Category Archives: Economics

John Ruskin and the Illusion of Value

A post of mine on the subject of labour, money, and the question of value has just been posted over on The Kitchen Table. Within it, in conversation with Ruskin, Mill, and Marx, I discuss what value is and how … Continue reading

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Video: The Challenges of Gender in the 21st Century

This is the first of twelve videos in which I discuss various cultural and theological subjects with Brad Belschner. Within this video we discuss the challenges of gender in the 21st century. Visit the Davenant Institute’s site to find out … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Fractured Republic, with Yuval Levin

  On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, Andrew, and I are joined by a very special guest, Yuval Levin. We discuss some of the issues raised in his superb new book, The Fractured Republic, and his vision for a healthy … Continue reading

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How Social Justice Ideology Gave Us Donald Trump

I didn’t sleep at all last night. As the election results came in, I had a familiar feeling of growing concern, the same feeling I had experienced watching the results of Brexit. However, this time around, I was more than … Continue reading

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The Politics of Dishonest Wealth

I have a reflection on Luke 16:1-13, the Parable of the Unjust Steward, over on Political Theology Today. Jesus depicts wealth as if a false god, competing with God for our worship and service (verse 13). The power of money … Continue reading

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Podcast: Understanding the Meritocracy

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Andrew, and I discuss a recent article by Helen Andrews on the subject of meritocracy. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes on … Continue reading

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Brexit and the Moral Vision of Nationhood

I have a lengthy guest post over on Mere Orthodoxy, reflecting upon the recent Brexit vote, and what it may reveal about a growing class and ideological divide in the UK and in the world more generally. Within it I … Continue reading

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