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Why Study Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham?

Why Study Theology and Religious Studies University of Nottingham

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Why Study Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham?

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    Why Study Systematic Theology with Karen Kilby

    Why Study Systematic Theology with Karen Kilby

    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 in seeking to make sense of their faith.

    • 9 min
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    Why Study Systematic Theology with Simon Oliver

    Why Study Systematic Theology with Simon Oliver

    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 relevance in today’s culture.

    • 12 min
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    Why Study Thomas Aquinas, with Simon Oliver

    Why Study Thomas Aquinas, with Simon Oliver

    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 his thought, that learning experience trains one to think theologically.

    • 11 min
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    Why Study Karl Rahner, with Karen Kilby

    Why Study Karl Rahner, with Karen Kilby

    In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr.Karen Kilby is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the work of the German theologian Karl Rahner (1904-84) whose work had a profound influence in the later decades of the twentieth century. Here she identifies key elements of his thought and suggests that these are still valuable insights for Christian thinkers.

    • 12 min
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    Why Study Early Christianity, with Tom O'Loughlin

    Why Study Early Christianity, with Tom O'Loughlin

    In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Thomas O’Loughlin is an historical theologian who studies the life and theology of the churches in the early and medieval periods. In this film he explains how an undertstanding of the life of those communities in inseparable form an appreciation of their thought.

    • 10 min
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    Why Study the Didache, with Tom O'Loughlin

    Why Study the Didache, with Tom O'Loughlin

    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 earliest Christian communities and enhance our reading of their better known writings such as the gospels.

    • 11 min

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