Religions of the World - Oh My GOD Series

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What is Hinduism?
Host Tevya begins his spiritual quest by investigating Hinduism, a faith with some 900 million followers worldwide. He attends the Durga Puja festival, an annual celebration for the Hindu goddess…
What is Wicca?
Do real life witches ride broomsticks and cast magic spells? Host Tevya talks to plants, tries a love potion and befriends some teenage witches in the magical world of Wicca.…
What is Judaism?
Continuing his quest for belief, host Tevya get's a fresh look at the history and traditions of the Hasidic Jews (a little different to the Judaism he was used to).…
What is Islam?
Islam has 1.6 billion followers around the world - so perhaps it's where host Tevya will find the answer's he's looking for. He starts out with a visit to the…
What is Atheism?
Could the best kind of belief possibly be, no belief at all? Host Tevya decides to check out atheism. As the program begins he finds himself in a graveyard, where…
What is Evangelical Christianity?
While many mainline Christian churches are in decline, Evangelical Christianity remains a powerful force in the 21st century. With 2.1 billion followers worldwide, this particular branch of faith must be…
What is Buddhism?
With more than 300 million followers worldwide, Buddhists follow a path towards enlightenment in what is as much a religion, as it is a way of life. A Buddhist Monk…
What is Mennonite?
Trading in his city clothes and cell phone for a black hat and plain shirt, host Tevya goes off the grid into a world where technology is taboo and life…
What is Zoroastrianis?
2500 years ago Zoroastrianism was the world's most powerful religion and a major influence on the development of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. Today it is one of the smallest, practiced…
What is Pentecostalism?
It is the fastest growing Christian church on earth and here The Holy Spirit truly flows. Host Tevya joins the boisterous celebration of worship at a Pentecostal Revival church where…
What is Sikhism?
From turbans to ceremonial daggers (kirpans), the symbols and practices of Sikhism are revealed to host Tevya in this program. At the birthday celebration for Guru Nanak, the 15th-century founder…
What is First Nations?
Host Tevya goes deep into the woods to explore the spiritual ways of North America's first Aboriginal people- the people of the First Nations. While he has seen headdresses, Pow-Wows,…
What is Catholicism?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest…
What is Rastafari?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest…
What is Shintoism?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest…
What is Jerusalem - The Seeds of Islam?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest…
What is Jerusalem - The Seeds of Judaism?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest…
What is Jerusalem- The Seeds of Christianity?
Experiencing a vast array of traditions and social activities this program explores faith through the eyes of youth, their families and social connections as it takes a light-hearted and honest…

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What is Jerusalem - The Seeds of Judaism?
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What is Hinduism?
Host Tevya begins his spiritual quest by investigating Hinduism, a faith with some 900 million followers worldwide. He attends the Durga Puja festival, an annual celebration for the Hindu goddess Durga with his teen guide Kritika. Tevya explores Little India searching for a present for the goddess and learns a…
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