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Theological and biblical narratives relating to Covid-19
Theological and biblical narratives relating to Covid-19
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Theological and biblical narratives relating to Covid-19

We spoke to seven Bishops in the Church of England about biblical and theological narratives which they have found to be helpful and unhelpful in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. Interviews were conducted by Dr Thoko Kamwendo and edited by Helen Billam.

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Transcript -Theological and biblical narratives relating to Covid-19

Where Tech and Humanity Meet: Practice and Formation in the Church and Posthumanism – Dr Michael Burdett (Lecture) (1hr 25mins)
Where Tech and Humanity Meet: Practice and Formation in the Church and Posthumanism – Dr Michael Burdett (Lecture) (1hr 25mins)
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Where Tech and Humanity Meet: Practice and Formation in the Church and Posthumanism – Dr Michael Burdett (Lecture) (1hr 25mins)
How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose? (02:51)
How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose? (02:51)
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How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose? (02:51)

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

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Transcript - How does believing in evolution affect our sense of being unique and created with a purpose?

Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science? (03:16)
Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science? (03:16)
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Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science? (03:16)

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

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Transcript - Does the perceived break between theology and science suffer from the larger one between the humanities and science?

What can today’s cutting edge science learn from theology? (02:48)
What can today’s cutting edge science learn from theology? (02:48)
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What can today’s cutting edge science learn from theology? (02:48)

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

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Transcript - What can today's cutting-edge science learn from theology?

What does it mean to be made in the image of God? (02:46)
What does it mean to be made in the image of God? (02:46)
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What does it mean to be made in the image of God? (02:46)

Part of our ‘Short Answers to Big Questions’ series.

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Transcript - What does it mean to be made in the image of God?

Theological Perspectives pt. 2 ‘Purpose in Creation & Human Intention’ – Canon Professor Simon Oliver (Lecture) (1hr 14mins)
Theological Perspectives pt. 2 ‘Purpose in Creation & Human Intention’ – Canon Professor Simon Oliver (Lecture) (1hr 14mins)
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Theological Perspectives pt. 2 ‘Purpose in Creation & Human Intention’ – Canon Professor Simon Oliver (Lecture) (1hr 14mins)

Simon Oliver explores what we mean by ‘human nature’, Darwin’s theory of evolution and modernity’s dualisms. The talk has both a theological and philosophical framing to it.

Theological Perspectives pt. 1 ‘Imago Dei’ – Canon Professor Simon Oliver (Lecture) (1hr 7mins)
Theological Perspectives pt. 1 ‘Imago Dei’ – Canon Professor Simon Oliver (Lecture) (1hr 7mins)
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Theological Perspectives pt. 1 ‘Imago Dei’ – Canon Professor Simon Oliver (Lecture) (1hr 7mins)

Simon Oliver reflects on the Biblical notion that we are made in the image and likeness of God.

Being Human in a Technological Setting – Professor John Wyatt (Lecture) (1hr 31mins)
Being Human in a Technological Setting – Professor John Wyatt (Lecture) (1hr 31mins)
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Being Human in a Technological Setting – Professor John Wyatt (Lecture) (1hr 31mins)

John Wyatt talks about why AI and robotics should be at the top of the Christian public theological and ethical agenda.

Complexity and Decay – Professor Wilson Poon (Lecture) (57:26)
Complexity and Decay – Professor Wilson Poon (Lecture) (57:26)
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Complexity and Decay – Professor Wilson Poon (Lecture) (57:26)

Professor Wilson Poon presenting at ‘New Directions in Cosmology’ in 2013. In his talk he reflects on some of the scientific work being carried out in complexity and offers some theological reflection

Death and Dying – Professor Douglas Davies (Lecture) (1hr 9mins)
Death and Dying – Professor Douglas Davies (Lecture) (1hr 9mins)
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Death and Dying – Professor Douglas Davies (Lecture) (1hr 9mins)

Douglas Davies unpacks the process of death and dying in the context of identity.

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