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Guns and God

Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence

Conversations about places where faith and politics overlap, with particular interest in extremism and violence. Run by the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence Meet our hosting team. Helen Paynter is a Baptist minister and biblical specialist, and director of the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence. Matthew Feldman is an expert on the radical right and director of the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right, although he speaks here in a private capacity. Maria Power is a Catholic social historian and an expert on peace-making initiatives in Northern Ireland. She is director of the Human Dignity Project at the Las Casas Institute, Oxford and research associate at the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence. Michael Spalione is a political theologian and research associate at the Centre for the Study of Bible and Violence. We usually have an invited guest. Conversations focus on a diverse range of topics, such as antisemitism, the myth of redemptive violence, BLM, Islamism, and MAGA. Music at the beginning and end of each episode was from "Pride Cometh", used by kind permission of FALL Hardcore.
The book of Revelation and violence ancient and modern - with guest Simon WoodmanAugust 30, 2021 Episode artwork Modern appropriation of the book of Joshua - with guest Rachel HavrelockAugust 10, 2021 Episode artwork Baptists Across Europe - challenges and priorities. With guest Tony PeckJuly 19, 2021 Episode artwork Catholic Social Theology in Northern Ireland - with new co-presenter Maria PowerJune 23, 2021 Episode artwork The kingship of God and the Hebrew Bible - with guest Sam BrodyMay 24, 2021 Episode artwork Being evangelical and non-violent, with guest Ron SiderMay 14, 2021 Episode artwork Human rights and dealing with difference - with guest David MontgomeryMay 03, 2021 Episode artwork Prosperity gospel or good news to the poor? - with guest Danielle MayfieldApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork Evangelical Christianity and liberal politics in the USA - with new co-presenter Michael SpalioneApril 05, 2021 Episode artwork The myth of Islamisation in Central Asia - with guest John HeathershawMarch 26, 2021 Episode artwork The image of God and human violence - with guest Richard MiddletonMarch 03, 2021 Episode artwork The German Church and the Confessing Church in the lead-up to World War II - with guest Frank McDonoughJanuary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Religion and Colonialism in Ireland and Rhodesia with guest Donal LowryJanuary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Religious language in the 'secular' mainstream - with guest Valerie HobbsJanuary 15, 2021 Episode artwork Political Islam and interfaith conversations - with guest Hifsa Haroon IqbalDecember 22, 2020 Episode artwork The myth of redemptive violence and gun culture - with guest Steve HarmonDecember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Should Christians have a privileged voice in society? - with guest Paul Lusk December 07, 2020 Episode artwork Islamist extremism and the mainstream - with guest David ToubeNovember 23, 2020 Episode artwork The Manosphere and the Radical Right - with guest Julia DeCookNovember 23, 2020 Episode artwork The Moot: seeking a way out of fascism - with guest Jonas KurlbergNovember 10, 2020 Episode artwork The American Right, the Left, and how history is remembered - with guest Matthew RowleyNovember 02, 2020 Episode artwork Antisemitism, tolerance and the limits of diversity - with guest Keith Kahn-HarrisOctober 27, 2020 Episode artwork Black Lives, History and the Power of Symbol - with guest Liam LiburdOctober 11, 2020 Episode artwork Helen and Matthew introduce 'Guns and God'September 27, 2020 Episode artwork