Videos & podcasts
Despite provoking cries of ‘blasphemy’ when it was first released in 1979, Monty Python’s Life of Brian contains numerous references to what was then cutting-edge biblical scholarship and Life of Jesus research. In this podcast, Professor Joan Taylor explains why this negative reception was undeserved and examines the subtle biblical references in some of the film’s most quoted lines.
Computer-generated fake research papers are flooding academia, according to recent reports. As journals and conference organisers seek to root out the gobbledegook, Dr Amir Dastmalchian argues that students can learn a thing or two from academic hoaxes.
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Professor of Law, Ethics and the Bible at King's, gave his inaugural lecture on the relevance of the Bible for law and ethics in society.