Theology and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Studies
Various
This album collects together the wide range of research and perspectives by experts in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at The University of Nottingham.
Deliver us from evil
The Catholic Church has approved plans for an exorcism centre in Poland, where there are more than 50 exorcists working. But as Dr Richard Bell explains - exorcisms are more common than we might like to think and much closer to home. Dr Bell is the author of Deliver us from Evil and works in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University.
May 13, 2010
10 min
Speaking for Islam
An exclusive interview with one of the world’s leading experts on Islam and its relationship with the West. Professor John Esposito, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and Professor of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC, visited The University of Nottingham to deliver the Firth lectures in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Professor Esposito has co-authored Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think.
May 13, 2010
18 min
Shariah Law – the heart of the debate
Why does it seem impossible to have a rational public debate on the relationship between the West and the Islamic world? Professor Hugh Goddard answers this question as he reflects on 24 years as Professor of Christian Muslim Relations at The University of Nottingham.
May 13, 2010
22 min
The Pope and Jesus
Dr Angus Paddison and Dr Adrian Pabst In this podcast we hear about a major conference at the University, based on a hotly debated book by Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger. Experts from around the world are gathering to debate major questions arising from the book, chiefly the concept of Jesus as an historical figure, Christ of faith, or both.
May 13, 2010
14 min
Joining forces for good
Could inter-religious approaches help resolve the situation in the Middle East? In this podcast Rev. David Burrell - Hesburgh Professor Emeritus in Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame - talks about his astonishing career and work in the field of comparative theological study.
May 13, 2010
18 min
A plague on both houses
In this interview news of a hard-hitting TV documentary by Dr Conor Cunningham on the notion that Darwin killed God
Apr 22, 2010
34 min