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    • War on climate change 

      Humphrey, Matthew
      In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a ...
    • War, peace & political thought 

      Holland, Ben
      As taught Spring Semester 2011. This is an advanced module in the history of international political thought for MA students. It is structured in two parts. The first, comprising sessions 2-7, is concerned with an ...
    • Weapons of mass destruction 

      Rendal, Matthew
      This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. With the possible exception of climate change, weapons of mass destruction are probably the only thing ...
    • Why do we do proofs? 

      Feinstein, Joel
      The aim of this session is to motivate students to understand why we might want to do proofs, why proofs are important, and how they can help us. In particular, the student will learn the following: proofs can help you to ...
    • Why study church history? 

      Ford, Alan
      Two eminent modern church historians, Prof. Alan Ford and Dr Frances Knight, discuss the nature of their discipline exploring how it sits between the aims of historians and theologians: belonging to both disciplines, it ...
    • Why study Ibn Taymiyya? 

      Hoover, Jon
      Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328 C.E.) was an Islamic thinker who has exerted, and continues to exert, an enormous influence within Islamic thought. Taymiyya was often quoted by the late Osama Bin Laden and in this video, Jon Hoover, ...
    • Why study icons? 

      Cunningham, Mary
      Icons – religious images from the eastern Churches – are far more than religious images as seen in western churches: they enable an encounter between the observer and the mystery. In this video, Mary Cunningham, an expert ...
    • Why study Karl Rahner? : with Dr Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Kilby, Karen; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      The work of the German theologian Karl Rahner (1904-84) has had a profound influence in the later decades of the twentieth century. In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Karen Kilby, one of the world’s foremost ...
    • Why study modern church history? 

      Knight, Frances
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr. Frances Knight, an authority on modern church history, describes her discipline and argues that it provides an irreplaceable vantage point for understanding religion and its ...
    • Why study Orthodox Christianity? 

      Cunningham, Mary
      Most English-speakers, when they think of Christianity, think only of its Latin, western forms, be they Catholic or Protestant. But this is only half the story: there are also all the churches of the East, often collectively ...
    • Why study Rudolf Bultmann? 

      Gagey, Henri
      Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976) was a German Lutheran theologian whose work highlighted the difficulties of treating early Christian texts as simple historical narratives, while at the same time highlighting their importance ...
    • Why study systematic theology? : with Dr Simon Oliver in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Oliver, Simon; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver, an expert in systematic theology, explains what is meant by ‘systematics’ within the field of theology, how it relates to other parts of the discipline, and its ...
    • Why study systematic theology? : with Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Kilby, Karen; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Karen Kilby, an expert in systematic theology, explains what is meant by ‘systematics’ within the field of theology, and how it emerges out of the questions that believers ask ...
    • Why study the Book of Common Prayer? : with Dr Frances Knight in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Knight, Frances; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Frances Knight, an expert in history of Anglicanism, shows how a single book from the early nineteenth century – a copy of the Book of Common Prayer – can be the key to ...
    • Why study the Didache? 

      O'Loughlin, Thomas
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Professor Thomas O’Loughlin argues that a single, short, first-century Christian text, known as the Didache (‘the training’) can provide a valuable window into the lives of the ...
    • Why study Thomas Aquinas? 

      Oliver, Simon; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver discusses why he devotes so much attention to the medieval Dominican theologian, Thomas Aquinas (1225-74); and argues that when someone today comes to grips with ...
    • Windows on war : Soviet posters 1943-1945 

      Marsh, C. E.
      See the largest collection of Russian WWII propaganda posters outside the former Soviet Union in this video with Professor Cynthia Marsh April 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor ...
    • Xerte 

      Unknown author
      Xerte is an xml editor and run time engine that makes it easy to create and deploy interactive learning objects that are highly accessible and SCORM compliant. Xerte helps you focus on interactive design by providing tools ...