Monthly Archives: January 2016

Religious Violence and the Logic of Sacrifice

A very short piece of mine has just been published over on the Political Theology Today blog, on the question of the relationship between religion and violence. Here, I believe, we find a helpful place to begin a discussion of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Hillsong

In our latest podcast, Matt, Derek, and I discuss this recent article about Hillsong NYC. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on my blog. *WE ARE CURRENTLY … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Experience, Culture, Liturgical Theology, On the web, Podcasts, Society, The Church, Theological, Worship | 1 Comment

Infant Baptism and the Promise of Grace

An article of mine on the subject of infant baptism and Reformation debates concerning the relationship between grace and the administration of the sacrament of baptism has just been published over on Reformation21. In characterizing magisterial Reformed objections to the … Continue reading

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The Politics of Representational Rule

My latest post over on Political Theology Today is a discussion of the lessons that we may learn about political representation from Paul’s teaching about the Church in 1 Corinthians 12:1-11: Woven throughout the passage is an account of both … Continue reading

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Transfigured Hermeneutics—Part 3: Transfiguration as Theophany

The third part of my series (parts 1 and 2) on the Transfiguration and our reading of Scripture has just been published over on Reformation21: When the Angel is accompanied by the Glory, it is the Glory-Face of the LORD … Continue reading

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Retrospective on 2015

After a very pleasant extended break from blogging and Twitter, I am (temporarily) returning. Christmas has been thoroughly enjoyable so far, involving extended bouts of board gaming with family, lots of baking and cake decoration, debates about the merits of … Continue reading

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