Category Archives: Church History

Podcast: The Benedict Option, with Rod Dreher

Our last episode of Mere Fidelity for a few months is devoted to a discussion of the book of the hour, The Benedict Option, with its author, Rod Dreher. We explore the questions of how the Church should relate to society in … Continue reading

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Podcast: On Lent, with Steven Wedgeworth

This week on Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I are joined by our friend Steven Wedgeworth for a discussion of the subject of Lent, developing out of a Twitter discussion for which Keith Miller is responsible. Should we celebrate Lent? … Continue reading

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Join Me in Davenant House this Summer to Explore Christian Wisdom!

Shane Morris recently interviewed me about the work of Davenant House. The interview was published this morning. There are still places available for this year’s Protestant Wisdom Summer Programs, for any who would like to join me for a few … Continue reading

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The Scriptures Made Strange

A post of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute website. Within it, I argue for the importance of attending to the material (and digital) forms in which we engage with and produce the Scriptures: The Bible … Continue reading

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Podcast: Silence, with Brett McCracken

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Matt and I are joined by Brett McCracken for a discussion of Martin Scorsese’s new film, Silence, which Brett reviewed for Christianity Today.  The film, an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s famous novel of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Tim Keller, ‘Making Sense of God’

This week, the full cast of Mere Fidelity was joined by Tim Keller for a discussion of his superb new book, Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this … Continue reading

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Podcast: Richard Hooker

For some time I’ve wanted to discuss Richard Hooker on the podcast, not least because we seldom speak about the continuing importance of figures from church history on Mere Fidelity. This week, while the other crew members were away, I … Continue reading

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