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10 more great podcasts

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, November 9, 2017 Under: Random stuff

In a previous post, I shared 12 of my favourite podcasts. I know that many of you enjoyed discovering them and so I thought I’d share 10 more podcasts that are enjoyable and informative.

As before, all of these are available free through iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher and other Podcast services.

Topic: Theology
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 40 - 60 mins
From the makers of the excellent Bible Project videos, this podcast comprises dialogue between hosts Tim and Jon on a whole range of biblical topics from justice, literary genres and biblical characters to book explorations and word studies.

Topic: Mixed-topic documentary
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 30 - 40 mins
A fascinating documentary programme from the BBC covering topics as diverse as surveillance, miniature art, PowerPoint and hair loss.

Topic: Current affairs
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 25 mins
Produced by the World Service, this podcast calls on four expert witnesses each episode to explore the trends, ideas and forces shaping the world.

Topic: Christianity
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 30 - 40 mins
New Testament scholar and theologian Scot Mcknight explores the context of the New Testament teaching and helps to apply that teaching today.

Topic: Social science
Frequency: Monthly
Running time: 15 - 20 mins
Short interviews with leading social scientists such as Professor Sabina Alkire and anthropologist Scott Atran.

Topic: Culture and science
Running time: 50 - 60 mins
A lighthearted podcast exploring how things work from psychopaths to The Simpsons. It’s a US podcast so some of the episodes won’t relate as well to British culture, but it’s still really interesting.

Topic: Ideas
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 55 - 60 mins
From the TED website “Based on talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centred on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections – and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life.”

Topic: Christianity
Frequency: Variable
Running time: Very variable. Usually about 30 mins.
Host Graham Hill interviews leading Christian thinkers, mainly from the Majority World (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Oceania, etc.) on matters of faith, discipleship and mission.

Topic: Game show
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 60 mins
A humorous and informative games show where members of the public bring their interesting facts to a panel of experts in an attempt to impress them with something they don’t know.

Topic: Science and tech
Frequency: Weekly
Running time: 40 - 50 mins
An entertaining weekly round-up of the latest developments in the worlds of science, technology, business and culture.

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