Category Archives: Philosophy

Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’, Book 10

In the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, I join Matt and Derek to continue our discussion of Augustine’s Confessions, exploring Book 10 of the work. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes … Continue reading

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Conversation with Brad Littlejohn on Jordan Peterson now on Youtube

A number of you asked whether we would put this on Youtube. Here you go:

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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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Understanding Jordan Peterson

“A man who disbelieved the Christian story as fact but continually fed on it as myth would, perhaps, be more spiritually alive than one who assented and did not think much about it.”—C.S. Lewis Who Is Jordan Peterson? A couple … Continue reading

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Virtue Ethics in a Virtual Age

Earlier this week, I had a thoroughly enjoyable day at Ian Paul’s Festival of Theology event, a day devoted to eight TED-talk style presentations, each followed by questions. If you don’t already know him, Ian Paul is the blogger at … Continue reading

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Podcast: Equality

Our first podcast of 2018 is on the entirely uncontroversial subject of equality as a Christian value. One of our listeners requested that we devote a show to the topic and, being the reckless fools that we are, we agreed … Continue reading

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Podcast: On Ethics and Technology with Michael Sacasas

In our latest episode of Mere Fidelity, Matt and I discuss ethics and technology with our guest, Michael Sacasas, who writes on issues relating to technology over on his blog, The Frailest Thing. I have been a highly appreciative reader … Continue reading

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John Ruskin and the Illusion of Value

A post of mine on the subject of labour, money, and the question of value has just been posted over on The Kitchen Table. Within it, in conversation with Ruskin, Mill, and Marx, I discuss what value is and how … Continue reading

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Join Me in Davenant House this Summer to Explore Christian Wisdom!

Shane Morris recently interviewed me about the work of Davenant House. The interview was published this morning. There are still places available for this year’s Protestant Wisdom Summer Programs, for any who would like to join me for a few … 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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