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Table of Contents | 1. Earth | 2. The Origin of Life and Evolution of Man | 3. Civilisation | 4. Fertile Crescent | 5. Egypt | 6. Indus Valley | 7. Yellow River (Haung He/Huang Ho) | 8. Hittites, Canaanites, Phoenicians, Assyrians | 9. New World (B. C./Pre-Columban) | 10. Greeks and Persians | 11. Rome ( - B. C. - A. D. 96) | 12. Saul of Tarsus | 13. Rome ( - A. D. 275) | 14. Rome and Byzantium (Nova Roma) | 15. Islam | 16. Charlemagne | 17. Vikings | 18. Turks, Crusaders, Mongols, Moors, Explorers and Conquistadors | 19. Reformation, Enlightenment (1300s -1700s) | 20. Mid-1700s - early 1900s | 21. The Great War | 22. Inter-War Years | 23. The War in Europe and Africa | 24. Second World War | 25. War in the Pacific | 26. Defeating the Axis in Europe and Africa | 27. End of Japanese Imperialism | 28. Ending the War | 29. Conquest of Space | 30. Averting Nuclear War | 31. End of Empire | 32. Man on the Moon | 33. Arms Race and Limitation | 34. Lifting the Iron Curtain | 35. Outer Space | 37. | 42.





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http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/
 
 
 








































The Old Testament

The Isaiah Scroll, one of the Dead Sea Scrolls, in Hebrew, from 4th to 2nd century B. C.

Holy Land Maps showing Maps of the Holy Land

The 24 books of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh)

- The Torah, or Pentateuch   =   Five books, the Law of Moses (Instruction)

- Nevi'im   =   Prophets (Former and Latter [Major and Minor])

- Ketuvim   =   Writings (The Three Poetic Books, The Five Scrolls, and The Three Other Books)  

 

The Catholic Church Old Testament has 46 books

 

The Protestant Church Old Testament has 39 books

Image by pastorchrisjordan.wordpress.com

 

The Eastern Orthodox Church Old Testament has 50 books 

 

 
 
 
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A People is Born
 
First of nine episodes of the 1984 - 1998 documentary series Heritage: Civilization and the Jews presented by Abba Eban
 
 
 
 
The Power of the Word
 
Episode # 2 of the 1984 documentary series Heritage: Civilization and the Jews presented by Abba Eban
 
 
 
 
The Shaping of Traditions
 
Episode # 3 of 9 of the 1984 documentary series Heritage: Civilization and the Jews presented by Abba Eban
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Secrets of the Bible
 
Episode from the documentary series The Bible's Buried Secrets (NOVA)
 
 
 

God creating the universe on the first day (1220)
 

Adam and Eve by Jan Gossaert (ca. 1525)
 
 
 
Love and Sex in the Hebrew Bible
 
Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible  
 
 
 
 

Mesopotamia   -   Return to Eden

 

Episode from the documentary series Lost Civilizations narrated by Sam Waterston

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47qcqcBKueY 

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h534FTPHQoY&feature=related

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=on3cdN3iZqc

 
 
 

Cain and Abel by Titian (1542 - 1544)

 

 

Cain & Abel: A Murder Mystery

Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzgt4KDOBVQ

 

 

 

 
 
Noah's Ark by Edward Hicks, 1846
 
 
Noah's Ark
 
BBC documentary
 
 
 

The angel Gabriel stops Abraham from sacrificing
his son Isaac by Juan de Valdés Leal (1622 – 1690)
 

 

The Story of Abraham and Sarah
 
Episode from the documentary series Great People of the Bible and How they Lived
 
In 3 clips: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Patriarchs
 
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
 
Episode # 1 from the 2009 documentary series The Bible Unearthed
 
 
 
 
 
 

Abraham  -  One Man, One God

Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuNB4EeoKi8

 

Abraham

Movie with Richard Harris (1993)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vc-48fImgiQ

 

In the Beginning

2-part 2000 movie (3 hrs. 9 min.)

The Patriarchs, Exodus from Egypt, Conquest of Canaan

Part 1.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF6VuVxxE7E

Part 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-v-53Uh_Do

 

 

The Biblical stories of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGDdr2c3zlI 

In French:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMq9Vc3xFyE 

 

 

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Jacob
 
The Biblical story of the Isaac's sons Jacob and Esau. The story of Jacob and his uncle, Laban. The story of Jacob and Rachel.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK7eOAEINvM
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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Joseph and his Brethren
 
The Biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, and his brothers
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hbsmfBdUrU
 
 
Joseph
 
The Biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, who was sold into slavery by his brothers, but became the most powerful man in Egypt after the pharaoh.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEiZ_8KuGos
 
 
 
 
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Moses
 
 
The Finding of Moses (floating in a basket
in the Nile by Pharoah's daughter) by British
painter Edwin Long (1886)

 
 
The Exodus
 
From the story of the Exodus in the Old Testament

 
The Ten Plagues
 
1st: Blood
2nd: Frogs
3rd: Lice
4th: Flies
5th: Disease on Livestock
6th. Boils
7th: Hail
8th: Locusts
9th: Darkness
10th: Death of the First-Born
 
 
The Ten Plagues of Egypt
 
Brief description
The Pass Over
To Sheep Christ Our Passover 1 Cor 5 7 For Indeed
 
The Tenth Plague
 
God sends the angel of death to Egypt to kill the first-born of every family. God warns the Hebrews to paint lamb's blood on their doors so the angel of death will "pass over" them.
 
