Category Archives: Isaiah

True Ritual Versus Hypocritical Religiosity

A piece of mine has just been published over on the Political Theology site: The temptation to put faith in religiosity, to employ religious ceremonies and rituals as akin to compensatory ‘moral offsets’ for our godless, oppressive, and unjust behavior … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost: Isaiah 50:4-10, James 3:1-12, and Mark 9:14-29. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You can … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Isaiah 35:4-7a, James 2:1-10, 14-18, and Mark 7:31-37. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast apps. You … Continue reading

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Video: Was Jesus a Fruitful Eunuch?

Today’s question: “Some have described Christ as a sort of “fruitful eunuch.” Others have pointed out that he in fact has a bride. While these would be mutually exclusive in a literal sense, does the Bible require us to choose … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I discuss the readings for the fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Isaiah 29:11-19, Ephesians 5:22-23, and Mark 7:1-13. We also discuss Dr Esther Meek’s recent Theopolis Intensive course. You can follow the … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: Trinity Sunday

In this episode of the Theopolis Podcast, Peter Leithart and I are joined by John Barach to discuss the readings for Trinity Sunday: Isaiah 6:1-8, Acts 2:14a, 22-36, and John 3:1-17. You can follow the Theopolis podcast on Soundcloud, iTunes, and on most podcast … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Vineyard of Israel

I have just posted a reflection on Isaiah 5, Psalm 80, and Matthew 21 over on Political Theology Today. Within it I explore the significance of the prophetic vine parables and the vantage point that they can provide us upon … Continue reading

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