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#97: Introduction to George Orwell’s Dystopian Classic 1984

1/15/2018
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Host Dennis Leap discusses George Orwell’s life as the backdrop for his mind chilling book, 1984. Orwell’s early life is very similar to Winston Churchill’s.

Duration: 00:25:40


#96: Final Thoughts on Thomas More’s Utopia, Part 2

1/8/2018
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Host Dennis Leap discusses the Utopia that is sure to come to the entire earth.

Duration: 00:28:18


#95: Final Thoughts on Thomas More’s Utopia

1/1/2018
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Host Dennis Leap discusses why there is no Utopia on earth today.

Duration: 00:27:57


#94: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Book Two of Thomas More’s Utopia, Pt. 2

12/25/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope and Deborah Leap discuss Utopian culture: travel, the importance of seeking pleasure, marriage and divorce, discipline for pre-marital sex and euthanasia.

Duration: 00:27:36


#93: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Book Two of Thomas More’s Utopia

12/18/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope and Deborah Leap discuss the environment, cities, and occupations on the island nation of Utopia.

Duration: 00:26:55


#92: The 60-plus Panel Discusses Book one of Thomas More’s Utopia, Pt. 2

12/11/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deborah Leap and Deryle Hope discuss Raphael Hythloday’s reasons for not wanting to serve a king—from book one of Thomas More’s Utopia.

Duration: 00:28:14


#91: The 60-plus Panel Discusses Book one of Thomas More’s Utopia

12/4/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deborah Leap and Deryle Hope discuss an overview of book one of Thomas More’s Utopia.

Duration: 00:26:55


#90: Introduction to JBL's Fall Series: Utopian and Dystopian Literature

11/27/2017
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Host Dennis Leap defines and discusses the genres of utopian and dystopian literature.

Duration: 00:52:03


#89: The Story of Job

11/20/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses the story of Job taken from the Old Testament. This book of the Bible answers the question why God permits human suffering. This book contains some of the most wonderful poetry in Western literature.

Duration: 00:34:56


#88: How the King James Bible Is Organized

11/13/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses how the Bible is organized. It is not like any other book. You cannot understand it by reading it from front to back. The Bible is a coded book. Much like a jigsaw puzzle, all of its various pieces must be put together to fully understand it.

Duration: 00:27:23


#87: How an English King Changed the World by Publishing Israel’s Holy Book

11/6/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses how the King James Bible influenced Western society and the world.

Duration: 00:27:58


#86: The Method King James Established for the Translation of the King James Bible

10/30/2017
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Host Dennis Leap concludes the history leading to the printing of the King James Bible and discusses the method the King established for its translation.

Duration: 00:27:21


#85: The True History Behind the Printing of the King James Bible, Part 2

10/23/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses the bloody history behind the printing of the King James Bible from 1350 to 1604 AD.

Duration: 00:25:07


#84: The True History Behind the Printing of the King James Bible

10/16/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses the earliest history behind the printing of the King James Bible from the first to the fourteenth centuries.

Duration: 00:26:12


#83: The Book Everybody Buys But Few Read

10/9/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses the number 3 book on the Western Literary Cannon—The Holy Bible. It is continually the world’s number 1 best seller. Ironically few people read it.

Duration: 00:23:20


#82: The Men’s Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s classic: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 2

10/2/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, George Haddad and John Wood discuss the characters Pierre Arronax, Consiel, and Ned Land and their importance in the book.

Duration: 00:30:03


#81: The Men’s Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s classic: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

9/25/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, George Haddad and John Wood discuss the mysterious aspects of the book and the characters Captain Nemo and Pierre Arronax.

Duration: 00:28:06


#80: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Part 2

9/18/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Deborah Leap and guest, Sarah Evans, discuss the characters and human interest aspects to Jules Verne’s classic.

Duration: 00:28:00


#79: The 60-Plus Panel Discusses Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

9/11/2017
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Host Dennis Leap, Deryle Hope, Deborah Leap and guest, Sarah Evans, discuss the importance, the science and the mysterious side to Jules Verne’s classic.

Duration: 00:28:05


#78: Introduction to Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

9/4/2017
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Host Dennis Leap discusses Jules Verne’s bio. He is considered the “father” of the science fiction adventure genre. Also discussed is the scientific importance of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

Duration: 00:51:40

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