 
 
The Ten Plagues and the Passover Meal
 
 
 
Brief documentary about a scientific attempt to explain the ten plagues 
 
 
Exodus Revealed
 
Episode from the National Geographic documentary series Riddles of the Bibles (50:43)
 
 
 
The Ten Plagues of Egypt
 
Excerpt form 2009 animated movie The Ten Commandments 
 
 
Full movie:
 
 
 
 
 
Moses parting the Red Sea
 
 
Episode # 2 from the documentary series The Bible Unearthed
 
 
 
 

Moses and the Ten Commandments
by James J. Tissot (1836-1902)

The Ten Commandments

 

Preview of 1956 movie presented by Cecil B. DeMille

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRGhOcnmChI

 

Entire movie with Charlton Heston (3:51:38)

 

https://archive.org/details/TheTenCommandmentsMovie1956

 

 

Moses

 

1995 movie with Ben Kingsley

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdYl1w1nM-w 

 

 

The Ten Commandments

 

2006 movie

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVmbXxWeimg

 

 

The Ten Commandments
 
Hollywood movie (2007) recounts the Biblical story of Moses
 

 

 

Moses, the Lawgiver

 

1973 - 1974 TV series with Burt Lancaster as Moses (4 hrs., 32 min.) 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkOl7CiH2S0

 

 

 

MOSES

 

Death Chase

 

Documentary from the documentary series Battles BC

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds2CwyJSSHM

 

 

Once Upon A Time

 

Part 1 of 7 of the documentary series Testament with John Romer (1988) (51:33)

 

Video repeats at end

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CZM3KRDF9c

 

 

 

 

 
 
The Conquest of Canaan
 
 
 
 
Joshua and the Battle of Jericho
 
Episode from the BBC documentary series Bible Mysteries
 
 
 
 
Joshua at the Wall of Jericho
 
Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible with Bill Kylie and Jeanne Simmons
 
 
 
 
Joshua and the Battle of Jericho
 
Episode from the movie series Greatest Heroes of the Bible
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
The Israelites' Conquest of Canaan
 
Episode from the 1995 documentary with John Rhys-Davies
 
Was there a Joshua? Was there a Battle of Jericho? Who were the Israelites?
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
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The Philistines
 
 
The Philistines were Indo-Europeans, probably from the Aegean, who settled on the Mediterranean coast of southern Canaan circa 1200 B. C.    -   at the end (collapse) of the Bronze Age and beginning of the Iron Age.
 
The Bible mentions five major Philisitine city-states or kingdoms   -   the Philistine Pentapolis   -   Gaza, Askelon and Ashdod along the coast and Ekron and Gath between the coastal plain and eastern foothills. 
 
The Philistines vanished from Canaan circa 600 B. C.  
 
 
 
Arch-Enemy:  The Philistines
 
Episode from the A & E documentary series Mysteries of the Bible with Richard Kylie and Jeanne Simmons (1995)
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
Last Days of the Philistines
 
Short documentary from the 1993 series Archaeology  -  Mysteries of the Holy Land with John Rhys-Davies
 
 
or
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
Ekron of the Philistines
 
From Sea Peoples to Olive Oil Industrialists
 
Lecture by Sy Gitin  at the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, Texas on March 17, 2012 (01:04:47)
 
Philistines in Canaan till 604 B. C.
 
 
Q. & A.
 
 
 
 
 
New Light on the Biblical Philistines in Light of the Excavations at Philistine Gath
 
Lecture by Aren M. Maeir on excavations at the Philistine site of Gath and its significance for biblical history
 
David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah
 
May 17, 2013
 
 
 
 
Archeologists discover Philistine cemetery
 
2016
 
 
 
 
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Samson and Delilah by Guercino (1591–1666)
 
 
 
 
SAMSON AND DELILAH
 
Hollywood movie
 
 
 
 
 

David and Goliath by Titian
 
 
 
DAVID AND GOLIATH
 
1961 movie with Orson Welles
 
 
or
 
 
or
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
David and Goliath
 
2015 movie
 
 
 
 
Did King David's Empire Exist?
 
Episode from the documentary series
The Bible's Buried Secrets
 
 
 
 
Lost Kings of Israel
 
National Geographic documentary
 
 
 
 
King David, Poet Warrior
 
Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible
 
 
 
 
King David
 
1997 movie
 
 
 

Solomon's Temple 3D
 
Solomon's Temple
 
 
 
King Solomon
 
Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
 
King Solomon's Tablet of Stone
 
Documentary (BBC Horizon)
 
 
 
 
 
King Solomon's Mines
 
1937 movie with Paul Robeson
 
 
 
 
 
Quest for King Solomon's Mines
 
1985 NOVA/National Geographic documentary film
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
The Real King Solomon's Mines  
 
Episode from the documentary series Myth Hunters
 
 
 
King Solomon
 
1997 movie
 
 
 
 
 
The Queen of Sheeba
 
Episode from the documentary series Digging for the Truth
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Isaiah
 
Prophet of Judah
 
 
 
 
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Esther
 

Esther before Ahasuerus by Giovanni Andrea

Sirani (ca. 1630)

 

 

On Samuel, Saul, David, Agag, Amalek, Haman, Esther

 

Episode 11 of the series is the Bible for Children

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSSFHFdj1dY

 

 

The Story of Esther

 

Brief explanation

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGQ3oSJ_xbc

 

 

 

The Story of Esther

 

Brief explanation

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2YOZyegFmE

 

 

Queen Esther

 

Far Away and Long Ago

 

A 1995 episode from the documentary series

Mysteries of the Bible

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwbrsKikX7I

 

Or in 4 clips:

 

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brH_mANLa6c

 

2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eTyPeIU_9s

 

3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvJJl70tMc4

 

4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8jBv_IBhC0

 

 

Esther and the King

 

1960 Hollywood movie

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ6qYypfmIo

 

 

Esther

 

1999 movie

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAUxQs-ZE-I

 

 

One Night with the King

 

2006 Hollywood movie

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yN5vInd9DkM

 

 

The Book of Esther

 

2013 Hollywod movie

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7KmoFoRaaY

 

 

Purim

 

Crash Course in Purim

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQUyri9S9Xg

 

 

Purim in Israel

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHs_nMQg7-U

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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Daniel
 
The Biblical story of Daniel
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWgdy604E8I
 
or
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktJv5LysaWc
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Apocrypha
 
 
Maccabees
 
 
 
The Maccabees - Revolution And Redemption
 
Documentary
 
 
 

 

The Old Testament

 

1960 movie (1:28:57)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQunS1iq0Qg

 

 

 

 
 
Jonah swallowed by a sea serpent, a bas-relief on an ancient Christian sarcophagus in Rome 
 
 
 
Jonah and the Whale
 
Moody Bible Story
 
 
 
 

 
Herod's Temple
 
 
 
Jerusalem
 
Making of a Holy City
 
Episode # 1 of BBC documentary series History of Jerusalem
 
 
 
 

 
 

Josephus

Joseph ben Matityahu, better known as Titus Flavius Josephus (AD 37 – c. AD 100), author of the The Jewish War, Jewish Antiquities, and Against Apion

 

Josephus

Discussion on the weekly BBC radio programme In Our Time hosted by Melvyn Bragg

With guests Tessa Rajak, Philip Alexander and Martin Goodman

21 May 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05vfdzl#auto

 

Who Was Josephus?

