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In this post Professor Helen Bond reflects on the otherness of the Roman world and on what the study of Christian origins can take away from Professor Dame Mary Beard’s Gifford lectures. Professor Bond is Professor of Christian Origins with a specialization in New Testament and is the Head of School of Divinity at the […]

Below is the vote of thanks that Professor David Fergusson gave at the conclusion of Professor Dame Mary Beard’s 2019 Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh. Fergusson is Professor of Divinity and Director of  Research at New College here at the University of Edinburgh, Chaplain to the Queen in Scotland, and a former Gifford […]

Earlier this evening Professor Dame Mary Beard gave her sixth and final Gifford lecture. The video of Beard’s lecture is embedded below (followed by a short summary) for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to watch it again. An audio only version can be found at the end of […]

In this post Dr Sara Parvis further reflects on Professor Beard’s distinction between slave and free, us and them. Dr Parvis is a Senior Lecturer in Patristics at New College, University of Edinburgh. Her Reflections can be found below. Us and them?- slaves, agency and early Christianity – Dr Sara Parvis I want to pick […]

Earlier this evening Professor Dame Mary Beard gave her fifth of six Gifford lectures. The video of Beard’s lecture is embedded below (followed by a short summary) for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to watch it again. An audio only version can also be found at the end […]

Earlier this evening Professor Dame Mary Beard gave her fourth of six Gifford lectures. The video of Beard’s lecture is embedded below (followed by a short summary) for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to watch it again. An audio only version is also available at the end of […]

Professor Dame Mary Beard talks briefly about her experience giving the Gifford Lectures, some of the key themes, and about what she hopes people will take away from the lectures.

Earlier this evening Professor Dame Mary Beard gave her third of six Gifford lectures. The video of Beard’s lecture is embedded below (followed by a short summary) for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to watch it again. An audio only version can also be found at the end […]

Earlier this evening Professor Dame Mary Beard gave her second of six Gifford lectures. The video of Beard’s lecture is embedded below (followed by a short summary) for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to watch it again. An audio only version can also be found at the end […]

Earlier tonight Professor Dame Mary Beard gave her first of six Gifford lectures. The video of Beard’s lecture is embedded below (followed by a short summary) for those who were unable to attend in person, or for those who’d like to watch it again. An audio only version can also be found at the end of […]

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