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.

Boat Stories

I have just had an article published over on the Theopolis site. Within it, I discuss the significance of the boat as a metaphor for the Church and other things. As a conceptual metaphor and model, the boat and its … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Genesis, Guest Post, John, Jonah, Luke, Mark, Matthew, NT, NT Theology, OT, OT Theology, The Church, Theological, Theopolis | Leave a comment

Theopolis Podcast: Second Sunday in Advent

If you want to continue seeing my posts about Theopolis podcasts, you can now follow them on my new video and podcast blog. In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the second … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Bible, Luke, Malachi, NT, NT Theology, OT, OT Theology, Philippians, Podcasts, Theological, Theopolis | Leave a comment

Transcripts of Videos/Podcasts

Although I have moved my videos and podcasts over to my new blog, one of my goals is to have transcripts for all of my videos or podcasts in the future, making that material (more easily) accessible to a broader … Continue reading

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New Booklet: How Did We Get Here?

The Davenant Institute has just published a new Davenant Digest by me, on the subject of the causes for our current sexual landscape. You can get a free online copy by subscribing to the Davenant email list or you can … Continue reading

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Podcast Blog

I’ve created a new blog, which will be dedicated to my videos and podcasts, leaving this blog for articles and links to articles elsewhere. Adversaria Videos and Podcasts It is still under construction, but when it is finished, I hope … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: First Sunday in Advent

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the first Sunday of Advent: Jeremiah 33:14-16, 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13, Luke 19:28-40 and 21:25-36. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, Bible, Eschatology, Jeremiah, Luke, NT, NT Theology, OT, OT Theology, Podcasts, Theological, Theopolis | 3 Comments

Podcast: Felix Culpa

On the latest Mere Fidelity episode, Derek, Matt, and I put on our theology nerd hats and discuss the concept of the felix culpa. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and … Continue reading

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