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In this series of videos, academic staff from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham discuss Sacred Calendars.

Sacred Calendars University of Nottingham

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In this series of videos, academic staff from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham discuss Sacred Calendars.

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    Sacred Calendar: Pesach, Agata Bielik-Robson

    Sacred Calendar: Pesach, Agata Bielik-Robson

    Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.

    • 11 Min.
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    Sacred Calendar: Pesach, Holger Zellentin

    Sacred Calendar: Pesach, Holger Zellentin

    Holger Zellentin, an expert in Jewish history, looks at the origins of the Jewish celebration of Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). He talks about how its meaning has been shaped by its history down the centuries.

    • 11 Min.
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    Sacred Calendar: Easter, Tom O'Loughlin

    Sacred Calendar: Easter, Tom O'Loughlin

    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.

    • 10 Min.
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    Sacred Calendar: Pascha, Mary Cunningham

    Sacred Calendar: Pascha, Mary Cunningham

    Mary Cunningham, an expert in Orthodox theology, discusses the meaning of Easter, which is the greatest of the Christian feasts, and what it means to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. She also relates how Eastern Christians celebrate this festival.

    • 10 Min.
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    Sacred Calendar: Pentecost, Tom O'Loughlin

    Sacred Calendar: Pentecost, Tom O'Loughlin

    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 of meanings, but all of which are connected with the belief that the Holy Spirit is present in the Church.

    • 10 Min.
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    Sacred Calendar: Ramadan, with Shujahat Aslam

    Sacred Calendar: Ramadan, with Shujahat Aslam

    Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies.
    He describes what happens during the time, and what it means to those who celebrate it.

    • 10 Min.

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