Historical Jesus Lectures on YouTube

Historical Jesus Lectures on YouTube January 14, 2014

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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdWKbjBIZls

That lecture relates to his book The Historical Christ and the Theological Jesus. Below is another lecture, by John P. Meier, on what sort of Jew Jesus was:

And of course, there are others that you probably already know about, such as the one from Dale Martin’s Yale course:

See as well the ones I mentioned just a few days ago when Biblical Studies Online was launched. There’s quite a wealth of resources out there now, although the question of how many people will choose such high-quality lectures over other things which don’t reflect the same scholarly expertise is another matter.


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