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Links to other religious websites
Part 1 of 2 parts:
Religious audio/video recordings for
downloading, viewing, or listening;
online courses, etc:
From time to time, we discover video and audio online courses, recordings of sermons, speeches, talks, etc.
that are either free for the downloading, or can be obtained at relatively low
SpokenNetwork.com have a handy "Help and Frequently Asked Questions" section
that may help bring you up to speed on downloading audio files, burning CDs and
transferring files to a portable listening device like an Ipod. They have three
videos online: one describes the download process; another is a guide to burning
Many websites and radio networks have a podcasting function. Itunes can be downloaded into your computer at no cost, and setup to automatically scan for new files and download them. See the podcast description at: http://being.publicradio.org/
Obtaining free reader software:
QuickTime 7 for Windows or Macintosh can be downloaded at:
RealPlayer© can be
downloaded at http://www.real.com/
Windows Media Player is available for the Windows operating system, and can be downloaded at: http://download.cnet.com/
Sources of audio/video recordings:
American Public Media has a weekly program called "On Being." It airs on more than 400 public radio stations across the U.S., and is distributed by American Public Media. Topics cover the: "big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit." Topics covered include: "... religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas." An incredible resource. Free MP3 downloads and Podcast. See: http://www.onbeing.org/
Answers in Genesis is a leading creationist organization headed by Ken
Ham. They base their beliefs concerning matters as diverse the origin of
species, the spread of language, the speed of light, etc. on a literal
interpretation of the Bible's creation stories, including Noah's ark and tower of Babel
stories. They have over 100 MP3 and video programs that
you can download from their website at:
Audio books: Amazon.com list many web sites that supply religious audiobooks at low cost or free. Search www.google.com using the search string:
audio books religion
Dr. F. Kenton Beshore: He is the pastor of Mariners Church in New Port Beach, CA, one of the largest megachurches in the U.S. Dozens of lectures from an
evangelical Christian viewpoint dealing mainly with biblical prophecy, Hell,
Calvinism, End-times topics, etc. are available at:
The Chautauqua Institution in upper New York state is internationally recognized as a major center for Education, the Arts, Religion, and
Recreation. Chautauqua was founded in 1874 on the belief that everyone "has a right to be all that he [sic] can be -- to know all that he [sic] can know. " To further this role they have developed a comprehensive on-line library in order to allow everyone access to over 1,200 lectures and sermons.
Their speakers have included: John Shelby Spong, Jane Goodall, Marcus Borg, Loretta LaRoche, Anthony Campolo, David Kozak, John Akers, Lynn
Sherr, Alan Simpson, Patricia Schroeder, Jesse Jackson, Kenneth Starr, Jane Hirshfield, Roger Rosenblatt, Karen Armstrong, and Roger Wilkins.
Their site allows subscribers to hear unlimited streaming of over 1,200 lectures and sermons,
at reasonable cost. About 350 deal with religion. Other
popular categories are business, education, ethics, family, religion and government, war and peace. See:
Great Lecture Library
Gaia, formerly called GaiamTV, streams over 7,000 titles on "yoga, meditation, and mind-expanding programs that provide a true alternative to mainstream media." They describe themselves as:
"... the curious seekers, the wondering wanderers, the ones on a mission to discover our best selves. Along the way, we will need the wisdom of masters, the guidance of mentors, and the support of a community. Thatâ€™s what Gaia is here to offerâ€"dedicated to finding and creating exclusive, informative, and enlightening programming not available through mainstream media, Gaia is the go-to place for those looking to expand their mind, body, and spirit."
The Faraday Institute for Science and
Religion is based at St Edmund's College, Cambridge, UK. They provide transcripts of
lectures and debates in text and sometimes in MP3 formats. See their multimedia
section at: http://www.faraday.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/
Additions to this list:
If you have any free or low cost audio or video recordings on
religious and spiritual themes, please share them with us via
We will consider adding them to this list,
Original posting: 2007-JAN-22
Latest update: 2018-JUN-17
Compiled by B.A. Robinson