Lecture by Dr. Henry Abramson at the Young Israel of Bal Harbour, Florida on October 2, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkbLT9IrqDY

 

The Jewish War

c. AD 75 

The Antiquities of the Jews

c. AD 94

 

 
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About the Old Testament
 
 
The Bible Unearthed
 
Documentary
 

 
 
 
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The Dead Sea Scrolls
 
Fragment of a scroll found in a cave above the archeologlcal site of Qumran by the Dead Sea since 1947  
 

Qumran Cave 4

Cave # 4 of 11 caves in Qumran. Fragments from every book of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), except the Book of Esther, were found in the caves since 1947. 
 
Qumran on a map of the Dead Sea, Israel and
Jordan
 
 
 
Israel Restores 2,000-Year-Old Biblical Scrolls
 
Warner Pathé newsreel (1955)
 
 
 
The Dead Sea Scrolls
 
British Pathé film footage (1965)
 
Resurrecting the Dead Sea Scrolls
 
1993 BBC documentary
 
 
same:
 
 
 
The Riddle of the Dead Sea Scrolls
 
1990 Australian documentary with Barabara Thiering
 
 
 

The Scrolls

1994 BBC documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KgKJc7CzDE

 

The Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls

1999 documentary
 
 

or in many clips (only six available):

1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzLfZgzuN-s

2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bqr5kzNp6hg

3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoNyDbEjxyU

4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihm3UBcYVxE

5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHCCdjfqVic

6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEVLN6Egtqc

Remaining clips NA

 
 
The Dead Sea Scrolls
 
The Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the 20th Century
 
2000 Field Museum short documentary
 

 

 
Scholars, Scrolls and Scandals:
 
Judaism, Christianity and the Daed Sea Scrolls
 
Lecture by Lawrence Shiffman at the U. of Cal. at Santa Barbara, January 2003
 
 
 
The Dead Sea Scrolls
 
2009 BBC documentary with Rageh Omar (57:35)
 
 
 
Writing the Dead Sea Scrolls
 
2010 National Geographic documentary
 
 
 
The Dead Sea Scrolls
 
A tour of an exhibit with Lawrence Shiffman (2012) 
 
 
 
 
The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography
 
Lecture by John Collins at the Yale Divinity School Convocation
 
24 October 2013  
 
 
 
 
Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls and Why Were They Forgotten?
 
Lecture by Rachel Elior at the University of Chicago Divinity School (2014)
 
(01:23:52)
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)

24 Lectures by Christine Hayes, Yale U. (rlst 145), Fall 2006

Lecture 1. The Parts of the Whole

1. Introduction to the Hebrew Bible and Its Radical Ideas 2. Common Myths about the Bible 3. An Overview of the Structure of the Bible 4. Course Organization

Yale U.: http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-145/lecture-1

You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mo-YL-lv3RY

Transcript: http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/968/rlst-145 

 

2. The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Biblical Religion in Context

1. The Bible as a Product of Religious and Cultural Revolution  2. Kaufman's Characterization of "Pagan Religion" 3. Kaufman's Characterization of One Sovereign God 4. Continuity or Radical Break?

Yale U.: http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-145/lecture-2

You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRPqtGywkCw

Transcript: http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/944/rlst-145

 

3. The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Genesis 1 - 4 in Context 

1. The Creation Story in "Enuma Elish"
2. The Creation Stories in Genesis
3. Creation as God Imposing Order on the World
4. Allusion to and Resonances of Ancient Near Eastern Themes

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANUD8IK12ms

 

4. Doublets and Contradictions, Seams and Sources: Genesis 5-11 and the Historical-Critical Method 

1. The Taming of Enkidu in The "Epic of Gilgamesh"
2. The Story of Enkidu as Parallel to the Second Story of Creation in Genesis
3. Major Themes in the Story of Cain and Abel
4. Comparing Mesopotamian, Semitic and Israelite Flood Stories
5. Contradictions and Doublets in the Flood Story in Genesis 6-9
6. Implications of the Repetitions and Contradictions throughout the Bible 

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GK2PBAG3064

 

5. Critical Approaches to the Bible: Introduction to Genesis 12-50

1. Wellhausen's Documentary Hypothesis and Characteristics of Biblical Sources
2. The Purpose of Literary, Source and Historical Criticism
3. The Generations of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs
4. Critical Methodology Used in Biblical Scholarship  

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBSOn0MSrk8

 

6. Biblical Narrative: The Stories of the Patriarchs (Genesis 12-36) 

1. Scholarly Opinion on the Historical Accuracy of the Bible
2. Divine Command and Divine Promise: Truths Freed from the Burden of Historicity
3. The Covenant between God and Abraham
4. The Story of Isaac
5. Jacob the Trickster

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O89-OaWMkP0

 

7. Israel in Egypt: Moses and the Beginning of Yahwism (Genesis 37- Exodus 4) 

1. One Who Wrestles: The Significance of Jacob's Name Change
2. The 12 Sons of Jacob: Joseph and His Brothers
3. Exodus: Sequel to Genesis and Myth of Origins for a Nation
4. Moses's Legendary Birth Story and Early Life
5. Descriptions of God in the Bible
6. Smith's Convergence and Divergence Model

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_UmuEBmS5k

 

8. Exodus: From Egypt to Sinai (Exodus 5-24, 32; Numbers) 

1. Passover as a Historicization of Earlier Ritual Practices
2. The Exodus as a Paradigm for Collective Salvation
3. The Mosaic Covenant between God and Israel at Sinai
4. Patience with the Israelites: Towards the Promised Land

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS17dLuTPd0

 

9. The Priestly Legacy: Cult and Sacrifice, Purity and Holiness in Leviticus and Numbers 

1. Introduction to the Israelite Sanctuary
2. The Priestly Conceptions of Holiness and Time
3. Holiness, Purity, Moral and Ritual Impurity
4. Ritual Purification, Sacrifices and Offerings, and "Imitatio Dei"
5. Moral Impurity, Defiling the Land and Purification
6. Dietary Law and the Holiness Code

