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Why Study Church in the Furnace

In 1917, at the height of the First World War, F.B. MacNutt edited a collection of 17 essays entitled The Church in the Furnace. These essays were written by Anglican army chaplains who reflected on…

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G.A. Studdert-Kennedy the Man

‘Woodbine Willie’ – the Anglican World War I padre who gave cigarettes to the troops and wrote poetry - is well known. But the man himself, G.A. Studdert-Kennedy is not nearly so…

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Is Studdert-Kennedy relevant to the Twenty-first Century?

Dr Stuart Bell argues that the early twentieth-century Anglican writer, G.A. Studdert-Kennedy (better known as ‘Woodbine Willie’), is the first modern British theologian in that he…

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Why Study G.A. Studdert Kennedy with Stuart Bell

Famous to the British soldiers of the Great War as ‘Woodbine Willie,’ the Revd G.A. Studdert Kennedy (1883-1929) is also a great forgotten theologian. In this video, Dr Stuart Bell…

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Why Study Faith in Conflict? The Changes it brought to the Theology of Britain

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses how the experience of the war had a long lasting affect on Christian…

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Why Study Faith in Conflict? Impact on Ordinary Lives with Dr Stuart Bell

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses the experience of one man from Derbyshire in the Great War and how…

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Why Study Faith in Conflict? Deconstructing the Myths of the Great War with Stuart Bell

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses the myths that grew up about the Great War and religion.

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Why Study Ethics in the Hebrew Bible with Carly Crouch

In discussion of ethics and morality one can often hear someone say that ‘the bible says … .’ But this video explores how what ‘the bible says’ is far from a simple…

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Charging Against Napoleon - Part 5: Napoleon

Charging Against Napoleon - Part 5: Napoleon

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Charging Against Napoleon - Part 4: Battlefield Tourism

Charging Against Napoleon - Part 4: Battlefield Tourism

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Charging Against Napoleon - Part 3: History of the Battle

Charging Against Napoleon - Part 3: History of the Battle

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Charging Against Napoleon - Part 2: Wellington

Charging Against Napoleon - Part 2: Wellington

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Charging Against Napoleon - Part 1: Peninsular Wars

Charging Against Napoleon - Part 1: Peninsular Wars

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Charging Against Napoleon - Introduction

Charging Against Napoleon - Introduction

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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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#askatheologian; Who was Ibn Taymiyya?

Dr Jon Hoover gives an introduction to Ibn Taymiyya. He was a scholar who lived in Damascus 800 years ago, but is very influential among many Islamic groups today.

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Celebrating 100 years of Russian and Slavonic Studies

1915 is when it all began, a small department with a big heart. What a century it has been. In this video we meet former students and academics and the current Head of Department. We hear about many…

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Why Study the History of Pentecostalism with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, discusses the origins of Pentecostalism at the end of the nineteenth century with Dr Frances Knight. He describes how…

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M13193 The War in Iraq

M13193 The War in Iraq with Andrew Mumford

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M13192 Rethinking the Cold War

M13192 Rethinking the Cold War with Ben Holland

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Why Study William Temple with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight introduces William Temple (1881-1944), Archbishop of Canterbury (1942-44) who has been described as the spiritual father of the Welfare State. A quintessential member of the…

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In the Shadow of War

In the Shadow of War features the work of a generation of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain. Visual Arts Officer, Neil Walker talks us through the theme of this exhibition and the…

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In the Shadow of War – Graham Sutherland’s ‘Crucifixion’

In the Shadow of War features the work of a generation of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain. Visual Arts Officer, Neil Walker talks us through Graham Sutherland’s…

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In the Shadow of War - the sculpture

In the Shadow of War features the work of a generation of artists who rose to prominence in post-war Britain. Visual Arts Officer, Neil Walker talks us through the sculpture included in the show. …

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'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

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'Comfort Women' - Japanese student explains why she studies the issue

PhD Student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, explains why she decided to learn more about the plight of 'Comfort Women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery…

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Windows on War

A short film on the Windows on War project. Listen to project participants and how they built the online exhibition. For more information visit: http://windowsonwar.nottingham.ac.uk/

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Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war

On March 10 241BC a huge naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily between the Romans and their archenemies the Carthaginians. It put an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on…

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