In this podcast we discuss 'Biblical Literacy' with Katie Edwards (Director of the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies). We discuss the use of the bible in popular culture, and the different types of literacy that exist in the modern day, some of which are often ignored. We discuss the bible in comedy, advertising and film, and notions of how this relates to the 'text'.
In this interview we chat with Dr James Aitken about his recently published 'Companion to the Septuagint'. Aitken talks about the Septuagint in general, and about what makes the Companion a unique reference resource. Aitken also discusses his future research.
In this interview we discuss the life and work of Constantine Tischendorf -- the man who discovered Codex Sinaiticus -- with Professor Stanley E. Porter (McMaster Divinity College). The interview includes insights into Porter's recent book on Tischendorf, published to coincide with Tischendorf's bicentenary in January 2015.
Professor Joan Taylor (King's College London) talks about Geza Vermes' final book 'The True Herod' and about her own journey into academia. Includes a reading from the final chapter of the book, rehabilitating Herod from the popular vision of him as the great slaughterer of the innocents. Perfect for Christmas!
In this podcast we talk to Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou (Exeter University, UK) about her books 'Land of Our Fathers' and 'Religious Diversity in Ancient Israel and Judah' and about the challenges and opportunities facing biblical studies as a discipline.
Dominic Mattos, Publisher for T&T Clark, recently interviewed Prof. Chris Keith on the subject of Social Memory Theory and the criteria of authenticity in the study of the historical Jesus. You can listen directly or download the interview by clicking on the player below.