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URMs-17otFE

 

10. Biblical Law: The Three Legal Corpora of JE (Exodus), P (Leviticus and Numbers) and D (Deuteronomy) 

1. Introduction to the Israelite Sanctuary                                           2. The Priestly Conceptions of Holiness and Time
3. Holiness, Purity, Moral and Ritual Impurity
4. Ritual Purification, Sacrifices and Offerings, and "Imitatio Dei"
5. Moral Impurity, Defiling the Land and Purification
6. Dietary Law and the Holiness Code

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ5qYM24vUA

 

11. On the Steps of Moab: Deuteronomy

1. Moses as the Paradigmatic Leader of Biblical Tradition
2. Basic Structure of Deuteronomy
3. Updated and Revised Laws According to New Ideas
4. Major Themes in Deuteronomy 

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5y0_aBvEtI

 

12. The Deuteronomistic History: Life in the Land (Joshua and Judges) 

1. Deuteronomy: A Capstone to the Pentateuchal Narrative
2. Source Theory and the Pentateuch
3. Introduction to the Former Prophets
4. Geographical Setting and Its Historical Implications
5. Structure of Joshua
6. Three Scholarly Models for the Emergence of the Nation State of Israel

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v07NFEstPjc

 

13. The Deuteronomistic History: Prophets and Kings (1 and 2 Samuel) 

1. Distinguishing between Israelis and Israelites
2. An Alliance of Tribes
3. The Book of Judges
4. Samuel, a Transition Figure and the Last in a Line of Prophet Judges
5. Saul and David as Representations of Ambivalence about Monarchy
6. The Davidic Covenant

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yETqNk0eMc

 

14. The Deuteronomistic History: Response to Catastrophe (1 and 2 Kings) 

1. Distinguishing between Israelis and Israelites
2. An Alliance of Tribes
3. The Book of Judges
4. Samuel, a Transition Figure and the Last in a Line of Prophet Judges 
5. Saul and David as Representations of Ambivalence about Monarchy
6. The Davidic Covenant

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmNa2ILXlaI 

 

15. Hebrew Prophecy: The Non-Literary Prophets 

1. The Uncompromising Honesty of the Story of David
2. Tensions in Kings I and II
3. The Separation of the Kingdom Following Solomon's Death
4. Historiosophy of the Deuteronomistic School

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

 

16. Literary Prophecy: Amos 

1. An Introduction to the Literary Prophets
2. Structure of and Literary Features in the Book of Amos
3. Major Themes in the Book of Amos
4. Differences between Deuteronomistic and Prophetic Interpretations of Israel's History

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJd0Swp7d9Y

 

17. Literary Prophecy: Hosea and Isaiah 

1. Historical Background for and Major Themes of the Book of Hosea
2. Doom and Hope as Two Conceptions of Covenant
3. Historical Background for and Structure of the Book of Isaiah
4. Emphasis on the Davidic Covenant
5. Major Themes in the Book of Isaiah

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzjskzxXTqk

 

18. Literary Prophecy: Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum and Habbakuk 

1. Structure of the Book of Micah
2. Common Paradoxes in Prophetic Writings
3. The Book of Zephaniah
4. The Book of Nahum
5. The Book of Habakkuk
6. Structure and Features of the Book of Jeremiah
7. Unique Features of Jeremiah's Message of Consolation

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO0i-7DlnJU

 

19.  Literary Prophecy: Perspectives on the Exile (Jeremiah, Ezekiel and 2nd Isaiah) 

1. Structure and Tone of the Book of Ezekiel
2. Ezekiel's Denunciations of Jerusalem and Rejection of Collective Punishment
3. The Sometimes Contradictory Nature of the Biblical Text
4. Ezekiel's Interpretation of the Final Destruction of Jerusalem
5. Major Themes in Second Isaiah
6. Second Isaiah's Servant Songs

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u85pHixyoOI

 

20. Responses to Suffering and Evil: Lamentations and Wisdom Literature 

1. The Book of Lamentations
2. An Introduction to Wisdom Books in the "Ketuvim"
3. The Book of Proverbs
4. Structure of and Literary Components in The Book of Job
5. Prose Prologue in the Book of Job
6. Poetic Speech Cycles in the Book of Job
7. God's Response in the Book of Job

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxENRH-v0Xk

 

21. Biblical Poetry: Psalms and Song of Songs 

1. Remarks for Final Paper
2. The Problem of Dating; Canonical Criticism
3. The Book of Ecclesiastes
4. Introduction to the Book of Psalms
5. Themes and Formal Characteristics in the Book of Psalms

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdjRz2b8BZo 

 

22. The Restoration: 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah 

1. Additional Forms and Genres in the Book of Psalms
2. Song of Songs
3. The Restoration and the Books of Chronicles I and II, Ezra and Nehemiah
4. Ezra's Dissolution of Foreign Marriages and Renewal of the Covenant
5. The Calamities as Cautionary Tales in the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDYJwHW1lsM

 

23. Visions of the End: Daniel and Apocalyptic Literature 

1. The Book of Ruth
2. The Last Prophetic Books
3. Features of Apocalyptic Literature
4. Apocalyptic Passages in Post-Exilic Books
5. The Book of Daniel, Chapters 1-6
6. The Book of Daniel, Chapters 7-12

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J6q1J09oNw

 

24. Alternative Visions: Esther, Ruth, and Jonah 

1. The Book of Esther 2. The Book of Jonah 3. Concluding Remarks about the Dynamic and Complex Messages in the Hebrew Bible

Yale U.: http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-145/lecture-24

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUN9e_m1izI

Transcript: http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/967/rlst-145

 

 

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The New Testament
 
 
 
Perhaps the oldest known example of New
Testament literature, a papyrus fragment, known as Papyrus # 90, of the Gospel of John, in Greek, from Oxyrhynchus, Egypt in the 2nd century (Oxford) 
 
 
The New Testament is the same in the Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant Bibles and has 27 books.
Divisions of the Protestant Bible (chart) shown above
 
Note: 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings and 1 & 2 Chronicles are six books; Lamentations is the third book of the Major Prophets
 
Introduction:
 
Why Study the New Testament?

