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.

Twelve Days of Christmas Videos

Over the Christmas period, I made a series of videos/podcasts on the subject of echoes and symmetries in the narratives of the nativity and infancy of Christ. You can watch them all here.

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2018 Retrospective

In keeping with the tradition of this blog, the following is a retrospective and round-up of my work from the past year. 2018 was a full but also a tough year for me in various respects. I have not had … Continue reading

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Homeless at Christmas

The following is a guest post, sharing the work of the Church Urban Fund. For most of us in the UK the cold days and colder nights of winter are a chance to don our woollen hats and scarves and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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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