Category Archives: My Reading

Podcast: Awaiting the King, with Davey Henreckson

The final volume in James K.A. Smith’s Cultural Liturgies trilogy, Awaiting the King: Reforming Public Theology, has just been released. In this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Davey Henreckson joins us to discuss Smith’s book. This is, I believe, our … Continue reading

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Review of Todd Wilson’s ‘Mere Sexuality’

I’ve just reviewed Todd Wilson’s Mere Sexuality: Rediscovering the Christian Vision of Sexuality for the Gospel Coalition website. I think Wilson’s attempt to provide an account of “mere sexuality” suffers on account of his taking current debates about homosexuality as … Continue reading

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Navigating and Celebrating the Complexity of Scripture: A Conversation with Richard Hays

I’m rather excited to share this interview with a ground-breaking scholar who has long been an inspiration to me, and one of the most influential figures in my own theological development: Richard B. Hays. I reviewed his recent book, Echoes … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Benedict Option, with Rod Dreher

Our last episode of Mere Fidelity for a few months is devoted to a discussion of the book of the hour, The Benedict Option, with its author, Rod Dreher. We explore the questions of how the Church should relate to society in … 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: 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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Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels Review

The latest issue of Themelios has just come out and, with it, my review of Richard Hays’ recent book, Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Hays’s exegesis is frequently scintillating, not least in its vindication of the evangelists’ citations of … Continue reading

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