Category Archives: My Reading

Video: A Must-Read Book!

A plug for James Jordan’s Through New Eyes: Developing a Biblical View of the World and some other books for those wanting to read the Bible for all its worth.  

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Video: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Book of Esther

Today’s video is on the subject of the book of Esther, exploring some of the insights of Rabbi David Fohrman’s superb little book, The Queen You Thought You Knew, which I read over the weekend. Leave any questions you might … Continue reading

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What Should Christians Think About Jordan Peterson?

The full video of my conversation with Brad Littlejohn of the Davenant Institute on Jordan Peterson is available here. Brad is a close friend and a great conversation partner: it was fun to record a couple of our conversations for … Continue reading

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Sex in Zero Gravity

A review of mine on Mark Regnerus’ recent book, Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy has just been posted over on The Gospel Coalition website. Within the book, Regnerus describes and seeks to explain the shape of contemporary … Continue reading

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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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