Category Archives: Church History

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: The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Within this video, I discuss Michael McClymond and Gerald McDermott’s superb book, The Theology of Jonathan Edwards. 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: More on Two Kingdoms

In today’s video, I address some questions that were raised in response to my previous video. Within the video, I reference Brad Littlejohn’s The Two Kingdoms: A Guide for the Perplexed and his Richard Hooker: A Companion to His Life and Work. … 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: Thoughts on the Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel

Today, I am responding to a number of people’s requests and giving some thoughts on the recent Statement on Social Justice and the Gospel. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you … Continue reading

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Video: How Should We Understand Formal Leadership Within the Church?

Today’s question: “What is “ordained”, formal, leadership in the Church? How do you understand the NT’s “episkopoi” and “diakonoi”? What is the connection between these offices/roles/functions and both preaching and liturgy in worship?” This question opens out onto so many … Continue reading

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Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 11

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, I join Matt and Derek to continue our discussion of Augustine’s Confessions, exploring Book 11 of the work. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on … Continue reading

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