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LIVE: Origen and Scripture

LIVE: Origen and Scripture

MRB July 23, 2013 1

A discussion with Peter W. Martens on his Origen and Scripture With guests and MRB editors Andrew Radde-Gallwitz, Darren Sarisky, and Mark DelCogliano.    

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40 Years On: Adela Yarbro Collins talks to Michael Thate

40 Years On: Adela Yarbro Collins talks to Michael Thate

MRB July 22, 2013 1

Adela Yarbro Collins reflects on a fruitful career of New Testament study MRB editor Michael J. Thate recently spoke with Adela Yarbro Collins, the Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation at Yale

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Karima Bennoune on Human Rights, Religion, and Democracy in the Arab Spring

Karima Bennoune on Human Rights, Religion, and Democracy in the Arab Spring

MRB July 15, 2013 0

What is democracy? MRB interviews Karima Bennoune Karima Bennoune is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis School of Law and the author of the forthcoming book, Your Fatwa Does Not

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Stephen Prothero talks to Charles Halton about American Religion

Stephen Prothero talks to Charles Halton about American Religion

MRB July 8, 2013 0

Interfaith 2.0, America’s Bible, and No Common Creed Stephen Prothero is a Professor in the Department of Religion at Boston University. He specializes in American religion and is a frequent contributor to CNN, NBC,

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Leila Ahmed talks to Ingrid Lilly about Islam and feminism

Leila Ahmed talks to Ingrid Lilly about Islam and feminism

MRB July 3, 2013 0

Egyptian-American scholar on Islam, feminism, and the veil Leila Ahmed is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School, and was the first professor of women’s studies ever appointed at HDS.

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Joseph W. Williams talks about his new book, <i>Spirit Cure</i>

Joseph W. Williams talks about his new book, Spirit Cure

MRB June 24, 2013 0

MRB editor Joseph Williams on Pentecostal healing, Oral Roberts, and making money on the Holy Ghost    

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Mauro Perani talks about the Bologna Torah Scroll

Mauro Perani talks about the Bologna Torah Scroll

MRB June 3, 2013 3

The oldest complete Torah scroll re-discovered in Bologna Professor Mauro Perani talked with us this morning by telephone from his office in Bologna. He spoke about his re-discovery of the world’s oldest known complete

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Peter Brown talks with Ioannis Mylonopoulos, Part 2

Peter Brown talks with Ioannis Mylonopoulos, Part 2

MRB May 29, 2013 0

In Part 2 of Ioannis Mylonopoulos’s interview with Peter Brown (catch up with Part 1), the eminent historian talks about his latest book, Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the

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Peter Brown talks with Ioannis Mylonopoulos, Part 1

Peter Brown talks with Ioannis Mylonopoulos, Part 1

MRB May 22, 2013 1

Peter Brown’s now famous biography of Augustine, first published in 1967, established his reputation as an authority. Since then he has made dozens of other contributions to history and religion in the western world.

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Tributes to Geza Vermes, June 22, 1924-May 8, 2013

Tributes to Geza Vermes, June 22, 1924-May 8, 2013

MRB May 15, 2013 2

Geza Vermes passed away one week ago today. On many occasions during seven years in Oxford from 2005-2012, I witnessed his captivating personality combined with a sharp (or perhaps: still sharpening) intellect. At times

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