Program Videos

Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious

Date: 
01/23/2013 - 12:00pm
Speaker: 

Chris Stedman

 

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Power Shifts: How Social Media Changed Religion & Politics in 2012 . . . and Why

Date: 
10/28/2012 - 7:30pm
Speaker: 
Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

 

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Jews Read the New Testament: An Exploration of "The Jewish Annotated New Testament"

Date: 
09/12/2012 - 12:30pm
Speaker: 

Dr. Marc Z. Brettler

 

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The Return of the Chaos Monsters

Date: 
05/17/2012 - 6:30pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Gregory Mobley

This lecture was given by Dr. Mobley at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Bible Society. It focuses on the Bible as inherently story, touches on universal archetypes contained in the scriptures, and places the Bible in the company of other ancient literature, such as Homer's Odyssey.

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Crisis, Faith, and Action - with Dr. Steve Chase

Date: 
02/15/2012 - 12:30pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Steve Chase

Crisis, Faith, and Action: Transitioning to a Beloved Community in the Era of Peak Oil, Climate Change, and a Dysfunctional Global Economy

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Wrestling with the Bible - w/ Rev. Anne Robertson

Date: 
12/06/2011 - 12:30pm
Speaker: 
Rev. Anne Robertson
Like Jacob wrestling with God at the Jabbok River in Genesis 32, many who settle in to really read the Bible end up wrestling with portions of the text that seem offensive, obscure, or confusing.  Those who take the Bible literally have one way of dealing with these texts, but what about those of us who want to take the Bible seriously but not necessarily literally?
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God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible (Video) - Harrell Beck Lecture 2011

Date: 
10/25/2011 - 7:00pm
Speaker: 
Adam Nicolson
A net of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson and Bacon; of the Gunpowder Plot; the worst outbreak of the plague England had ever seen; Arcadian landscapes; murderous, toxic slums; and, above all, of sometimes overwhelming religious passion.
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Prejudice & Christian Beginnings

Date: 
10/06/2011 - 12:30pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Laura Nasrallah

Professor Laura Nasrallah discusses her latest book, Prejudice and Christian Beginnings, a book of essays coedited with Professor Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza.

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The Lives of Nones (and the People Who Study Them)

Date: 
05/24/2011 - 12:00pm
Speaker: 

Alfredo Garcia

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Verily, Verily, I Say Unto You: Remember the Virtues of the King James Bible Lo These Last 400 Years!!

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Date: 
04/11/2011 - 12:00pm
Speaker: 
Jon M. Sweeney

 Jon M. Sweeney is the author of many books, including the brand new Verily, Verily: The KJV - 400 Years of Influence and Beauty.

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