Category Archives: In the News

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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Social Justice™: Seeking Integrity in a Society of Co-Opted Principle

Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. #JustDoIt pic.twitter.com/SRWkMIDdaO — Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) September 3, 2018 Beyond drawing attention to the specific issue of racial injustice, in kneeling for the American national anthem before the start of games, … Continue reading

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Royal Weddings and a Love Stronger Than Death

In the course of my studies, I have recently been appreciating the first volume of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy’s sociology, In the Cross of Reality: The Hegemony of Spaces. A remarkably brilliant thinker and a perceptive critic of sociologists’ aspirations to the … 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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Jordan Peterson and Powerful Men

Jordan Peterson’s interview with Cathy Newman on Channel 4 has understandably and deservedly been receiving a lot of attention over the last couple of days. A great many people have expressed their admiration for Peterson’s calm and clarity and, much … Continue reading

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No, Black Women Didn’t Save Evangelicalism

Freddie deBoer describes a particular sort of unhealthy progressive politics as the ‘politics of deference’: I have personally taken to thinking of a particular kind of misguided progressive political engagement as the politics of deference — that is, the political theory that suggests … Continue reading

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Social Media and Subsidiarity

A video of a crying young boy describing his experiences of bullying in school has gone viral over the last day or so, being shared by many millions of people. Dozens of celebrities have responded, and have received glowing press … Continue reading

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