Monthly Archives: May 2016

Podcast: Warnings and Assurance in 1 Corinthians

Andrew Wilson’s defence of his PhD thesis is this week, so we decided that this episode of Mere Fidelity would be devoted to discussing his work, on the subject of warnings and assurance in the book of 1 Corinthians. Derek, … Continue reading

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Conquest Narratives in Christianity and Islam

I’ve guest posted again for Political Theology Today, discussing Pope Francis’ recent claim that Christianity shares in common with Islam an emphasis upon the theme of conquest and his referencing of the Great Commission of Matthew 28 as an example … Continue reading

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The Politics of Wisdom and Folly

I’ve just guest posted over on Political Theology Today. I discuss the significance of the personification of Wisdom in Proverbs and the relevance of the distinction between the politics of folly and wisdom. The conceptual interplay between the pursuit of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Pentecost

  For the second week in succession, we have a two man show, as Andrew and Matt were once again unavailable. Derek and I continue to explore some of the biblical theological themes that we raised last week in our … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Ascension

Forsaken by the rest of the cast, who apparently had better things to do, Derek and I recorded a two person podcast this week, on the subject of the Ascension. We discuss the theological significance of the event and its … Continue reading

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