Other Interesting Videos

A collection of other videos related to the founding of Islam, history, Arabia, the Nabataeans, Christianity, and other topics that might prove interesting. Tired of searching through dubious videos? Here is a collection of interesting videos that we recommend. While we do not agree with everything in every video, the overall thrust of these videos is worth considering.

Decoding the Antikythera Mechanism:

A Greek shipwreck holds the remains of an intricate bronze machine that turns out to be the world’s first computer. In 1900, a storm blew a boatload of sponge divers off course and forced them …

Islam: The Untold Story:

A documentary film by Tom Holland. Originally made for BBC Channel 4. However BBC withdrew the film after there were a handful of complaints from Muslims.

Petra: Lost City of Stone:

One of the best videos about the history of Petra.

Ancient China on Rome:

The ruler of Da Qin is not permanent. When disasters result from unusual phenomena, they unceremoniously replace him, installing a virtuous man as king, and release the old king, who does not dare …

Did Rome meet Sri Lanka?:

Dr Raoul McLaughlin investigates connections between Rome and Lri Lanka.

How accurate is this? - Ancient Chinese Historian Describes The Roman Empire :

How accurate is this ancient Chinese historian’s account of the Roman Empire?

Al-Ukhdud Archaeological Site in Saudi Arabia:

This site is near to Najran in southern Saudi Arabia. The Quran 85:4 to 7 mentions this story of a group of devout people (understood as Christians) who were thrown into a ditch and burned. History …

Ancient Economies - Shopkeepers and the Bazaar Economy - Emmanuel Mayer:

Emmanuel Mayer of the University of Chicago Dept. of Classics lectures on Shopkeepers and the Bazaar Economy as a part of the docent training miniseries.

McGuire Gibson | The Oriental Institute in Iraq:

Member’s Lecture November 2019 This will give you an idea of what archeological work is all about. An overview of the work of the Oriental Institute in Iraq, presented by McGuire Gibson “I …

What These Mysterious Scrolls Tell Us About Women in Petra:

In 1961, archaeologists in southern Israel discovered a mysterious set of documents. They provide valuable clues into the elevated status of Nabataean women in the first century AD.

Hythem Sidky Codex Damascensis and the Evolution of the Syrian Reading Tradition:

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Hythem Sidky addresses the Qur’anic …

Gabriel Reynolds, “Perish the Human! On Sinfulness and Satan in the Qur’an”:

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Gabriel addresses the phrase the topic of …

Johanna Pink, "The Qur’an in Javanese. Scripture, Teaching and Translation":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Johanna Pink speaks about the Qur’an in …

Sarra Tlili, “Ecology of Wonder: the Ecological Dimensions of Three Qur’an...":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Sarra Tlili addresses the ecological dimensions …

Sean Anthony, “The Surprising Christology of the Annunciation Scene in Q19...":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). In this video Sean Anthony addresses the …

Ahmad al-Jallad, "Pre-Islamic Arabic inscriptions and Qur'anic orthographies":

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). Ahmad al-Jallad addresses the topic of …

Robert Hoyland, "'Arabi and A'jami in the Qur'an: The Language of Revelation.:

During the Covid-19 restrictions, IQSA held its 2020 conference online. This is the first lecture. (International Qur’anic Studies Association). In this video Robert Hoyland makes suggestions …

Graham Hancock: America Before-Exposing the Cover-Up of Ancient Advanced Civilisations:

A video to make you think. Graham Hancock speaks about his new book America Before: The Key to Earth’s Lost Civilisation. He discusses how dogmatism in archaeology has covered up 130,000 years of …

John Lennox: Has Science Buried God?:

Host Eric Metaxas and Oxford professor John Lennox explore the question, “Has science buried God?” – discussing the fine-tuned universe, evolution, logic, history, and more! …

Lennox vs Atkins - Can science explain everything?:

Christian Prof John Lennox and atheist Prof Peter Atkins debated science, faith and God in front of students at Southampton University on 31 Jan 2019.

Stephen Meyer: The Return of the God Hypothesis:

Eric Metaxas interviews Stephen C. Meyer about the ultimate mystery of the universe as drawn from recent scientific discoveries in physics, cosmology, and biology. The interview took place at the …

Malcolm Gladwell: David and Goliath:

Eric Metaxas and best-selling phenomenon Malcolm Gladwell discuss Gladwell’s book, David and Goliath, along the way touching on acromegaly, getting busted at immigration, the …

Is Tolerance Intolerant? Pursuing the Climate of Acceptance and Inclusion - Ravi Zacharias at UCLA:

“I met Ravi Zacharias some 40 years ago, in the home of a dear friend in Ontario. He was always a deep thinker a and a great communicator. Much of what Ravi has said over the years and I have …

Abraham and the Kaaba: From Borrowed Stories to Sacred Scripture:

The Text of the New Testament:

Is the New Testament text trustworthy?

Debate: Can We Trust the Text of the New Testament?:

Do we have enough evidence to reconstruct the New Testament text? Or did early scribes corrupt it beyond repair? Daniel B. Wallace and Bart D. Ehrman debate the issue of if we can trust the text of …

Is the Quran Perfectly Preserved? Shabir Ally Answers:

Was the Quran perfectly preserved or transmitted with variants?

Miraculous Preservation of the Quran: Burying the Myth:

A Brief History of the Quran:

In this video we take a critical look at common assumptions made about the Quran. For a mobile, text-based version of this argument (and much more) download this to the Microsoft Word or Google Docs …

Significant Changes to the Quran: Surah 33:

Islam Critiqued Adapted from: David S. Powers, “Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet”

The Ring of Solomon and Surah 38:36-38:

Though parallels between Solomonic and Islamic literature are well known and inevitably overlap with some of the material I present here, the content in this video is adapted entirely from my own …

Quran vs. Tradition: Oral Preservation:

In this video we examine the fact that the Quran speaks of itself as a written book, and places priority on writing as the strongest form of evidence. Muslims who argue for oral transmission over …

"Darwin's Doubt" with Stephen Meyer:

Darwin, the scientific method, Danny DeVito, and Cher all manage to find a place in this mind-boggling and entertaining conversation between Eric Metaxas and Stephen Meyer, at the Union League Club in …

Michael Behe: Darwin Devolves:

Eric Metaxas interviews biochemist Michael Behe on “the new science about DNA that challenges evolution” as told in Behe’s book, DARWIN DEVOLVES.

Michael Cremo: "Forbidden Archaeology" :

Michael A. Cremo: Historian of Archeology Abstract: Over the past two centuries, archaeologists have found bones, footprints, and artifacts showing that people like ourselves have existed on earth for …

43 Mistakes in the Qur'an:

While I do not agree with everything this video says, never-the-less it is interesting, and has some interesting points to ponder.

Peter Thiel: Zero to One:

Eric Metaxas interviews entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel on his bestselling book ZERO TO ONE. Using Apollo 11 and Woodstock as reference points, Thiel and Metaxas explore the idea that we live in …

The Science Delusion - Rupert Sheldrake:

Dr. Sheldrake dares to question Scientific Orthodoxy! How can a highly respected scholar and scientist challenge the basics of science? This is a must see for everyone who thinks science as an answer …