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Augustine on Human Nature

In this course Professor Lewis Ayres (Durham University) explores St. Augustine of Hippo’s views on human nature. In the first module, we introduce Augustine’s views on the experience of human nature, as told through his major works ‘The City of...

6 lectures

0:55:32

Professor Lewis Ayres

Durham University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Person of Jesus

In this course Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) examines the identities associated with the person of Jesus. In the first module, we introduce the person of Jesus by providing some historical background, and assessing the nature...

6 lectures

1:01:58

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Death and the Afterlife

In this course Dr Chris Deacy (University of Kent) explores death and the afterlife. In the first module, we think about some questions raised by the fact of death and the prospect of an afterlife. After that, we look at the role of Heaven,...

6 lectures

0:51:16

Dr Chris Deacy

Kent University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Religious Pluralism

In this course Professor Gavin D’Costa (University of Bristol) explores religious pluralism in Christian thought. In the first module, we examine John Hick’s arguments for religious pluralism. After that, in the second module, we look at the...

4 lectures

0:39:51

Professor Gavin D'Costa

Bristol University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Gender and Theology

In this course, Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft (University of Cambridge) explores gender and theology. In the first module we introduce the relationship between gender, feminism, and theology. In the second module, we consider feminist theology in...

6 lectures

1:09:12

Dr Ruth Jackson Ravenscroft

Cambridge 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

Divine Action

In this course, Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie (University of Edinburgh) explores knowledge of God and divine action. In the first module, we critically examine traditional sources of knowledge of God in light of modern science and sociology. In the...

6 lectures

1:05:08

Dr Sarah Lane Ritchie

Edinburgh 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

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

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