Category Archives: Society

New Booklet: How Did We Get Here?

The Davenant Institute has just published a new Davenant Digest by me, on the subject of the causes for our current sexual landscape. You can get a free online copy by subscribing to the Davenant email list or you can … Continue reading

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Theopolis Podcast: The Virtue of Nationalism, with Yoram Hazony

On the latest episode of the Theopolis podcast, Peter Leithart and I are joined by the Jewish biblical and political scholar, Yoram Hazony, for a long and stimulating conversation about his recent book, The Virtue of Nationalism. I summarized and … Continue reading

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Video: Call No Man Father, Castor and Pollux, Contraception

Today’s questions come from one of my Patreon supporters: 1.) How can Paul call Timothy his “true child in the Faith” (1 Tim 1:2; cf. 1 Cor 4:17, 2 Tim 1:2) when Jesus forbids calling anyone Father besides God (Matt … Continue reading

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Justice Discourse in the Internet Age, Part 2: Social Justice as a Discourse of Legitimation

The Davenant Institute’s blog has just posted the second of my multi-part series on the subject of social justice discourse in the Internet Age (you can read the first page here). In keeping with broader shifts in our public life … Continue reading

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Podcast: Procreation—For and Against

On this episode of Mere Fidelity, Matt, Derek, and I continue in the vein of last week’s episode on infertility and discuss Matt’s PhD thesis, on the subject of arguments for and against procreation. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, … Continue reading

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Video: Singles Adopting

Today’s question: I am curious about your thoughts regarding the growing trend of singles in the church adopting children. More specifically- is the Biblical prohibition of sexual immorality simply a nominal command to keep sex within marriage for its own … Continue reading

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Video: How Do You Find Real-Life Theological Conversation Partners?

Today’s question: How do you find real-life theological conversation partners? The theological and biblical conversations which I find stimulating and important are of no interest to the Christians I know in real life. Do I need to do what you’ve … Continue reading

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Justice Discourse in the Internet Age, Part 1: Introduction

I have a guest post over on the Davenant Institute’s blog, the first of a multi-part series on the character of justice discourse in the Internet Age. As we become increasingly absorbed in the virtual and abstract world of social … Continue reading

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Podcast: Virtue in a Virtual Society

Last weekend, I delivered a lecture at the English L’Abri, in which I explored the formation of selfhood and virtue in an age of social media. You can listen to it here:

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Video: Yoram Hazony, ‘The Virtue of Nationalism’

Today I discuss Yoram Hazony’s stimulating new release, The Virtue of Nationalism. If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious Cat account. If you have found these videos helpful, please tell your friends. If you would … Continue reading

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