Category Archives: Ethics

Interview on Smartphones, the Internet, and How They Are Changing Us

Last year, Tony Reinke interviewed me while working on his forthcoming book, which reflects on the subject of the smartphone and the wise use of it from a Christian perspective. The first half of the interview was published on Desiring God … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Four Loves, Part Five: Charity

This week, we conclude our discussion of C.S. Lewis’ superb book The Four Loves with a discussion of his chapter on the subject of Charity. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to … 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: The Four Loves, Part 4: Eros

  On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I return to our discussion of C.S. Lewis’s book, The Four Loves, this time joined by Andrew. Our topic this time is Eros. You can also follow the podcast … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Post-Election Show

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, Andrew, and I discuss the US election and its aftermath. I’ve written quite a lot over the last few weeks on issues related to the election. Here are a few posts: 10 … Continue reading

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The De-Condensation of Humanity

The Ribbonfarm blog has always been one of my preferred locations for imaginative societal analysis online. What Ribbonfarm offers, perhaps more than any other blog out there, is close attention to calibrating the lenses through which we can analyse the … Continue reading

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A Crisis of Discourse—Part 2: A Problem of Gender

An Elephant in the Room In my previous post (which I have renamed so that this flows more clearly from it), I observed a growing crisis for progressivism, as people across the political spectrum are rejecting its form of discourse. … Continue reading

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