Why Study Life Before Death Why Study Transcendentals Why Study Phenomenology See more videos in the ‘Why Study’ series here.
Aaron Riches is a joint faculty member of the Instituto de Filosofía Edith Stein and the Instituto de Teología Lumen Gentium in Granada, Spain, where he teaches theology at the Seminario Mayor San Cecilio. He is also author of ECCE HOMO: On the Divine Unity of Christ.
Dr Conor Cunningham tells the story of the ways we can look at an apple. A piece of fruit, a quick healthy snack, but also the starting point for a more involved understanding of the universe and why there is ‘something rather than nothing’. Theology is about making connections, matters of ultimate concern to humans, […]
BBC ACTIVE: Video for Learning: Bringing Education and Training to Life Can Darwin and religion exist side by side? Did Darwin Kill God? is a thought-provoking programme where Anglican Christian, philosopher and theologian Conor Cunningham explains why these two beliefs are not in conflict. Richard Dawkins, famous for his book The God Delusion, believes there is […]
The Body is there to ennoble the soul – Thomas Aquinas. CUNNINGHAM BELL, 4 9 14 A Cunningham-Bell video which accompanies life size, kinetic sculptures in the solo show- Evolution of our Soul, in Belfast, Thursday 4th – 27th September, 2014. A limited edition book is available for purchase from the Gallery – The Engine […]
Philosophical and Theological Anthropology in the 21st Century – Part 1 Philosophical and Theological Anthropology in the 21st Century – Part 2 Professor Charles Taylor, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at McGill University in Canada and formerly Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls College gave the Firth […]
Apocalyptic Theology and the Construction of the Church Today’s lecture is the first of three lectures by Cyril O’Regan in the Taylor Lectures series entitled “Apocalyptic Theology and the Construction of the Church” The first lecture compares and contrasts the two forms of apocalyptic theology that have dominated Protestant theology in the last thirty years, […]
Not Afraid of Darwin or Christ A Webinar on Theology, Evolution, and Human Nature Wednesday, April 17, 2013 7:00 – 8:30 PM EST Overview Can science and religion coexist? Should Christians be afraid of Darwin or scientists afraid of Christ? We will tackle these and other provocative questions in a webinar with two dynamic […]
New and recent videos in the ‘Why Study?’ series of videos from the University of Nottingham’s Department of Theology & Religious Studies: Why Study Nature and Grace with Conor Cunningham Previous videos with Conor Cunningham: Why Study Evolution Why Study Atheism Why Study Scripture as Prophecy with Margaret Barker Previous video with Margaret Barker: Why […]
The Hobbit; an unexpected theological journey
The following interview with Simon Oliver is now available to watch from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham: Why Study The Theology of Creation with Simon Oliver Simon Oliver explains what is meant by the belief, common to all three Abrahamic faiths, that God creates ‘out of nothing’ – […]
The following video is now available to watch from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies: Why Study Evolution with Conor Cunningham
Why Study Atheism with Conor Cunningham Why Study Henri de Lubac with John Milbank Why Study Hans Urs von Balthasar with Karen Kilby Also from Karen Kilby: Why Study The Proslogion of St Anselm? Why Study Karl Rahner? Why Study Systematic Theology at the University of Nottingham? Why Study Systematic Theology with Simon Oliver Also […]
Below are three videos of talks by Amy Hollywood, Jean-Luc Marion, and William Desmond, from the “Truth and Mystery” conference that took place on 12 April 2012. Amy Hollywood, “‘Thin Wings’: On Reading, Death, and Devotion” Jean Luc Marion, “Truth as a Saturated Phenomenon in St. Augustine” William Desmond, “Being True to Mystery: On Saturated […]
A new website project started by Anthony D Baker and Peter M Candler, Jr: We’ve devoted this space to the exploration of new issues and ideas in academic theology. We’ve begun putting together a library, posting interviews, profiling scholars in the field, and we’ve started our monthly podcast. Check in bi-weekly for our blog postings […]
As announced here, Patrick Madigan, SJ, editor of the Heythrop Journal of Philosophy and Religion, presented a paper entitled ‘Jesus and Lucifer: Rival Sons of the Father’ at Gainesville State College on 26 October. You may now watch a video of this presentation by following this link. [Note: click on the link to stream the […]
From the Telos Press website: In this video from the 2011 Telos Conference, held on January 15–16 in New York City, Adrian Pabst interviews Peter Candler from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Peter gave a controversial and provocative paper entitled “Outside the Church There is No Death.” The starting point of the paper is the […]
Phillip Blond, director of ResPublica, appeared on BBC’s Newsnight this past Monday night ‘to discuss Conservative leader David Cameron’s radical new proposals to give public sector employees ownership of the services they deliver’ (link). Click here to view.
In a similar vein to the University of Nottingham’s Period Table of Videos, Brady Haran, in conjunction with our Department of Theology and Religious Studies, is now producing a series on the Bible dubbed Bibledex. There will be books on all 66 books of the Bible, and as the website states, they “are by no […]
(Sculpture by Sara Cunningham-Bell)