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1 The Problem of Evil Oxford students discuss the problem posed by the existence of evil in the world to the Christian and Hindu gods. Alice Harberd, Frazer MacDiarmid, Luke Martin, Tilak Parekh 26 Jul 2017
2 Film Trailer - Singing the Reformation Trailer for 'Singing the Reformation' - a film about the Oxford Bach Soloists' tour to Northern Germany as part of the knowledge-exchange project 'Recording the Reformation', led by Prof. Henrike Lähnemann at the University of Oxford. Alex Lloyd 05 Dec 2016
3 Reading in German Excerpts from a reading in May 2016 at the Taylor Institution, University of Oxford, with Karen Leeder, Ulrike Draesner, and Ulrike Almut Sandig. Karen Leeder, Ulrike Draesner, Ulrike Almut Sandig 05 Dec 2016
4 Concert at the Mariensee Convent with the Oxford Bach Soloists Concert at the Mariensee Convent with the Oxford Bach Soloists (A lecture-recital tracing the origins of Bach's Cantata 'Christ lag in Todesbanden' (BWV 4) at Mariensee Convent in Northern Germany. Henrike Lähnemann, The Oxford Bach Soloists, Alex Lloyd 05 Dec 2016
5 Singing the Reformation A film by Alex Lloyd about the Oxford Bach Soloists' recent tour to Northern Germany as part of the knowledge-exchange project 'Recording the Reformation', led by Prof. Henrike Lähnemann at the University of Oxford. Alex Lloyd 05 Dec 2016
6 The Remedy: Christianity In this episode, Naomi Richman interviews Reverend Jody Stowell about Christian attitudes to health and understandings of healing. We start by looking at Jesus' treatment of the sick and move on to discussing the role of faith-healing in today's context. Naomi Richman, Jody Stowell 16 Nov 2016
7 Creative Commons Modernist Myths of the Fall Henry Mead (Teesside University) gives the third talk in Session 1, (Demono-) Logics, at the Political Demonology conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Henry Mead 13 Sep 2016
8 Creative Commons Political wisdom and deep devotion: The introduction of the Reformation in Southern Lower Saxony by Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Calenberg-Gottingen Ruth Gornandt gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Ruth Gornandt 28 Jun 2016
9 Creative Commons 'Print therefore good Lord, and write these examples in my memory': The Forgotten History of Writing and Printing Lady Abergavenny's Prayers Louise Horton gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Louise Horton 28 Jun 2016
10 Creative Commons Danish Noblewomen's Use of Manuscript Prayer Books c. 1550-1600 Marie Møller Christensen gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Marie Møller Christensen 28 Jun 2016
11 Creative Commons Textual Negotiation and Resistance of Female Religious Communities Facing Reformation Elizabeth Goodwin gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Elizabeth Goodwin 28 Jun 2016
12 Creative Commons Sin and Salvation: Churching as a disciplinary tool in Early Modern Denmark Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig 28 Jun 2016
13 Creative Commons Brandenburg's Calvinist Turn and the Portrayal of Dynastic Women Prof Sara Smart (Exeter) gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Sara Smart 28 Jun 2016
14 Creative Commons Recording women's responses to the Reformation: Henry Jessey as "relator" of Sarah Wight's religious prophecy in The Exceeding Riches of Grace (1647) Claire McGann gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Claire McGann 28 Jun 2016
15 Creative Commons The women behind the prophecies: A discussion of Ursula Jost and her printer Margarethe Prüss Nicola Deboys gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Nicola Deboys 28 Jun 2016
16 The Alfred Jewel and Kingship Amy Faulkner explores how Alfred’s translations question what it means to be a good king in this TORCH Bite-Size talk at the Ashmolean Museum LiveFriday Amy Faulkner 08 Feb 2016
17 Missionaries and Religious Print Culture in Canada Bibles and religious literature were an integral part of Canadian society and culture between 1830 and 1900. Stuart Barnard 08 Jul 2015
