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Remembering the Reformation 1517 - 2017

2017 marks the five-hundred anniversary of the beginning of the European Reformation. As part of a series of events to commemorate this event which has done so much to share modern Europe and…

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How do we look back on definitions and divisions in the sixteenth century? with David Gehring

How ever remember the past is related to how we see what is happening in our present. In this video Dr David Gehring – of Nottingham’s Department of History – looks at how our…

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How did the Reformers view their own History? with Alan Ford

The reformers were faced with many challenges, but one that is often forgotten was the need to justify their actions historically. How did it come about that the church needed reform? To what image…

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Why Study the Fin de Siècle with Frances Knight

Prof. Frances Knight, an expert on the religious history of the late nineteenth century, examines the religious dimension of the cultural movements we associate with the term ‘Fin de…

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Why Study Martin Luther with Simeon Zahl

Martin Luther (1483-1546) is the most famous of the sixteenth-century reformers who began his attach on the practices of the Catholic Church five centuries ago in 1517. Here Dr Simeon Zahl looks at…

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Objects of Belief; The Table

Tables are a part of everyday life, but they also have significance in many religious rituals which are connected with food / eating. Here Prof. Tom O’Loughlin looks at a range of meanings…

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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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Why Study Oscar Wilde with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight explores some of the religious dimensions of the life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) and in particular his Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis. She also examines…

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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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Why Study the Liturgy with Dr Francisca Rumsey

Dr Francisca Rumsey looks at the importance of liturgy in Christianity. She takes her starting point on its importance the fact that human beings are ritual animals. We constantly communicate with…

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#a-zoftheology; M is for Myth

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘myth’ when used by theologians and he argues that myths are sets of symbols that are transparent for transfinite…

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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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Sacred Calendars; Rosh Hashanah with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of the festival of Rosh Hashanah to the Jewish people. This festival represents the start of the Jewish New Year. Other videos you may wish to watch…

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Why Study Dionysus and the Bacchae with Judith Mossman

Professor Judith Mossman (Dept of Classics, University of Nottingham), and expert on Greek tragedy, introduces one of the most powerful of the plays of Euripides: The Bacchae. This gives us…

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Why Study Nostra Aetate with Archbishop Kevin McDonald

Archbishop Kevin McDonald discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin the significance of the Roman Catholic statement on that church’s view of other religions, and especially how the Catholic…

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An Introduction to the Library for Post-graduate Researchers

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) the importance of the library in…

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An Introduction to the Library for Distance Learners

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) how the library can help those who are…

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An Introduction to the Library for Undergraduate Students

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor. Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) how Undergraduates can make the best use of…

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Theologians in Conversation; What do you enjoy about teaching theology?

Dr Alison Milbank and Professor Tom O'Loughlin talk with Joe Scales, an undergraduate student in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, about the enjoyment they get from teaching…

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Theologians in Conversation; Protestants vs Catholics in Ireland

Professors Alan Ford and Tom O’Loughlin look at the problems today – both for society and religion - that the legacy of older disputes between Catholics and Protestants throw up. They ask…

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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; C is for Creed

Professor Tom O'Loughlin discusses the various meanings of the word 'creed' in Christian discourse. #a2zoftheology

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Theologians in Conversation; Protestant vs Catholic Part 1 with Alan Ford

Professor Alan Ford examines the origins of sectarianism in Ireland seeing it as an interesting example of how religions relate to identity and how that can easily mutate into extremist and…

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Theologians in Conversation; The significance of the Revised Common Lectionary

Monsignor Kevin McGinnell discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin one of the most remarkable, but least remarked upon, developments among Christian churches working together in recent decades:…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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Why Study Norse Religion with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the religion of the Vikings. She introduces their mythology and explored the fact that we…

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Why Study Women in the Anglo Saxon Church with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the role of women in the Anglo-Saxon church. Other similar videos you may wish to watch…

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Theologians in Conversation; The Reims Statement of 2011

Monsignor Kevin McGinnell discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin the statement produced by a meeting of liturgists from across a wide spectrum of English-speaking churches knows as the Reims…

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Why Study Philosphical Morranos with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, uses the term ‘philosophical Marranos’ of a group of moderns thinkers, such as Levinas and Derrida, whose common Judaism may be a key to…

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Why Study the 4th Council of the Lateran with Claire Taylor

2015 is the eighth centenary of Lateran IV – often described as the most important western church council between the Council of Nicea (325) and the Reformation. Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of…

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Why Study Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, gives his vision of the importance of theology. It is concerned with ‘thinking logically about God’ and…

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#askatheologian Why do we need chapters and verses?

