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Ancient history

Herculaneum: Facts about Mount Vesuvius

Everyone knows the story about Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius. It’s as famous as the Dead Sea Scrolls. But did you know that the city of Herculaneum (or Ercolano) met a similar fate? Join Kenneth Lapatin, curator of the J. Paul Getty Museum, for a discussion of the book, Buried by Vesuvius: The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum. 

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American History Ancient history

This Podcast Wants You to Know the Stories and Names of Forgotten Women

Sometimes the greatest stories are found in the most unlikely places. Thanks to a lonely grave in a Colorado cemetery, scores of women largely lost to history are having their stories shared with thousands.

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American History Ancient history

What’s Her Name Podcast Origin

The What’s Her Name podcast, co-hosted by Olivia Meikle and Katie Nelson, tells the stories of fascinating women you’ve never heard of, but should have.

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Ancient history Bible Come Follow Me

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Holy Land with HGM Williamson

What was the Holy Land? Where is it? Writings from the time period can be found in Second Temple literature like the Dead Sea Scrolls, but the region isn’t easily defined. Old Testament scholar H. G. M. Williamson walks readers through a 3,000-year period which gave birth to today’s three major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Ancient history New Testament Theology

Michael F. Bird and Evangelical Theology

Michael F. Bird is a biblical theologian and the author or editor of more than 30 books, including a collaboration with New Testament scholar N. T. Wright. He is Academic Dean and Lecturer in Theology at Ridley College.

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Ancient history

Peter Marshall and the English Reformation

Historians often interpret the English Reformation in simple ways, but the reality was messy. Join historian Peter Marshall as he discusses his book, Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation.

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Ancient history History

Meet Enoch Seminar Director Gabriele Boccaccini

Dr. Gabriele Boccaccini discusses the Enoch Seminar, a group devoted to studying the common roots of early Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. 

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Ancient history History

Philip Jenkins Books: ‘Crucible of Faith’ Author Interview

Philip Jenkins is a distinguished scholar who teaches at Baylor University. His work can be found on sites like Patheos, The Christian Century, and The Gospel Coalition, and there are more than a few Philip Jenkins books about the history of Christianity. Dr. Philip Jenkins is an expert in ancient sources such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and Book of Enoch.

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