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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

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Sports facility access - Clare

A sports facilities access video filmed at Jubilee Sports Centre with disabled student - Clare Stephenson-Hunter. The video features Clare's journey through the facility as a disabled student,…

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Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

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Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

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Sacred Calendars;Thanksgiving in the United States of America with Dr Simeon Zahl

Dr Simeon Zahl describes his experience, as an American, of celebrating a relatively modern festival: Thanksgiving in the United States of America.A similar video from the Sacred Calendars…

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Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

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David Ross Sports Village - construction update

Take a look inside David Ross Sports Village as progress continues on the build of this £40m project. Once completed, the facility will be an outstanding, inspirational and accessible sports…

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Sacred Calendars; The Jewish Year - an overview with Mendy Lent

All religions use time as a central element in the way they celebrate. They have a sacred year – a sequence of festivals arranged in an annual cycle. Here Rabbi Mendy Lent introduces the…

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Why Study Plutarch and Delphi with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – c. 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest writings…

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Why Study Disability and Disease with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at how disability and disease were viewed by Christians during the Middle Ages. She uses evidence that comes…

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A-Z of Theology; E is for Eucharist

Professor Tom O’Loughlin points out a complexity in the use of the word ‘eucharist.’ It is usually thought of as just a technical name for a ritual – the ritual practiced…

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A - Z of Theology; B is for Blessing

Professor Tom O'Loughlin discusses the various meanings of the word 'blessing' in Christian discourse. #a2zoftheology Other videos that may be of interest to you include: Why Study…

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Why Study The Book of Deuteronomy with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch introduces the key themes is the Book of Deuteronomy. While we think of it a mainly a collection of laws and legal material, we should not lose sight of its two great themes. First,…

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#AskATheologian; What's in the name, Jesus Christ?

Professor Tom O’Loughlin looks at the name ‘Jesus Christ.’ Most people think this is just a forename-plus-surname and hence we speak of ‘what Christ said’ or the…

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Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

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Why Study the Eucharist in Contemporary Methodism with David Monkton

Dr David Monkton looks at how there has been a renewal of Eucharistic understanding in contemporary Methodism. This has come about from a variety of sources such as a rediscovery of Methodism’s…

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Why Study Sufism with Harith bin Ramli

Dr Harith bin Ramli introduces a tradition of theology and religious practice that arose in the third century after the Prophet (circa 9th Century AD) which is known as Sufism. Sufism represents an…

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Emily Cooper - BA Creative and Professional Writing

Emily tells us what she has enjoyed about her course.

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Horizon - Shaping the Future through Ubiquitous Technology

The Horizon project looks to the future, exploring the line between privacy and security through data collection and appropriate usage of personal information. Find out more about the Horizon…

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Study What You Love - Arts Courses

Employers talk about the skills Arts students can gain from studying a subject that they love and how these can benefit them in the future. Visit the…

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Study What You Love - Judith Bannerman (Archaeology Alumna)

Judith talks about the variety of skills she developed whilst studying Archaeology and the diverse range of opportunities these gave her after she graduated. Visit the…

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Study What You Love - Andy Souter (Archaeology Alumnus)

Andy talks about his experiences of studying Archaeology and how studying an Arts degree can benefit students in their future career. Visit the…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - Use the Gears!

Phill Windsor explains what his gadget has to do with using the gears of a car. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - Patch the Pink Dog!

Keith Baker from the Environmental Technology Centre talks us through how his gadget was able to sweeten wine without adding sugar and make cat food more palatable for the cats. The team at the…

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