Monthly Archives: September 2016

Podcast: The Righteous Mind

In this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Andrew, and I get together to discuss Jonathan Haidt’s moral foundations thesis, as laid out in his book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. You can … Continue reading

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Natural Complementarians: Men, Women, and the Way Things Are

In a post over on The Calvinist International, I interact with Aimee Byrd’s recent First Things article, ‘The Taming of the Beau‘ and argue against the ideological turn in some quarters of contemporary complementarian thought. Biblical teaching regarding men and women … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Controversies, Creation, Culture, Ethics, Genesis, Guest Post, Sex and Sexuality, Society, Theological | 16 Comments

The Theopolis Institute has a New Podcast

The good folks at the Theopolis Institute have started a new podcast. I am sure that anyone who likes the work of James Jordan and Peter Leithart will find much to appreciate.

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Ian Paul on Evangelical Leadership

Grove Books publish a range of booklets on subjects relating to Christian theology and ministry. Each booklet offers an accessible and concise (typically under 30 pages), yet stimulating and informed treatment of its particular topic. Over the last few decades … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Experience, Church History, Culture, Hermeneutics, My Reading, Reviews, Scripture, Society, Theological | 1 Comment

The Politics of Dishonest Wealth

I have a reflection on Luke 16:1-13, the Parable of the Unjust Steward, over on Political Theology Today. Jesus depicts wealth as if a false god, competing with God for our worship and service (verse 13). The power of money … Continue reading

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The Falls of Man

A guest piece of mine on the subject of the development of the theme of the Fall in the Old Testament has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute. Articulating the Fall in the context of our theological systems … Continue reading

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The Treachery of Narratives

I have just guest posted over on Mere Orthodoxy. Taking a recent Vanity Fair story on the unravelling of the narratives of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos and the failure of various prominent feminist icons as my starting point, I discuss … Continue reading

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Podcast: Alan Jacobs on Christian Intellectuals

  In one of our longest Mere Fidelity episodes to date, Derek, Matt, Andrew, and I discuss Alan Jacobs’ recent essay, ‘The Watchmen‘, which has been provoking a lot of conversation recently. We talk about the place of Christian intellectuals … Continue reading

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Another Failed Babylon Bee Writer

Ben Myers has just shared his unpublished submission to the Christian satirical website, the Babylon Bee. As another person whose submission was never published (I recently submitted a letter to the editor, which hasn’t been published yet, so perhaps I … Continue reading

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