Category Archives: Podcasts

Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’ Book 2

We started reading through Augustine’s Confessions together a few weeks ago. This week we discuss the second book, especially Augustine’s discussion of his theft from the pear tree. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past episodes … Continue reading

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Podcast: Translating Genesis 1-11, with Samuel Bray and John Hobbins

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek and I were joined by John Hobbins and Samuel Bray, who have just produced a ‘new old translation’ of Genesis 1-11. The translation itself is great, but the notes and commentary upon it … Continue reading

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Podcast: Augustine’s ‘Confessions’ Book 1

We have just started reading through Augustine’s Confessions together on Mere Fidelity. This week we discuss the first book, in which Augustine talks about his childhood. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to past … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Value of Controversy

I join Derek and Matt for the latest Mere Fidelity episode, on the subject of the value of controversy. We discuss whether controversy is worthwhile and how to go about it well. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or … Continue reading

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Podcast: Orthodoxy and Ethics

Mere Fidelity is back after a long summer break, with an episode on the subject of orthodoxy and ethics. We discuss the recent debates about the relationship between orthodoxy and sexual ethics and then talk briefly about the Nashville Statement. … 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 Resurrection of Politics

  On the latest episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek and Matt are (in my absence) joined by Jake Meador for a discussion of the implications of the resurrection for political theology. I haven’t listened to it yet, but I am sure … Continue reading

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