Category Archives: Economics

Theopolis Podcast: The Virtue of Nationalism, with Yoram Hazony

On the latest episode of the Theopolis podcast, Peter Leithart and I are joined by the Jewish biblical and political scholar, Yoram Hazony, for a long and stimulating conversation about his recent book, The Virtue of Nationalism. I summarized and … Continue reading

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Video: The Two Kingdoms

Today’s question: “Could you say more about the Two Kingdoms theology—especially how it need not fall back into a narrow pietism?” Within the video, I reference Brad Littlejohn’s The Two Kingdoms: A Guide for the Perplexed. If you have any … Continue reading

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Video: John Hughes’ ‘The End of Work: Theological Critiques of Capitalism’

On today’s video, I give a lengthy summary and discussion of the argument of John Hughes’ stimulating book, The End of Work: Theological Critiques of Capitalism. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. … Continue reading

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Why American Elites Supported Same-Sex Marriage

Darel Paul has written a thought-provoking new book, From Tolerance to Equality: How Elites Brought America to Same-Sex Marriage. I reviewed it here. Marriages between two persons of the same sex represent the dislodging of the gendered hierarchy in marriages … Continue reading

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Podcast: Hospitality and Immigration, with Dr. Matthew Kaemingk

This week on Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I are joined by Dr. Matthew Kaemingk, the author of the recent Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear, to discuss his book. You can also follow the podcast on … Continue reading

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Video: A Biblical Theology of the Household

The following video is an answer to a Curious Cat question, an over-ambitious attempt to answer a huge question that deserves detailed analysis off the top of my head. Continue to leave your questions in the comments on this blog, … Continue reading

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Is Modernity a Success?

Andrew Wilson recently wrote a post discussing some of the reviews of Steven Pinker’s new book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress, which has been provoking much conversation and controversy over the last couple of months. … Continue reading

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