Talking Theology

Douglas Davies - How do we think theologically about death?

May 11, 2020 Philip Plyming Season 2 Episode 12
Talking Theology
Douglas Davies - How do we think theologically about death?
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Talking Theology
Douglas Davies - How do we think theologically about death?
May 11, 2020 Season 2 Episode 12
Philip Plyming

How did death become so important in the Christian tradition? How did the death of Jesus speak to the early Christians, and how does it speak to us today? How do the ways we think about death help us engage with life? How does our care for creation challenge our approach to death?

Professor Douglas Davies is an anthropologist and a theologian, a fellow of both the Academy of Social Sciences and the British Academy, and a Professor in Theology at Durham University.

For more about Douglas, see here

This episode was recorded 19/02/2020. 

Show Notes

How did death become so important in the Christian tradition? How did the death of Jesus speak to the early Christians, and how does it speak to us today? How do the ways we think about death help us engage with life? How does our care for creation challenge our approach to death?

Professor Douglas Davies is an anthropologist and a theologian, a fellow of both the Academy of Social Sciences and the British Academy, and a Professor in Theology at Durham University.

For more about Douglas, see here

This episode was recorded 19/02/2020.