Lecture # 1 of 24 by Dale B. Martin from the course Introduction to New Testament History and Literature (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009 

1. Why take this course?
2. The Bible as a historical text
3. Imagining an ancient's perspective
4. Questions and answers
5. Going over the syllabus

You Tube ("uploaded" by Yale):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtQ2TS1CiDY

Yale U. site:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-1#ch0

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/869/rlst-152

 
 
From Stories to Canon
 
Lecture 2 of 24 by Dale B. Martin from the course Introduction to New Testament History and Literature (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009 
 
1. Canon vs. Scripture
2. The forming of canons
3. The invention of the Codex
4. A slowly developing (and Incomplete) consensus
5. The reasons for canonical inclusion and exclusion
 
You Tube ("uploaded" by Yale):
 
 
Yale U:
 
 
Transcript:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Greco-Roman World

Lecture # 3 of 24 by Dale B. Martin from the course Introduction to New Testament History and Literature (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009 

1. Alexander the Great and Hellenization
2. The Greek city-state
3. Religious syncretism
4. The Roman household and social structure
5. The rise of Julius Caesar and Octavian (Augustus)
6. The Pax Romana

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ecpn3bkVvv0&feature=relmfu

Yale U. site:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-3

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/871/rlst-152

 
 
 
 
Judaism in the First Century A. D.

Lecture # 4 of 24 by Dale B. Martin from the course Introduction to New Testament History and Literature (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009

1. After Alexander: The Seleucids and the Ptolemies
2. The Jews, Hellenization, and the Maccabean Revolt
3. The "Prophecy" of Daniel
4. The Jewish War and the Destruction of the Temple

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QIBB7gXHKc&feature=relmfu

Yale U. site:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-4

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/872/rlst-152

 

 
 
Virgin Annunciate by Antonello da
Messina of Italy (ca. 1476)
 
 
The Annunciation by the Danish painter
Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834 - 1890)
 
 

Mary, the Mother of God

 

From the documentary seres The Footprints of God with Stephen Ray (2002)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYVlPozB_eQ 

(Removed from You Tube)

 

 

Mary and Elizabeth, Reims Cathedral, France 

 

 

 

Joseph and Mary on the road to Bethlehem

 

 

The Nativity Story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meIDz98MFBs

 

 

 

King Herod the Great

Herod (73/74 - 4 BC), Roman king of Judea, rebuilt the Second Temple and the port of Caesarea Maritima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miRg3Ng9eC8

 

The Joyful Mysteries

Part 1 of three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary

Five episodes: The Annunciation, The Nativity, The Visitation, The Presentation and The Finding  (92 min.)

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

 


The Baptism of Christ (by John the Baptist) painted by Joachim Patenier, 1515

 

John the Baptist

Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KHbtbaZCls

 

 

The Sermon on the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1834-1890)

 

 

The Raising of Lazarus (by Jesus) painted by Rembrandt van Rijn (1630) 

 

Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead
 
Excerpt from the movie The Gospel of John (2003)
 
 
Excerpt from a movie:
 
 
Excerpt from a movie:
 
 
 
 
The Resurrection of Lazareth   -   painting (c. 1570) by Marco Pino (1521–1583)
 
 
"But, Lord, He Stinketh!":
 
Marco Pino's The Resurrection of Lazarus
 
Lecture 4 of the course Let This Be a Lesson: Heroes, Heroines and Narrative in Paintings at Yale, by John Walsh, Yale U. Art Gallery, Fall 2013
 
 
 

 

Jesus enters Jerusalem

 

Palm Sunday

 

Jesus enters Jerusalem

 

 

John the Baptist

 

Hollywood movie (2003)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMbF_6c1EZE&feature=related

 

Excerpt from a Hollywood movie:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdyJO-_aAv8

 

Palm Sunday, Jerusalem (2009)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifuemgpl7BA&feature=related

 

Palm Sunday in Jerusalem - 2012
 

 
 
 
The Last Supper
 
The Passover Meal
Jesus and his twelve disciples at the Passover meal (The Last Supper)
 
 

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci (1480s)

 
 
 
 
 
and red wine 
 red_wine_image

The Last Supper

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCL-S_4ac4c&feature=related 

 

The Last Supper

Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible narrated by Richard Kiley and Jeanne Simmons

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L_Y9RCiSFU

Or in 5 clips (click here and all five play in order)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ii_SKgAjDb8&list=PLBA892C336141F61A 

 

Passover Seder to Last Supper to Lord's Supper

Excerpt from a documentary  

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aTKMC9MfCU&feature=related

 

 

 

The Last Supper

Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible narrated by Richard Kiley and Jeanne Simmons

In 5 clips (click here and all five play in order)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ii_SKgAjDb8&list=PLBA892C336141F61A

 

 

Passover

 

From the Passover Meal to the Last Supper

(4 clips)

 

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0d49a8tceis&feature=related

 

2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2QZiJp9_3o&feature=related

 

3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-l4lxcVX5tA

 

4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaw7JU5W_8&feature=related

 

 

 

The Agony in the Garden

Episode 1 of part 2, The Sorrowful Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary

Soldiers sent by the Temple arrest Jesus in an olive grove in Gethsemane, outside Jerusalem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-GDc99tQ-8

 

 

Pontius Pilate

 

Pontius Pilate Inscription at Caesarea

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMboFK0x5co

 

 

PONTIUS PILATE INSCRIPTION

 

Lauren Brown

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kHB_bVJRo0

 

Jesus brought before Pilate

 

The Scourging at the Pillar

Episode 2 of part 2, The Sorrowful Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (26 min.) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gC0YeIxWr0o

 

The Crowning with Thorns

Episode 3 of part 2, The Sorrowful Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (26 min.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jO0zVGJjng

 

Pilate presents Jesus to the crowd in 1871 painting Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciceri

 

Pontius Pilate

Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c19E4py1r40 

 

Barabbas

1961 Hollywood movie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g58dDAdvAa8

 

"Give Us Barabbas!"

