Philosophy & Religious Studies


Philosophy & Religious Studies

Interpreting the New Testament – Biblical Criticism

In this course, Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) explores the varieties of New Testament criticism. In the first module, we introduce the study of biblical criticism, and the challenges involved in reviewing scripture in...

5 lectures

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Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Gospel of John – Prologue

In this course, Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) explores John 1:1-18 (The Prologue). In the first module, we introduce The Prologue, and the debate concerning the authorship of The Prologue in relation to the authorship of John’s...

5 lectures

0:55:00

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Messianic Prophecies

In this course, Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) explores Messianic Prophecies in the context of the New Testament. In the first module, we introduce the function of scriptural proofs, and important citations in the Gospels of...

5 lectures

0:53:13

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Christian Moral Principles

In this course, Dr Ulrich Schmiedel (University of Edinburgh) explores Christian moral principles, and the engagement between religion and politics. In the first module, we examine the role of religion in the public sphere and responses to the...

5 lectures

0:48:37

Dr Ulrich Schmiedel

Edinburgh University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Virtue Ethics and Christianity

In this course, Dr Ryan Byerly (University of Sheffield) explores virtue ethics, and Christianity. In the first module, we examine virtue ethics as a normative theory. In the second module we analyse the nature and role of the virtues themselves...

6 lectures

0:52:29

Dr Ryan Byerly

Sheffield University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Anselm on God, Eternity and Free Will

In this course, Professor John Marenbon (University of Cambridge) explores Anselm’s response to the problem of prescience. In the first module, we introduce some background to the life and work of Anselm of Canterbury. In the second module, we...

6 lectures

0:52:21

Prof. John Marenbon

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Ancient Philosophical Influences: Plato

In this course, Professor Lewis Ayres (University of Durham) explores Plato’s Influence on the Philosophy of Religion and Christianity. In the first module, we consider the idea of influence, and the context of Plato’s life and work. In the second...

4 lectures

0:39:07

Professor Lewis Ayres

Durham University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Marx and Liberation Theology

In this course, Professor Tim Gorringe (University of Exeter) explores Marx and liberation theology. In the first module, we explore the roots and varieties of Marxisms and liberation theologies. In the second module, we examine the significance...

6 lectures

0:57:49

Professor Tim Gorringe

Exeter University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Gender and Society

In this course, Dr Nicole Graham (University of Kent) explores the relationship between gender and society in religious thought. In the first module, we consider the relationship between religion, gender and society with special attention to the...

6 lectures

0:54:52

Dr Nicole Graham

Kent University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Materialism

In this course, Professor Paul Noordhof (University of York) explores materialism. In the first module, we introduce materialism by explaining matter and the meaning of composition. In the second module, we examine various arguments for...

6 lectures

0:59:42

Professor Paul Noordhof

York University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Themes in Catholic Thought

In this course, Professor Lewis Ayres (University of Durham) explores some of the major themes in Catholic thought. In the first module, we consider changes in Catholic doctrine following the publication of four documents of the Second Vatican...

4 lectures

0:39:40

Professor Lewis Ayres

Durham University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Cosmological Argument

In this course, Professor John Cottingham (University of Reading) explores the cosmological argument. In the first module, we introduce the a posteriori and inductive methods involved in cosmological arguments for God’s existence, and outline...

5 lectures

0:55:38

Prof. John Cottingham

Reading University

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