Video Channel

The following VCS videos explore central themes of theology, art, and the Bible.

Introductory Videos

Trailer for the Visual Commentary on Scripture project. Featuring VCS Director Professor Ben Quash (52 sec)

Introduction to the Visual Commentary on Scripture (VCS). Featuring VCS Director Professor Ben Quash (2 min, 57 sec)

Thematic Videos

Film exploring Caravaggio’s Supper at Emmaus in the National Gallery, London. Featuring VCS Director Professor Ben Quash, VCS Deputy Director Dr Jennifer Sliwka, and VCS Research Associate Dr Michelle Fletcher (7 min, 54 sec)

Video Exhibitions

Video exhibition on Lot's Wife. Works of art by Unknown artist, Joachim Patinir, and Richard Peter Sr. Video commentary by Ben Quash (9 min, 18 sec)

Video exhibition on the Writing on the Wall. Works of art by Rembrandt van Rijn, John Martin, and Susan Hiller. Video commentary by Michelle Fletcher (7 min 30 sec)

Video exhibition on the Transfiguration. Works of art by Theophanes the Greek and workshop, Fra Angelico, and Dan Flavin. Video commentary by Jennifer Sliwka and Ben Quash (9 min, 3 sec)

Video exhibition on the Last Supper. Works of art by Ercole de' Roberti, Leonardo da Vinci, and Sadao Watanabe. Video commentary by Ben Quash, Jennifer Sliwka, Michelle Fletcher (8 min, 54 sec)

Video exhibition on the Burial of Christ. Works of art by Andrea Mantegna, Michelangelo Buonarroti, and Urs Fischer. Video commentary by Jennifer Sliwka (6 min, 1 sec)

Video exhibition on the Whore of Babylon. Works of art by Robert Roberg, Unknown artist, and William Hogarth. Video commentary by Michelle Fletcher and Ben Quash (7 min, 57 sec)

VCS Lent 2021 Videos

An introduction to the VCS Lent commentary reading programme for 2021. Presented by Ben Quash. (1min 55 secs)

An introduction to Week 1 of the VCS Lent commentary reading programme, exploring the theme of covenant and introducing this week's exhibition on Genesis 8:20–9:17. Presented by VCS Director Ben Quash. (3 mins 11 secs).

An introduction to Week 2 of the VCS Lent commentary reading programme, exploring the theme of prophecy and introducing this week's exhibition on Isaiah 63. Presented by VCS Director Ben Quash. (2 mins 23 secs).