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    • Sacred calendars : Easter 

      O’Loughlin, Thomas
      Thomas O’Loughlin, an expert in early Christian theology, discusses the meaning of Easter, which is the greatest of the Christian feasts, its origins, its connections with baptism, and its place in the Christian calendar today.
    • Sacred calendars : Pentecost 

      O’Loughlin, Thomas
      Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin, an expert on early Christianity, discusses the origins of the annual feast of Pentecost (often called ‘Whit’). This is the feast which comes 50 days after Easter and is celebrated with a variety ...
    • 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 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 ...