the Mughals and militarization by Gurus Har Gobind, Teg Bahadur and Gobind Singh. Overview of Khalsa.

Subject:
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
03/12/2021