Professor Tom O’Loughlin explains that the familiar chapters and verses – found in every printed bible – are to be viewed solely as a means of finding passages and particular…

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Why Study the Eucharist in Methodism with David Monkton

Dr David Monkton looks at the place of the Eucharist in Methodism from the time the Wesley’s in the eighteenth century until. He does this by taking us through one of the eucharistic hymns of…

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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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Johannes Hoff – Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa 2013 Bonaventure Lecture

Professor Johannes Hoff – from Heythrop College in London – gave the 2013 Bonaventure lecture and proposed the case that modern theology needs to radically re-examine its assumptions…

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The Bonaventure Lecture 2014; The Roots of Catholicism delivered by Dr John McDade

Dr John McDade looks at what is meant by the terms ‘Catholicism’ and ‘the Catholic Church’ – and argues that one should see Christianity as ‘Reconfigured…

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What is a Gospel with Tom O'Loughlin

Many people, whether they are Christians or not, think they know what the gospels contain, the kind of documents they are, and their purpose. This seminar argues that these are more complex questions…

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Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle Ages with Rob Lutton

Dr Rob Lutton introduces an important aspect of contemporary historical studies: the study of religion as a force that shapes lives. Religion, like it or loathe it, has not disappeared from the human…

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Pneumoconiosis

The risk factors and pathology of coal worker's pneumoconosis, silicosis and asbestosis

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Heart Valve Disease

A video podcast of the common causes and complications of heart valve disease including mitral and aortic stenosis.

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Atheroma

A video podcast of the gross and microscopic appearances of atheroma, risk factors and complications

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Heart Failure

A video podcast covering the definition, causes and complications of heart failure using gross and microscopic images of failing hearts and the associated pathology

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Aneurysms

A video podcast of the gross appearance and causes of different types of aneurysm

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Pleural Effusions

The causes and types of pleural effusion. A patient describes the presentation and symptoms of a pleural effusion.

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Infective Endocarditis

A video podcast showing the pathology of subacute and acute bacterial endocarditis, their causes and complications.

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Stomach Cancer

The risk factors, epidemiology and types of stomach tumour with gross and microscopic images

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Tumours of the Oesophagus

The pathology of malignant and benign tumours of the oesophagus

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Ischaemic Heart Disease

A video podcast of the pathology of ischaemic heart disease. Including gross and microscopic images.

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Hypertension

A short tutorial about the classification, causes and complications of hypertension

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Cerebral Ischaemia and Infarction

Types of cerebral infarct and causes of cerebral ischaemia.

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Respiratory Infections

The different types of respiratory infection including broncho and lobar pneumonia, atypical pneumonia, TB and bronchiectasis. Risk factors and gross and microscopic appearances

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Ulcerative Colitis

The clinical features and pathology of UC with gross and microscopic images

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Lung Cancer

The clinical features, gross and microscopic appearances of the different types of lung tumour

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Crohn's Disease

Pathology of Crohn's disease, interactive and illustrated. Please feed back if you prefer this style of mini tutorial

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Oesophagitis and other Disorders of the Oesophagus

Causes and pathological features of oesophagitis and other conditions including achalasia, hiatus hernia and varices.

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Intracranial Haemorrhage

Causes of intracranial haemorrhage, illustrated with gross images

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Thyroid Neoplasms

The pathology of thyroid tumours including adenomas, carcinomas and lymphomas. Illustrated with gross and microscopic images.

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Thyroiditis

Video podcast about the pathology of thyroiditis including Hashimoto's, Graves, De Quervain's and Rieded

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Diverticular Disease

Presentation and complications of diverticular disease. With gross and microscopic images

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Colorectal Cancer and Polyps

The pathology of different types of colonic polyps and the pathology of colorectal cancer.

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Simple and Multinodular Colloid Goitres

The pathology of simple and multinodular colloid goitres

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Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis

The causes, symptoms and pathology of extrinsic allergic alveolitis

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Embolism (part 1) Thromboembolism

The pathology of thromboembolism

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Breast Pathology - Inflammatory Conditions

The pathology of inflammatory conditions affecting the breast

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Parathyroid disease

Pathology of he parathyroid glands including hyper and hypoparathyroidism

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Breast Pathology - Benign Conditions

Video podcast of benign condtions including fibrocystic disease, complex scerosing lesions, firbroadenomas and other benign tumours.

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Breast Cancer - Risk Factors

A brief overview of risk factors for breast cancer

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Embolism (part 2) Non-thrombotic embolism

video podcast about fat, air, amniotic fluidand tumour embolism

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