Monthly Archives: April 2015

Different Tendencies in Modes of Friendship and How to Think of Them

Scot McKnight generously published a comment that I left on a blog post a few days ago as a post of its own. I appended a few theological comments to it to provide a clearer impression of how I believe that we … Continue reading

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Podcast: Free Range Parenting

Our latest podcast is on the currently controversial subject of free range parenting. The case that sparked this discussion is reported here. Other articles that are relevant to this discussion are the following by Megan McArdle, Michael Lewis, and Michael … Continue reading

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Open Mic Thread 27

The open mic thread is where you have the floor and can raise or discuss issues of your choice. There is no such thing as off-topic here. The comments of this thread are free for you to: Discuss things that you … Continue reading

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Sexual Difference, Liberal and Christian

The Theopolis Institute has just published an article of mine on the subject of sexual difference: [I]n creating us male and female, God established an otherness whose specific form is given great significance. In our thinking about otherness, the form of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Beyond the Abortion Wars

The latest episode of Mere Fidelity has just gone online. This week we discuss abortion with Charles Camosy, associate professor of theological and social ethics at Fordham University, and the author of the recent book, Beyond the Abortion Wars: A … Continue reading

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The Politics of the King’s Shepherd

Although the 23rd Psalm might be the most familiar of all, I believe that there are dimensions of its meaning that often go unnoticed. Over on Political Theology Today, I suggest that there is a political aspect to the message … Continue reading

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Davenant Latin Institute

I have mentioned the great work of my friends at the Davenant Trust on my blog before. They have recently started a new venture that I am very excited to tell you all about. The Davenant Latin Institute has been … Continue reading

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