Category Archives: Sex and Sexuality

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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The De-Condensation of Humanity

The Ribbonfarm blog has always been one of my preferred locations for imaginative societal analysis online. What Ribbonfarm offers, perhaps more than any other blog out there, is close attention to calibrating the lenses through which we can analyse the … Continue reading

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A Crisis of Discourse—Part 2: A Problem of Gender

An Elephant in the Room In my previous post (which I have renamed so that this flows more clearly from it), I observed a growing crisis for progressivism, as people across the political spectrum are rejecting its form of discourse. … Continue reading

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The Social Crisis of Distrust and Untruth in America and Evangelicalism

In the second of the Republican presidential debates, the issue of vaccines was raised. Donald Trump presented an anecdotal case for an association between vaccines and autism, brashly dismissing the general medical consensus on the matter. Repeating claims he had … Continue reading

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Essay in New Primer Volume

I have an essay in the latest issue of Primer, a publication that is a cross between a journal and a book. Each of the two issues every year is devoted to a particular topic, with several essays designed to … Continue reading

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Men, Women, and the Nature of Christian Teaching: Two Responses to Aimee Byrd

Yesterday, Aimee Byrd kindly responded to my post about a natural complementarian theology. The Calvinist International have just published my response to Byrd’s response, along with some thoughts from Dr. Eric Hutchinson: In a fallen world, where the differences between the … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Righteous Mind

In this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Andrew, and I get together to discuss Jonathan Haidt’s moral foundations thesis, as laid out in his book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. You can … Continue reading

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