Monthly Archives: December 2016

Links Post 31/12/2016

Some interesting links I’ve encountered over the last few days, along with a few links to things I’ve written elsewhere. Carl Raschke on why The New Global Populism May Not Be What Everyone Seems to Imagine: Populism, which has become … Continue reading

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Retrospective on 2016

I enjoyed a wonderful and refreshing Christmas with my family and other friends this year. The last few days have been packed with lots of good food, renewed fellowship, board games, and country walks. I got to watch Rogue One … Continue reading

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The Politics of Cosmic Praise

I’ve just posted a reflection on Psalm 148 over on the Political Theology Today blog. The unifying telos of the entire cosmic, animate creatures and inanimate bodies alike, is the worship of YHWH. Where William Paley imagined the world as … Continue reading

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The Politics of Sentinels

I’ve written a Christmas reflection over on the Political Theology Today blog. Advent continually returns us to the posture of vigilant and expectant watchers, looking for the coming of Christ in our lives, communities, and world. Christmas calls us to … Continue reading

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Podcast: Incarnation Anyway?

  Merry Christmas, everyone! As a special Christmas episode—and our final episode of 2016—this week Derek, Matt and I discuss the Incarnation. In particular, we ask whether, if humanity had not sinned, Christ would still have come. Much theological nerdiness … Continue reading

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Pentecost as Ecclesiology

There is an article of mine in the latest edition of Ad Fontes, in which I argue that Luke’s account of the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2 offers us an ecclesiology in nuce. You can subscribe to the digital … Continue reading

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Links Post 20/12/2016

It has been some time since I last posted links on this blog, even though I still regularly post links on a Twitter account dedicated to that purpose. I also haven’t had an open mic thread for some time. This … Continue reading

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