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.

Iain Provan, ‘In Defence of Protestant Hermeneutics’ (and responses, including mine)

I am one of the speakers responding to Iain Provan (who has just written this book) in this Davenant Institute event on Protestant hermeneutics.

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Video: Sexuality in Zero Gravity

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The Whole Bible in Its Own Voice

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Why Are Christians so Hung Up About Sex?

I recently spoke on this subject for the Davenant Institute. You can listen to the lecture here:

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Theopolis Podcast: The Virtue of Nationalism, with Yoram Hazony

On the latest episode of the Theopolis podcast, Peter Leithart and I are joined by the Jewish biblical and political scholar, Yoram Hazony, for a long and stimulating conversation about his recent book, The Virtue of Nationalism. I summarized and … Continue reading

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Crossing Borders

The Davenant Institute has a new podcast, with Samantha Cohoe and Mike Plato, called Crossing Borders. The first couple of episodes are here:

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Yoram Hazony and the Deception of Isaac

A post of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis blog. Within it, I engage with part of Yoram Hazony’s superb The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture, bringing him into conversation with James Jordan’s Primeval Saints on the question … Continue reading

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