4 podcasts to listen to over Christmas

Emma Nicholls 09 Dec 20

You’ve made it to the end of the strangest university term ever – well done! Heading back home for Christmas means time to relax, catch up with family and enjoy a slower pace of life away from uni work. While you have a bit more time on your hands, why not get stuck into a good podcast? Below are four of my recent favourites.


1) Matters of Life and Death
Professor John Wyatt chats to his son Tim Wyatt about science, technology, the coronavirus and how Christians can respond.
20-40 minute episodes

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2) The Digital Human
This Radio 4 podcast asks how the digital age is changing what it means to be human, exploring themes like online streaming, trust in science, and social media.
30 minute episodes

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3) Exploring my Strange Bible
Tim Mackie of the Bible Project has brought together a decade of sermons and seminars into this engaging podcast which dives into various Bible books and topics. Highlights include two episodes on the theology of work, and the ‘Language of Faith’ series (I particularly loved the episode on glory!)
45-60 minute episodes
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4) Quick to Listen
Weekly podcast from the editors of Christianity Today magazine, exploring the reality behind major cultural events. Start with ‘Should Christians ‘Believe in Science’ in the Midst of a Pandemic?’ or ‘Can Christians Affirm Transhumanism?’
45-60 minute episodes

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