Showcase Theatre (1961) (1:15)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjtLVH7_PxU

 

Jesus - The Real Story

 

3-part BBC documentary about Christ and the Passion

 

Episode 1. The Early Years

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drthwjszOpI&feature=related 

 

Episode 2. The Mission

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IIiL4BhyMI&feature=related 

 

Episode 3. The Last Days

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obZ4qtv-3JE&feature=related

 

 

Jesus carrying his cross to the crucifixion

Christ carries the cross  -  Painting by Andrey Mironov 

 

 

The Carrying of the Cross

Episode 4 of part 2, The Sorrowful Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (21:29)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K-E-Md_wj0

 

 

Christ on the cross between the two thieves by Albrecht Altdorfer, 1526

 

 
 
 
The Execution of Jesus
 
Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible narrated by Richard Kiley and Jeanne Simmons
 
 
or
 
 
 
 
Crucifixion scene from a movie
 
 
 
Who Killed Jesus?
 
Episode from the BBC documentary series Bible Mysteries
 
 

 

The Passion of the Christ 

 

Movie (2004) (2 hrs. 7 min.)

 

(Note: Roman patricians should be speaking Greek among themselves instead of Latin.)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sz6DQyVlNc

 

or

 

https://gloria.tv/video/UEyNBGckJHyK3dX4zwowJpxd1

 

 

 

Fresco by Fra Angelico, Dominican monastery at San Marco, Florence, showing the lance piercing the side of Jesus on the cross (circe 1440 AD)

A Roman centurion, Longinus, pierces the side of Jesus on the cross with his spear to ensure his death. A fresco by Fra Angelico in the Dominican monastery of San Marco in Florence, Italy (ca. 1440 AD).

 

 

Hitler and the Spear of Destiny

 

Episode from the documentary series Unsolved Mysteries

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON80agonOf0

 

 

The Quest for the Holy Lance

 

Episode from the documentary series Ancient Mysteries with Leonard Nimoy

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQXPgoB1SsI

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpyLygDfG2A

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkFaa5nvyS0

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AENfsobRt0A

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwOAHXJKNzM

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDJDz8DpLRY

 

or

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4f6_zEdCOQ

 

 

The Crucifixion

Episode 5 of part 2, The Sorrowful Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (22:32)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFEuTvTs8wM

 

 

The Sorrowful Mysteries

Part 2 of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary

Five episodes: The Agony in the Garden, The Scourging at the Pillar, The Crowning with Thorns, The Carrying of the Cross and The Crucifixion (1 hr. 47 min.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra8k7xpd2DA

 

 

The Pieta by Michaelangelo

 

1440 Fra Angelico Fresco Resurrection of Christ, and the Women a ttheTomb fresco, Convent of San Marco, Florence

Fresco of the Resurrection of Christ and the Women at the Tomb by Fra Angelico (1440)

 

The tomb of Jesus

 

The Burial of Jesus
 
Excerpt from a movie
 

 

The Resurrection

Episode 1 of part 3, The Glorious Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (23 min.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTh1vmP-POo

 

The Case against the Resurrection

Lecture by Bart D. Ehrman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHJE7cetkB4

 

The Ascension

Episode 2 of part 3, The Glorious Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (17:46)

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

 

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

Episode 3 of part 3, The Glorious Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (18:43)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLfX-6z9umg

 

The Assumption

Episode 4 of part 3, The Glorious Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (25:14)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc8JGM00RrI

 

The Coronation

Episode 5 of part 3, The Glorious Mysteries, of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary (25 min.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17HwpW0nO_M

 

The Glorious Mysteries

Part 3 of the three-part 1957 documentary series The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary

Five episodes: The Resurrection, The Ascension, The Descent of the Holy Spirit, The Assumption, The Coronation (1 hr, 24 min.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMMt8CKJdn4

 

The Fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary

Three-part 1957 documentary (4 hrs. 38 min.)

The Joyful Mysteries, The Sorrowful Mysteries and The Glorious Mysteries

Omits The Five Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary: The Baptism of Jesus by John; The Wedding at Cana; The Proclamation of the Kingdom; The Transfiguration; The Eucharist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TETwbj4xdvU

 

Jesus of Nazareth

(6-4 BC - 30-36 AD)

 

The four Gospels of the New Testament

The Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel of Mark

The Gospel of Luke

The Gospel of John

 

The three Synoptic Gospels:

Matthew, Mark and Luke

 

The Gospel of Mark

 

The Gospel of Mark

A full reading by David Suchet

St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Uploaded in March 2017 

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

 

The Gospel of Mark

Lecture # 6 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament, Yale U., Spring 2009 

1. The Gospels not as biographies
2. A historical critical reading of Mark
3. Mark's Messiah
4. The apocalyptic in Mark

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd5sXfFboxA

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-6

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/874/rlst-152

 

The Gospel of Matthew

 

Gospel of Matthew

Episode from the Visual Bible

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc8qOXeTsUQ&feature=related

 
 
The Gospel of Matthew
 

The Gospel of Matthew

Lecture # 7 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament, Yale U., Spring 2009 

1. Matthew: The most famous gospel
2. Jesus and the Torah in Matthew
3. The foundations of the church in Matthew
4. Jesus as a model for the disciples
5. The Stilling of the Storm in Matthew

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezG4in_i9z4&feature=relmfu 

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-7

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/875/rlst-152

 

The Gospel of Luke

 

Gospel of Luke

Documentary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pGEv9qXVaY&feature=related

 

The Gospel of Luke
 
1979 movie (4 hrs. 6 min.)
 
The entire text of King James version of the Gospel of Luke is read in narrating the movie.   
 
Movie:
 
 
Text:
 

 

The Gospel of Luke

Lecture # 9 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament, Yale U., Spring 2009 

1. The structure of Luke and Acts
2. The themes of Luke
3. The geography of Acts


You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPhiVT53JP0&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-9

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/877/rlst-152

 

The Gospel of John

 

The Gospel of John
 
With narration by Christopher Plummer (2003) (3 hrs.)
 
Film follows the text of the gospel
 
 

Gospel of John

Part 1.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GarRlRp3ts8&feature=related

Part 2.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oclbpLvhDx8&feature=relmfu

 

Two lectures by Dale Martin on the Gospel and Letters of John

Introduction to New Testament, Yale U., Spring 2009

Johannine Christianity: The Gospel

Lecture # 11.

1. Narratival differences between the Gospel of John and the Synoptic Gospels
2. Major themes of the Gospel of John
3. Johannine sectarianism
4. Johannine Christology


You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71fOqLomzIk&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-11

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/879/rlst-152

 

Johannine Christianity: The Letters

Lecture # 12.