18 Faith and Wisdom in Science A Book at Lunchtime discussion with Tom McLeish, Sally Shuttleworth, John Christie and Ard A. Louis Tom McLeish, Sally Shuttleworth, John Christie, Ard Louis 19 Feb 2015
19 Associationism, Pluralism and Postliberalism: the theopolitical legacy of David Nicholls and current British politics 2014 David Nicholls Memorial Lecture, given by Professor John Milbank, University of Nottingham John Milbank 05 Nov 2014
20 Victor Turner, anthropology and Christianity Timothy Larsen (Wheaton College, Illinois) discusses the impact of Christianity on the research and careers of Victor and Edith Turner, looking in particular at their work in Rhodesia. An anthropology departmental seminar. Timothy Larsen 28 Apr 2014
21 Creative Commons 5. Sacrifice in the Vedic Religions Professor Gavin Flood talks to Tim Howles about his chapter 'Sacrifice as Refusal' Gavin Flood, Tim Howles 27 Jan 2014
22 Creative Commons 2. Sacrifice, Self-Destructive Love and Feminism Dr Pamela Sue Anderson talks to Tim Howles about her chapter 'Sacrifice as Self-Destructive Love: Why Autonomy should still matter to Feminists' Pamela Sue Anderson, Tim Howles 27 Jan 2014
23 Creative Commons 1. An Introduction to Sacrifice and Modern Thought Dr Johannes Zachhuber talks to Tim Howles about his chapter 'Modern Discourse on Sacrifice and its Theological Background’ Johannes Zachhuber, Tim Howles 27 Jan 2014
24 Creative Commons Biblical Criticism and the Decline of America's Biblical Civilisation, 1865-1918: 2013 Astor Lecture The Faculty of Theology and Religion will host Professor Mark Noll (University of Notre Dame) as the Astor Lecturer in Trinity Term 2013. Mark Noll 22 May 2013
25 Marett Memorial Lecture 2012: Anthropologists and the Bible In the 2012 Marett Memorial Lecture, Professor Adam Kuper of the LSE and Fellow of the British Academy reviews a century of debate surrounding the anthropology of religion. The lecture took place at Exeter College, Oxford on 27 April 2012. Adam Kuper 24 May 2012
26 Beyond globalisation and localisation In this Departmental Seminar, Holger Jebens discusses local Christianity and 'Pluralism in a Papua New Guinea village'. 18 November 2011. Holger Jebens 24 May 2012
27 Creative Commons How God Became King Professor Tom Wright gives a lecture in Mansfield College Chapel. Tom Wright 22 May 2012
28 Creative Commons DH Lawrence 3. Christianity Catherine Brown gives the third lecture in the DH Lawrence series. Catherine Brown 28 Feb 2012
29 Twirling the Kaleidoscope: The Byzantine Empire Peter Frankopan, Director of the Centre for Byzantine Reseach, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend. Peter Frankopan 10 Oct 2011
30 The King James Bible: The End of the Road? A conversation between Melvyn Bragg and Diarmaid MacCulloch, chaired by the Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Patten of Barnes. Recorded at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High Street, Oxford, Thursday 7 July, 6.00 pm. Diarmaid MacCulloch, Melvyn Bragg, Chris Patten 25 Jul 2011
31 Evolutionary Theology Without the Concept of Progress Fraser Watts, Cambridghe, gives a talk for the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion Seminar series. Fraser Watts 22 Jul 2011
32 The Social Net(works?): Part 2: Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
33 The Social Net(works?) Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
34 The Social Net(works?): Part 1: Friendship, Community and the Social Media Revolution Panel discussion on Social Media networks asking how are traditional understandings of community and friendship affected by new mediums for communication, especially within the context of Christianity. Presented by the Veritas Forum at Oxford. Robin Dunbar, Jenny Rutherford, Graham Ward, Joel Harrison 19 Jul 2011
35 Thinking with Christians: Doing Ecclesiastical History in a secular age Sarah Foot, Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Christ Church, University of Oxford, gives the Inaugural Lecture on the 18th May 2011. Sarah Foot 31 May 2011
36 Affective hunger: bread and famine in ethiopian christian spirituality Cressida Marcus gives a talk for the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) seminar series. Cressida Marcus 06 Apr 2011
