Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Podcast: Is there a ‘Moral Orthodoxy’?

This week’s podcast has just been posted and we have a new name: Mere Fidelity (thanks to Jordan Ballor). This time around Derek Rishmawy, Andrew Wilson, and our guest Matt Lee Anderson are discussing whether there is such a thing … Continue reading

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Casting Across the Pond

A few days ago I joined with two of my favourite fellow bloggers, Derek Rishmawy and Andrew Wilson to start a podcast conversation, with participants on both sides of the Atlantic. The first podcast, a thirty-five minute discussion of the uses … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Controversies, Ethics, Guest Post, John, NT Theology, Numbers, OT, OT Theology, Podcasts, Scripture, The Blogosphere, Theological | Leave a comment

What’s a Good Question?

I’ve already linked to this post on my Delicious account (you can see the latest five links in the sidebar, or follow the Twitter account where I post my links). However, as it is such a superb post, I wanted … Continue reading

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The Value of Arguing Without Changing Our Minds

Derek Rishmawy just posted a great Oliver O’Donovan quotation over on his blog (from the superb Self, World, and Time: Ethics as Theology Volume 1, which I have also been enjoying lately), within which O’Donovan observes the benefits of arguing even when … Continue reading

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Death Before the Fall

Over on Jesus Creed, RJS asks about death before the Fall. Following Ronald Osborn, she suggests that the place of death within the creation is a problem, especially for those who take Genesis literally. As death is supposed to arise … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Creation, Ethics, Genesis, OT, The Blogosphere, Theological | 86 Comments

Thoughts on the World Vision Debate

The following are various thoughts on the recent World View USA brouhaha. The bitter disagreements that have been played out over the last few days have, with a few exceptions, followed familiar and predictable patterns, with the various antagonists performing … Continue reading

Posted in Controversies, Ethics, On the web, Sex and Sexuality, The Blogosphere, Theological | 77 Comments

Remarks on New Testament Authorship

The Thirsty Gargoyle, whom I had the privilege of meeting in person last year, has some helpful remarks on the question of New Testament authorship. Take a look.

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Is N.T. Wright in his Right-Mind?

Scot McKnight’s recent reference to it has reminded me of N.T. Wright’s treatment of right brain/left brain dichotomies in his treatment of readings of the Apostle Paul, especially as they relate to his use of the Old Testament. This isn’t … Continue reading

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Stabbings in the Bible

I have long been fascinated with biblical accounts of stabbing. As a young child, my two favourite Old Testament stories were 1 Samuel 5 (Dagon and the Ark of the Covenant) and Judges 3:12-30 (Ehud’s stabbing of King Eglon). Somewhat … Continue reading

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How Our Reading Can Muzzle Scripture

Earlier today, Mere Orthodoxy posted a guest post of mine entitled ‘The Dangers of Appealing to Personality Types’. Within it, I engage with a recent piece by Morgan Guyton, ‘Why English Majors Make Lousy Fundamentalists’ (also crossposted on Jesus Creed). … Continue reading

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