Margaret Barker, a Methodist preacher, studied theology at the University of Cambridge, after which she has devoted her life to research in ancient Christianity. She has developed an approach to biblical studies known as Temple Theology. She was president of the Society for Old Testament Study in 1998, and in July 2008 she was awarded the degree of Doctor of Divinity by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Ian Punnett was joined by journalist specializing in military affairs, Stephen Harding, for a discussion on how U.S. and German soldiers joined forces in the waning hours of World War II. In the first hour, author Howard Bloom talked about recent government spying revelations as well as a White House petition calling for the release of whistleblower Bradley Manning. Also, theology expert Margaret Barker provided an update on the Jordan Codices. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett