There are plenty of ways that you can engage with the work of the Faculty of Theology and Religion and explore the study of Theology and Religion online. Some resources may be particularly useful to school teachers or to applicants seeking to engage with the subject beyond the school curriculum.
Please note that the Faculty accepts no responsibility for the content of external websites.
Short articles by Faculty researchers, teachers and students. Discover what researchers at all levels of the Faculty are studying and how they engage a range of subjects and disciplines; read reports and interviews about Faculty events, publications and developments and learn something about the experience of current students.
Recordings by member of the Faculty and related Research Centres. Immerse yourself in a range of subjects and discussions.
Faculty YouTube Channel
Recordings of public lectures by Faculty members as well as footage of Open Day presentations.
Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion
The Ian Ramsey Centre is associated with the Faculty for Theology and Religion and conducts research into religious beliefs and theological concepts in relation to the sciences. You will find a wealth of material on their website, including videos of public lectures, seminars, and presentations, and more on their YouTube channel.
The ‘Home of Big Questions’ aims to engage those from 11 to 18 years with debates and ideas that go beyond what is covered in the classroom.
An archive of digitised artefacts, including several with religious significance.
Digital Resource Hub - NEW for April 2020
The University has compiled here the best of its digital resources to support learning and exploration. They can help parents and teachers to feed the curiosity of growing minds and inspire them to think broadly. These resources can also enable older students to explore their passions and interests further, and to discover more about Oxford.
BBC Radio 4
Radio 4 produces a number of programmes which may be of interest to current and prospective students of Theology and Religion. Most programmes are available on the BBC Sounds app. Episodes are archived as podcasts and you can browse programmes in categories such as ‘Religion’ and ‘Philosophy’.
- In Our Time is a programme exploring the history ofideas with a panel of academics. Contributors to the programme include the Faculty’s own Dr Eleanor McLaughlin, Dr Jessica Frazier, Prof. Martin Goodman, Prof. Graham Ward, and Prof. Diarmaid MacCulloch.
- The Moral Maze
- Inside the Ethics Committee
Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions are paperbacks published by Oxford University Press, which offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas including Theology, Religion and Philosophy. The series is intended to offer “a bridge between reference content and higher academic work” and are written by experts in the field. You can browse titles on the website by category. These include some by our own Faculty members.
JSTOR is a not-for-profit organisation committed to helping the academic community use digital technologies. Some of its searchable content is Open Access; academic ebooks and journals that are available to everyone, everywhere.
Imagining the Divine Blog
View the Empires of Faith blog from their exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, exploring religion in art and artefacts.
Ashmolean Learning Resources
Browse a wide collection including World Religions, religious history and art.