Category Archives: Church History

Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 8

Another episode of Mere Fidelity, this time returning to Augustine’s Confessions. This week, Derek, Matt, and I discuss book eight together. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on my … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Experience, Church History, Podcasts, Theological | Leave a comment

The Authority of the Book

I have a guest post over on the Political Theology blog, in which I discuss the importance of considering our broader culture of textual production, ownership, and use when considering questions of scriptural authority. In an age of mass production … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church History, Controversies, Culture, Guest Post, Hermeneutics, Politics, Revelation, Scripture, Society, Theological | 2 Comments

Podcast: Ross Douthat’s ‘To Change the Church’

Matt and Derek were joined this week by Ross Douthat to discuss his new book, To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Controversies, Culture, Podcasts, Sex and Sexuality, Society, Theological | Leave a comment

From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word

My recent Davenant Institute lecture on the subject of the significance of textual technologies for our engagement with Scripture has just been posted on Youtube: I recently enjoyed watching Dr. Christopher Schlect’s highly informative and stimulating lecture in the same … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Church History, Culture, Hermeneutics, Lectures, Scripture, The Church, Theological, Video | 2 Comments

Two Recent Talks

Video from two recent lectures of mine has just been posted on Facebook. From Gutenberg to YouVersion: The Word of God and the Technology of the Word Exodus as New Birth

Posted in Bible, Church History, Culture, Exodus, Hermeneutics, John, Lectures, Luke, Matthew, NT, NT Theology, OT, OT Theology, Scripture, Theological, Video | 1 Comment

Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 7

The latest episode of Mere Fidelity’s reading of Confessions is a discussion of Book 7. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on my blog.

Posted in Church History, Podcasts, Theological | 2 Comments

Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 6

Mere Fidelity returns to our reading of Confessions this week, with a discussion of Book 6. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on Soundcloud and on this page on my blog.

Posted in Christian Experience, Church History, Podcasts, Theological | Leave a comment