Secondary Catalogue

Series: Religious Education


Adoniram and Ann Judson

Adoniram and Ann Judson

Adoniram Judson and his wife Ann were the first missionaries from the United States. The young couple set out for Burma where they worked to reach souls in a land where professing Christ would mean certain death. When religious leaders falsely...Show More
Amy Carmichael

Amy Carmichael

As little Preena is snatched away from the most gentle woman she has seen in months, she wonders how she will ever again find a way out of the temple, where she is held against her will. How will she find the missionary known as Amy Carmichael,...Show More
Atheism

Atheism

Do you believe in God? This irreverent animation introduces the topics of Atheism and Humanism. Atheists are described as people who do not need religious explanations or the promise of an afterlife to see value in the human experience. Exploring...Show More
Augustine

Augustine

Bright, young Augustine thinks his mother’s religion is foolishness. With his “superior” intellect to guide him, he sneaks away from home and ventures to a new life in the city of Rome. Soon Augustine finds himself in an important position...Show More
Bioethics

Bioethics

Perspectives on bioethics are morally and ethically complex. Even greater complexity comes into the question when the views of individuals and institutions are based on religious beliefs. With contributions from a number of religious leaders,...Show More
Buddhism

Buddhism

Founded in the 6th century BCE, this video explores Buddhism, its origins in India, its belief in the Four Noble Truths and its focus on personal spiritual development.
Buddhism: The Monkey King Sacrifice

Buddhism: The Monkey King Sacrifice

Learn more about the Buddhist story of Siddhartha and the Swan and The Buddhist Story of the Monkey King.
Burka (Religious Clothing)

Burka (Religious Clothing)

Clothing can express modesty and faith in many religions. Explaining how items such as the kippah and the turban can strengthen beliefs and communities, this playful animation introduces the topic of religious clothing. These special garments can...Show More
Christianity

Christianity

Founded by Jesus Christ in the 1st century CE, this video explores Christianity – one of the three Abrahamic religions – its origins and conflicts with the Roman Empire and its sacred text and beliefs.
Confucianism

Confucianism

Used as the foundation for Chinese law, this video explores Confucianism, its origins, its values and the five fundamental relationships at the core of this philosophy.
Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom and her family are masters of their craft; they repair broken watches and return them safely to their owners. But as the evil of World War II sweeps through their city, a new kind of “watch” comes to their care: an innocent...Show More
Creation Stories

Creation Stories

Most religions have something to say about where we come from and why we really matter. This quirky, educational animation explores the accounts of creation found in the Christian, Jewish, Sikh, Hindu, and Islamic traditions.
Dalai Lama: Empathy

Dalai Lama: Empathy

In this short animation, students learn how Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama journeyed from Tibetan farm boy to global religious leader, changing the world for the better, by developing and exhibiting empathy for other people. When children learn...Show More
Darwin

Darwin

The protagonist of this fully animated, light-hearted educational film is none other than Charles Darwin, father of the modern Theory of Evolution. Following extensive travels across the world, Darwin demonstrated that humans belong in the animal...Show More
Diwali

Diwali

Diwali is known as the celebration of lights and the triumph of good over evil – but what is the origin of this colourful Hindu celebration? Who are Rama, Sita, King Dashratha, Hanuman, and the ten-headed demon King Ravana? Why are homes...Show More
Early Islamic Empires

Early Islamic Empires

This is a timeline of the history of the Early Islamic Empires over six centuries, from the year 634 to 1258. New Islamic empires spread from Arabia through Central Asia, North Africa, and Spain, bringing with them the Muslim religion, and...Show More
Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell

Pressure to follow public opinion couldn't get much stronger. National hero Eric Liddell is Scotland's pride and joy. The entire country is eager for their running celebrity to sprint past the rest of the world and bring home Olympic gold in the...Show More
Esther: The Girl

Esther: The Girl

Her story is told in one of the only two books in the Old Testament to be named after a woman. Esther is one of the most influential women of the Bible, risking her life to protect the Jewish people. Revered for her natural beauty, it is...Show More
Esther: The Hero

Esther: The Hero

Risking her life, Esther goes to the King uninvited and asks for mercy for her people. After deliberation, the King agrees, orders the mastermind behind the murder plot to be executed and frees the Jews from enslavement and religious persecution....Show More
Esther: The Queen

Esther: The Queen

As the kingdom into which she has married plans genocide of the Jewish population, Esther is at first paralysed by the fear of asking her husband, King Xerxes, for mercy on behalf of the people. However she soon realises that God has grander...Show More
Eve: Mother of All Creation

Eve: Mother of All Creation

Bearing many children, Eve imbued in them a human propensity for both good and evil, which lived out in each generation. Eve, regarded as the first mother, effectively gave birth to civilisation and is fundamental to our understanding of sin in...Show More
Eve: The First Sin

Eve: The First Sin

Tempted by the serpent, Eve’s disobedience by eating fruit from the forbidden tree of knowledge reveals lessons in impulsivity and responsibility. Their peaceful existence now turned to hardship, Eve and Adam learn that every action has a...Show More
Eve: The First Woman

Eve: The First Woman

Central to the story of God’s creation, Eve’s appearance in the Book of Genesis provides vital lessons about freedom of choice, good and evil, and the nature of sin. Made by God from the rib of Adam, they live as a couple in the Garden of...Show More
Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Evil and Suffering: A Religious Perspective

Designed for students who are tackling the subjects of evil and suffering in relation to the existence of God this film offers examples of what could be perceived as ‘suffering’ in the world today and explores the meaning of ‘suffering’...Show More
Extremism (Religious Extremism)

Extremism (Religious Extremism)

Is having different ideas always so bad? Civil discussions and constructive inputs, no matter how unusual, should always be encouraged. After all, even Gandhi was once considered an extremist! Yet sometimes people see fit to use violence to make...Show More