Category Archives: Genesis

Video: Was Cain Supposed to be His Brother’s Keeper?

Today’s question: You referred in a recent lectionary talk with Peter Leithart to “being our brother’s keeper.” What is your understanding of the ethical meaning of a “keeper” biblically speaking? It is sometimes a point of controversy in liberal/conservative Christian … Continue reading

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Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 13

This, my friends, is the final episode of Mere Fidelity’s lengthy conversation with Augustine’s Confessions. You can find all of the past Confessions episodes on my Mere Fidelity page. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. … Continue reading

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Video: Were Rebekah and Jacob Justified in Deceiving Isaac?

Today’s question: Having read Jordan’s Primeval Saints I find that he interprets the life of Jacob through a different lens from a more recent reformation reading. Specifically in the story of Jacob “stealing” the birthright, Jordan posits that Rebekah and … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the twentieth Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 2:18-25, Hebrews 2:1-13, Mark 10:2-16. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can read … Continue reading

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Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 12

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, I join Matt and Derek to explore Augustine’s discussion of the proper interpretation of Genesis’ account of creation in Book 12 of the Confessions. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen … Continue reading

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Video: Matthieu Pageau’s ‘The Language of Creation’

Within this video, I discuss Matthieu Pageau’s stimulating book, The Language of Creation: Cosmic Symbolism in Genesis. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you have found these videos helpful, please tell … Continue reading

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Video: The Story of Cain and Abel

Today’s question: “I was wondering if you would comment on the Cain and Abel story and possibly develop some of the symbols, foreshadowings, etc. It is a rich passage that I would love to get your take on, especially since … Continue reading

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