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The Rough Mark – video

I was delighted to be able to perform the world premiere of the whole of my translation of Mark’s gospel at St Luke’s Church, Holloway on Friday Oct 14th 2022 – and the video recording of the event is now available here on my YouTube channel. Experience this live oral performance like the ancients! With

Wisdom, Spirituality and Community in the University

Richard gave the keynote address at the first Global Conference on Ministry in Higher Education held at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, in June 2000. An abbreviated version of the text was published in Theology – read it here. Image: CX Insight/Unsplash

The Warburton Lecture/Sermon, 2019

Richard Burridge · The Warburton Lecture/Sermon 2019 At Lincoln’s Inn on Sunday 23 June 2019, Richard delivered the 2019 Warburton Lecture/Sermon on the theme of ‘You have heard that it was said… but I say to you’. The subtitle was ‘Life, death and the (re)interpretation of scriptural and legal texts in a time of turmoil.’

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Is a Zoom rite a valid form of communion?

The Church Times published my article, Is a Zoom rite a valid form of communion? (PDF) and also a news feature by Madeleine Davies, Communion online is valid, says Burridge (PDF), based on my book, Holy Communion in Contagious Times, in January 2022.

Why are there differences in the Gospels?

Discussion on Unbelievable?, Premier Christian Radio The Unbelievable? show aired on Saturday 17 June 2017 at 2.30pm on Premier Christian Radio and is available to hear here: Why are there differences in the Gospels? Richard and New Testament scholar Mike Licona explore the differences between the same stories, words and timelines in the Gospels of

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Interpreting the ‘still, small voice’ of the Scriptures

On 11th February 2024, the Sunday Before Lent, Richard was invited by the Dean and Chapter to preach at the 4pm Choral Evensong in Exeter Cathedral, at which the Cathedral Choir sang a selection of early 17th century music, including the anthem It is a good thing by John Lugge, who was organist at Exeter

Who is Jesus Christ for us today?

On February 4th, 2024, the Second Sunday Before Lent, Richard was invited to preach by the Rev’d Sheila Swarbrick, the Rector of the Central Parish, which now comprises of the historic churches of Exeter’s city centre, dedicated to St Stephen, St Olave, St Petrock, St Pancras, and St Mary Arches. The website for the Central

Yesterday, Today, Forever

On 21st May 1999, Richard was honoured to be invited to preach in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip at the service in the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the first benefaction for higher education anywhere in the English-speaking world, the bequest