1. Riddles and division in the Gospel of John
2. Differing Christologies in early Christianity
3. Themes in 1 John
4. Sectarianism and 1 John
5. The changing community of 2 and 3 John

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F82JssUTYzg&feature=relmfu

Yale U.;

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-12

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/880/rlst-152

 

Gospels not in the Bible

 

Lost Gospels

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAr18jQcnS0&feature=related

or

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_9MfFewdTo&feature=relmfu

 

Gospel of Thomas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqQUHXfqR6I&feature=related

 

The Gospel of Thomas

Lecture # 8 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament, Yale U., Spring 2009

1. The Nag Hammadi Codices and Thomasine literature
2. The sayings of the Gospel of Thomas
3. Proto-orthodoxy and "Gnosticism"

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oxi5-6LdSpE&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-8#transcript

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/876/rlst-152

 

Gospel of Judas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSe5PTPl0nQ&feature=related

 

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The Twelve Disciples of Jesus

The Twelve Apostles

 

 
 
To reach the multitudes Jesus actually turns from them to his 12 disciples
 
 
- Peter (Simon) (Simon Peter) (Cephas)
- Andrew, brother of Peter
- James, son of Zebedee
- John, brother of James
 
- Philip
- Bartholomew
- Thomas (Thomas Didymus)
- Matthew (the tax collector) (Levi, son of Alphaeus)
- James, son of Alphaeus
- Simon (of Canaan) (the Zealot)
- Judas Iscariot (the traitor)
- Thaddaeus (Judas Thaddaeus)
 
- Matthias (replaced Judas Iscariot)
 
 
The Disciples
 
Episode frome the 2004 BBC documentary series Bible Mysteries
 
 

Secrets of the Apostles

Episode 3 of the documentary series Banned From the Bible
 
Features Bart Ehrman
 

 

Acts of the Apostles

Movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xp8twKj0Epc&feature=related

 

Bart Ehrman on the Bible's Authors
 
 
 
The Bible
 
Lecture by Bart Ehrman
 
Stanford U., 2007 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnr6qU9FOZ4 

 

The Historical Jesus

Lecture # 13 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009

1. Contradictory accounts in the New Testament
2. Finding history in the New Testament
3. Methods of historical Jesus research
4. Who was the historical Jesus?

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_dOhg-Fpu0&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-13

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/transcript/881/rlst-152

 

 

The Real Mary Magdalene

Episode from the 2004 BBC documentary series Bible Mysteries

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IOYTaqPsPA

 

The Secrets of Mary Magdalene
 
Discovery Channel documentary
 

 

Peter, Paul and Mary Magdalene

Interview with Bart Ehrman about Simon Peter, Mary Magdalene and Paul of Tarsus

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

 

James, Brother of Jesus
 
Documentary
 

 

The King of Kings

1961 movie

Removed from You Tube

 

Jesus of Nazareth

With Robert Powell as Jesus

Full movie (1977) (6 hrs., 20 min., 25 sec.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tFUTEWi5EsY

or

(HD) (1977) (6:12:09)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruLjkt-5Kao

 

Jesus the Jew

Episode 1 of the 2009 documentary series Christianity: A History

Episode with novelist Howard Jacobson

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x27voyo_christianity-a-history-1-jesus-the-jew_creation

 

 

 
Iudaeos impulsore Chresto assidue tumultuantis Roma expulit
 
(Since the Jews constantly made disturbances at the instigation of Chrestus, he expelled them from Rome.)
 
Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus (AD 69 - AD 122) writing about the emperor Claudius (R. AD 41 - AD 54) in Lives of the Twelve Caesars (121) 
 
 
 
Origin of Christianity
 
The Flavian Thesis
 
Rod Blackhirst
 
 
 
The Son of Man and the Flavians
 
Documentary with Joseph Atwill
(incomplete "upload")
 
 
 
Two interviews with Joseph Atwill
 
The Roman Creation of Christianity
 
1st interview
 
 
2nd interview.
 
The Roots of Christianity
 
(2 clips) 
 
 
 
 
Caesar's Messiah

Documentary by Joseph Atwill

Advertisement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUPoLMW6dNM

 
   

 

Josephus

Titus Flavius Josephus (37 - ca. 100)

 

Josephus and Jesus

Textual Reliability

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGcoCdMO45Y

 

Josephus and Jesus

A Christian forgery?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9J599VBEZI

 

 

 
 
 
 
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In the Footsteps of St Peter
 
Two-part 2015 BBC documentary with David Suchet
 
 
The Papal Succession
 
Lecture by Thomas Noble
 
Uploaded by Great Courses
 
 
 
 
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Painting Paradise
 
Episode 1 of 3 of the BBC documentary series Art of Eternity 
 
St. Mark and the Coptic Christians
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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St. Thomas and Christians in India
 
 
 
India: The Legacy
 
Layman Ministries (2016)
 
 
 
 
 
 






Saul of Tarsus

                                                            

Saul of Tarsus - Saint Paul the Apostle

 

Paul, Catacomb of Thekla, Rome, 300s

 

Papyrus 46, one of the oldest known fragments of an epistle by Paul, addressed to the Corinthians, from the late first to early second century A. D.

 

Divisions of the New Testament

 

Apostle Paul

Documentary

(4 parts)

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfMkKTKIN3g&feature=related

2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIrorT_aqsQ&feature=related

3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWT2qf4naDo&feature=related

4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC8ClbcZ2vA&feature=related

 

The First Christians

Episode from the documentary series Lost Worlds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPsZe5z35Zk

 

 

 

The Stoning of Stephen by Vittore Carpaccio (ca. 1465 - 1525/1526)

 

The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen

The first Christian martyr

Excerpt from a movie (11:45)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJzbKFKg8eY

Excerpt from a movie (05:43)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye6T7sGvAtA

 

The Acts of the Apostles

Lecture # 10 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament, Yale U., Spring 2009

1. Stephen's speech in the Acts of the Apostles
2. The Destruction of Jerusalem in Luke
3. Luke's Gospel to the Jews first
4. The prophet-martyr in Luke and Acts

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvgCQG_BqEM&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-10

Transcript:

http://oyc.yale.edu/religious-studies/rlst-152/lecture-10#transcript

 

The New Testament as History

Lecture # 5 by Dale Martin

Introduction to New Testament (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009

1. Paul's travels in the Acts of the Apostles
2. Paul's travels in Galatians
3. Which account Is more historically accurate?

