The Videofullest Biblical Studies Carnival Ever!

Jeff Carter (yes, that Jeff Carter) is hosting the latest Biblical Studies Carnival. And it is chock full not only of links to interesting posts, but also fantastic video context. I’ll include a couple of samples below, but click through for much, much more. And there are also a couple of Hebrews Highlights for this month, [Read More…]

Metropolitan Youth Orchestra 20th Anniversary Classical Concert

Here are the videos of MYO’s Orchestra A’s performances at their recent Classical Concert at the Hilbert Circle Theater. They performed a movement from Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony: The Bach Concerto for Two Violins (with double the soloists): And Hoedown from Aaron Copland’s Rodeo: If you’d like to learn more about the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, here’s [Read More…]

Wow, Ask!

This is another video that was entered into the PALNI contest that I blogged about last year, but which I didn't get around to sharing until now. It features Indiana Jones looking for the Holy Grail and so taking the obvious step of visiting a library. Today is my first day of classes this semester, [Read More…]

BioLogos on Patheos

Patheos has partnered with BioLogos to offer a number of videos on topics related to religion and science. Here is one example, about the ways those people who promote pseudoscience in the name of protecting children actually set them up to lose their faith when they discover they’ve been lied to: When I was up in [Read More…]

John J. Collins Lectures

Thank you to Nijay Gupta for drawing attention to these two videos of lectures by John J. Collins. The topics of the lectures are “Torah and Jewish Identity in Second Temple Judaism” and “Non-Mosaic Forms of Judaism in Second Temple Judaism.” [Read more…]

Historical Jesus Lectures

I previously shared a selection of YouTube videos of lectures about the historical figure of Jesus, but one of them has since disappeared, and several more have come to my attention. And since a friend asked about videos and podcasts, I thought I would share a collection of some more such useful videos. Click on [Read More…]

Historical Jesus Lectures on YouTube

I remember just a few years ago when the number of scholarly materials on YouTube was minimal. My how that’s changed! Johnny Walker mentioned this lecture by Dale Allison on his blog today: That lecture relates to his book The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus. Below is another lecture, by John P. Meier, on [Read More…]

Save the Day for the Day of the Doctor

The BBC has released two short “sting” videos encouraging people to #savetheday for “The Day of the Doctor,” the 50th anniversary Doctor Who special which will air on November 23rd. Do you think they give too much away? HT Doctor Who TV. I think that the official Doctor Who 50th anniversary trailer I shared previously [Read More…]

New Doctor Who Videos

Here’s the new Doctor Who Children In Need video: And here’s the trailer for the Christmas special: [Read more…]

Learning to Speak Hoosier

These would have been more useful to me a few years ago, but I can enjoy them now. HT to Jen McCreight for pointing them out. The second one becomes particularly funny when you realize that the speaker describing his travels hasn’t left Indiana. [Read more…]


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