Author Archives: Alastair Roberts

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.

How the God of Exodus Still Delivers Today

The latest publicity video for Echoes of Exodus was posted a couple of days ago. See more stuff related to the book here.

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Is Modernity a Success?

Andrew Wilson recently wrote a post discussing some of the reviews of Steven Pinker’s new book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress, which has been provoking much conversation and controversy over the last couple of months. … Continue reading

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Conversation with Brad Littlejohn on Jordan Peterson now on Youtube

A number of you asked whether we would put this on Youtube. Here you go:

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Podcast: Theophanies with Dr Vern Poythress

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity Derek and I are joined by Dr Vern Poythress to discuss his recent book, Theophany: A Biblical Theology of God’s Appearing. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen … Continue reading

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The Authority of the Book

I have a guest post over on the Political Theology blog, in which I discuss the importance of considering our broader culture of textual production, ownership, and use when considering questions of scriptural authority. In an age of mass production … Continue reading

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Video: Jesus as the Greater Ezekiel in Luke 3-4

I recorded a video earlier this evening, talking through the interpretation of Luke 3-4 against the background of Ezekiel. It is an experiment and clearly leaves much to be desired. However, if people like it, I might do this and … Continue reading

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Theology of the Sexes Course

A seventeen-lecture course I delivered on the theology of the sexes, with two question and answer sessions, is available for purchase for $9.99 from the Theopolis Institute here.

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