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQaOlxhg8xg&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

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The conversion of Saul on the road to Damascus by Caravaggio (1601)

 

The Conversion of Saint Paul by Benvenuto Tisi (Garofalo) (ca. 1525)

 

Darkness to Light

A lecture by John Walsh on an oli painting by Benvenuto Tisi (Garofalo), The Conversion of Saint Paul (ca. 1525)

From the lecture series Let This Be a Lesson: Heroes, Heroines, and Narrative in Paintings at Yale, Yale U. Art Gallery, Fall 2013

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4jon5BxtDY

Yale U.:

http://artgallery.yale.edu/education/lesson/lecture-3

Transcript:

 

 

Paul writing his epistles (ca. 1600) by Valentin de Boulogne (1591 - 1632)

 

Paul making the sign of the cross; standing beside Tekla’s mother, Theokleia, Saint Paul's Grotto, Ephesus, AD 300s

 

Saint Paul the Apostle

 

Paul the Apostle

Episode from the documentary series Mysteries of the Bible (45:21)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p2FVuefmcg

 

 

 

Paul Contending for the Faith

Episode from the documentary series The Footprints of God with Stephen Ray (2004)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7a04olFWUY 

(Removed from You Tube)

 

Apostle Paul

Documentary

(4 parts)

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfMkKTKIN3g&feature=related

2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIrorT_aqsQ&feature=related

3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWT2qf4naDo&feature=related

4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mC8ClbcZ2vA&feature=related

 

The Apostle Paul, Emissary

Movie (53:13)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDfGoK5dTE8

 

Paul the Apostle

Movie (2:57.01)

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

 

In the Footsteps of St Paul

 

2-part 2012 BBC documentary about St Paul by David Suchet

 

Episode 1 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKPE-H-Mm4k

 

Episode 2 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JI9twqXK_Ak

 

 
Paul as a Missionary
 
Lecture # 14 of 26 by Dale Martin in the course Introduction to the New Testament History and Literature (RLST 152), Yale U., Spring 2009

1. Paul, the protean apostle 
2. Who is the historical Paul?
3. Paul the apocalyptic apostle to the Gentiles

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V8NeoY2qB4&feature=relmfu

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Paul as a Pastor 

Lecture # 15 by Dale Martin, Yale U.

1. Paul to the Corinthians about the resurrection of the dead
2. The historical and social context of the church in Corinth
3. Issues of controversy in the Corinthian church
4. The root of these controversies

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMVatCd_1xM&feature=relmfu

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Paul as Jewish Theologian 

Lecture # 16 by Dale Martin, Yale U.

1. Paul's demotion of the Jewish law in Galatians
2. Paul nuances his position in Romans
3. The social context of the Letter to the Romans

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qCUgkr2ohY&feature=relmfu

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Paul's Disciples 

Lecture # 17 by Dale Martin

1. Ancient pseudepigraphy
2. The pseudepigraphic letters to the Colossians and Ephesians
3. The occasion of the writing of Colossians
4. The Letter to the Ephesians as treatise
5. Major differences between Colossians and Ephesians and Pauline Christianity

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaRXCg9PxxA&feature=relmfu

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Arguing with Paul? 

Lecture # 18 by Dale Martin

1. Diversity in early Christianity: attitudes towards the Jewish law
2. Diversity in early Christianity: Christology
3. James as Jewish wisdom literature
4. Faith and works in James in comparison to Paul

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRWj6j2Dswc&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

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The "Household" Paul:

The Pastorals

Lecture by Dale Martin

1. Marriage, family, sex and women in Paul's letters
2. The pro-family and anti-ascetic stance in the pastoral epistles
3. The pastoral epistles and the Jewish law
4. The church as household

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_m10CyD-fs&feature=relmfu

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The "Anti-household" Paul: Thecla

Lecture by Dale Martin

1. The Acts of Paul and Thecla in Its literary context
2. The gospel of asceticism in the Acts of Paul and Thecla
3. The cultural phenomenon of sexual hierarchy
4. The early Christian answer to the cycle of birth and death: asceticism
5. Thecla, the heroine

You Tube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Htuls07h3CA&feature=relmfu

Yale U.:

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St. Paul in Rome

 

by Father Jeffrey, Society of St. Paul

 

St. Paul’s Home in Rome

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykiy1PLoXyo

 

 

St. Paul's Imprisonment, Execution and Burial in Rome

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h8YKPWeCHs

 

 

 

The beheading of Paul (1467) (Vatican)

 

 

 

St. Paul's Tomb in the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls of Rome

 

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PAULO APOSTOLOMART

on St. Paul's marble sarcophagus

 

 

St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPwTwa34qKA&feature=relmfu

 

 

 

In De Corona, in 204, Tertullian described Christians as crucis religiosi (devotees of the cross) with the tradition of tracing the cross on the forehead
 
 

One of the first depictions of Christ on the Cross, Basilica
of Santa Sabina on the Aventine Hill, Rome, in the 500s.

 
 
The Search for the Historical Paul
 
Lecture by John Dominic Crossan
 
Audio portion only (1:02:27)
 
 
 
 
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In the Footsteps of Paul
 
The Biblical World with Tony Moore
 
20 episodes
 
Start here:
 
 
 
 
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From Jesus to Christ
 
The First Christinas
 
Four-part 2004 PBS ducumentary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gospel Truth?
 
Part 4 of 7 of the documentary series Testament with John Romer (1988)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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The History of Christian Thought and Practice 1
 
Lectures by Jim Papandrea
 
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois (2012) 
 
Lecture 1. The Apostolic Age
 
 
 
Lecture 2. The Sub-Apostolic Age
 
 
 
Lecture 3. The Second Century  -  Trinitarian/Christological Debates
 
 
 
Lecture 4. The Apologists
 
 
 
Lecture 5. The New Testament and Patristic Exegesis
 
 
 
Lecture 6. The First Theologians: Irenaeus and Tertullian
 
 
 
Lecture 7. The Third Century Trinitarian/Christological Debates
 
 
 
Lecture 8. Hippolytus and Novatian 
 
 
 
Lecture 9. The Episcopacy and Montanism
 
 
 
Lecture 10. Persecution and the Controversies over the Lapsed and Baptism
 
 
 
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