37 Creative Commons The Authorised Version in Modern Literature: David and Job get makeovers Prof Terence Wright (Newcastle University) gives the fourth lecture in the Manifold Greatness; The King James Bible 1611-2011 lecture series held at Corpus Christi College. Terrence Wright 14 Mar 2011
38 Creative Commons This book of starres': biblical constellations in the poetry of Herbert and Vaughan Prof Helen Wilcox (Bangor University) gives the third lecture in the Manifold Greatness" Oxford Celebrations of the King James Bible 1611-2011 lecture series held at Corpus Christi College. Helen Wilcox 14 Mar 2011
39 Creative Commons Scissored and Pasted: readers and writers redoing and undoing King James Prof Valentine Cunningham, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, gives the second lecture in the King James Bible series. Valentine Cunningham 08 Mar 2011
40 Creative Commons The Making of the King James (Authorised) Version of the Bible 1604-1611 Professor Pauline Croft, Royal Holloway, University of London, first in the King James Bible Anniversary lecture at Corpus Christi College. Pauline Croft 08 Mar 2011
41 'From Mission to Dialogue? Christianity in the Wake of Indian Independence' Dr Christopher Harding (Edinburgh University) presents his research on the history of Christian contemplatives in post-independence India. Christopher Harding 31 Jan 2011
42 Creative Commons Connecting the dots: Chinese scholars on Christianity in China today Final lecture of the Martin D'Arcy Memorial lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the various perspectives on how Chinese and western scholars understand christianity in china and also cross-cultural studies. Xiaoxin Wu 16 Apr 2010
43 Creative Commons Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens Third lecture in the Martin D'Arcy lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the rapid economic growth in the city of Shenzhen and also the spiritual growth within the city. Xiaoxin Wu 16 Apr 2010
44 Creative Commons The Hall of Four: politics, faith and daily life in a northern Chinese village Second lecture in the Martin D'Arcy Memorial lecture series on contemporary Chinese perspectives on Christianity in China. In this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the spread of christianity in china despite persecutions in the 18th and 19th century. Xiaoxin Wu 16 Apr 2010
45 Creative Commons Pyramid or triangle? Church, government and local Catholic communities in Fujian in the Qing Dynasty Dr Xiaoxin Wu delivers the first Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lecture on the history of Christianity in China with a look at the early Christian communities in China during the Qing Dynasty. Xiaoxin Wu 16 Apr 2010
46 Creative Commons 2.1 Recap of General Philosophy Lecture 1 Part 2.1. A brief recap on the first lecture describing how Aristotle's view of the universe, dominant throughout the middle ages in Europe, came to be gradually phased out by a modern, mechanistic view of the universe. Peter Millican 16 Mar 2010
47 Creative Commons 1.2 The Background of Early Modern Philosophy Part 1.2. Gives a very brief history of philosophy from the 'birth of philosophy' in Ancient Greece through the rise of Christianity in Europe in the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of the Modern Period. Peter Millican 19 Feb 2010
48 The Genealogy of Guilt Nietzsche's objective is not to challenge the Christian non-naturalistic account of guilt but to show that Christian representation of guilt is a product of the exploitation of human susceptibility to guilt as instrument of self-directed cruelty. Bernard Reginster 22 Dec 2009
49 A History of Christianity - Introduction to the series An introductory talk given by Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch prior to the gala screening of the first episode of the BBC TV series "A History of Christianity" at St Cross 5/11/2009. Diarmaid MacCulloch 06 Nov 2009
50 Darwin 200: Dawkins and Harries Richard Dawkins and former Bishop of Oxford Richard Harries recreate the famous Oxford evolution debate of 1860. Richard Dawkins, Richard Harries, Jeremy Paxman 16 Feb 2009