Mark Goodacre, Professor of New Testament at Duke University, provides a regular podcast on New Testament scholarship called NT Pod. The major topics of these podcasts are the Gospels and Jesus scholarship, although Goodacre also addresses topics in Pauline scholarship, the apocryphal gospels, and other aspects of the New Testament. While the podcasts are short … Continue reading Mark Goodacre – NT Pod podcasts
Philip Harland has an ongoing series of podcasts on a wide range of topics relating to religions of the ancient Mediterranean which are available here. These include: Series 1: Paul and His Communities Podcast 1.1 Paul in his own words Podcast 1.2 The situation at Thessalonica Podcast 1.3 Paul’s response to Jesus-followers at Thessalonica Podcast … Continue reading Philip Harland’s Podcasts on Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean
In Our Time is a BBC Radio 4 programme on the history of ideas and is presented by Melvyn Bragg. Its range of episodes are classified under the headings ‘Religion’, ‘History’, ‘Culture’, ‘Philosophy’, and ‘Science’. The format consists of Bragg asking questions to, and leading a discussion with, a panel of academics. There are over … Continue reading In Our Time: Online and Podcasts (BBC Radio 4)
On April 30, 2019, at Duke Divinity School, Professor Joel Marcus delivered his retirement lecture, “Thoughts on the Parting of the Ways Between Judaism and Christianity”. The lecture commences at 2:30. An audio version, with an introduction by Ian Mills and Laura Robinson, is available care of New Testament Review.
Associate Professor Josephine Quinn (University of Oxford) discusses her book, In Search of the Phoenicians (Princeton University Press, 2017), with responses by Hindy Najman (University of Oxford) and Stephanie Dalley (Oriental Studies, University of Oxford). The panel is chaired by John Watts (University of Oxford). The panel took place on April 25, 2018, as is part of the University of … Continue reading The Phoenicians never existed: Josephine Quinn
There are a few podcasts and radio segments about on the biblical accounts of the birth of Jesus. Here are three: Dr Robert Myles (Murdoch University) speaks about the birth of Jesus on the Rev Bill Crews podcast. “What Does History Say About the Birth of Jesus” (December 24, 2017) https://omnystudio.com/d/clips/88b564ea-a9a6-4751-910a-a5d800019396/cb46b451-312f-4182-aa29-a6d6004f5b47/6af18548-8f59-4cef-a56e-a85300b5bac7/audio.mp3 Also, Professor Francesca … Continue reading Biblical Scholars on the Christmas Story
In March 2011, the University of Oxford hosted a lecture series in Corpus Christi College, in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible 1611-2011. The lectures are available in audio and video format at the links below. In addition, there is audio and video of a conversation between broadcaster Melvyn Bragg and … Continue reading The King James Bible Lecture Series, University of Oxford
Professor Larry Hurtado (University of Edinburgh) discusses his views on the development of Christology and the concept of God in the New Testament, in two podcasts on Trinities.org. 1. (Podcast 99) “Dr. Larry Hurtado on early high christology” (begins at 10:50) mp3 Stitcher iTunes Dr. Hurtado explains the term “early high christology” and what it … Continue reading Larry Hurtado on Early High Christology and the New Testament God
Professor Mark Noll (University of Notre Dame) delivers the “Biblical Criticism and the Decline of America’s Biblical Civilisation, 1865-1918”, the 2013 Astor Lecture at the University of Oxford. Mark Noll identifies the year 1865 as the year in which the American Bible civilisation cracked. The lecture is available in mp3 audio format.
The third installment of the Biblical Studies Online podcasts is now available on iTunes. The theme is ‘Jesus, Paul and Empire’: James Crossley talks about a major recent trend in New Testament scholarship which casts Jesus, the Gospels and Paul as anti-imperial thinkers and suggests that while there may be some truth in this description, … Continue reading Biblical Studies Online Podcast 3: Jesus, Paul and Empire
Our very own brand of Biblical Studies Online podcast are available on iTunes. Biblical Studies Online podcasts will be a fairly regular (hopefully 1-2 every month), about 10 minutes long, and will cover a wide range of topics in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, early Judaism, New Testament, historical criticism, reception, and more. One notable feature will … Continue reading Biblical Studies Online on iTunes
Dr T. Michael Law presents a podcast series on the Greek Bible and related literature: The Septuagint Sessions. The podcasts commenced on February 17, 2014. The podcasts are available: on iTunes; or by subscribing to The Septuagint Sessions RSS feed; or on Michael Law’s website. Michael Law is author of When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of … Continue reading T. Michael Law: The Septuagint Sessions podcast
Vanderbilt University provides a series of podcasts containing interviews with academic staff about their recent publications: “Interviews with Divinity/GDR Faculty“. Some of these interviews involve biblical studies, for example: Jack Sasson talks about his forthcoming book Judges 1-12: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary , October 21, 2013 Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman talks about A Jew’s Best Friend?: The Image of the … Continue reading Interviews with Divinity/GDR Faculty at Vanderbilt
The Radio 4 series, Beyond Belief can be downloaded as mp3s, and many of the episodes are relevant for biblical studies. One biblical studies contribution is from Francesca Stavrakopoulou covering the history of ‘biblical archaeology’, historicity, and the Dead Sea Scrolls and the historical Jesus. There is also further discussion about archaeology in relation to … Continue reading Beyond Belief: Radio 4 Episodes