Category Archives: Theological

The Politics of Cosmic Praise

I’ve just posted a reflection on Psalm 148 over on the Political Theology Today blog. The unifying telos of the entire cosmic, animate creatures and inanimate bodies alike, is the worship of YHWH. Where William Paley imagined the world as … Continue reading

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The Politics of Sentinels

I’ve written a Christmas reflection over on the Political Theology Today blog. Advent continually returns us to the posture of vigilant and expectant watchers, looking for the coming of Christ in our lives, communities, and world. Christmas calls us to … Continue reading

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Podcast: Incarnation Anyway?

  Merry Christmas, everyone! As a special Christmas episode—and our final episode of 2016—this week Derek, Matt and I discuss the Incarnation. In particular, we ask whether, if humanity had not sinned, Christ would still have come. Much theological nerdiness … Continue reading

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Pentecost as Ecclesiology

There is an article of mine in the latest edition of Ad Fontes, in which I argue that Luke’s account of the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2 offers us an ecclesiology in nuce. You can subscribe to the digital … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Four Loves, Part Five: Charity

This week, we conclude our discussion of C.S. Lewis’ superb book The Four Loves with a discussion of his chapter on the subject of Charity. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. Listen to … Continue reading

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Podcast: Tim Keller, ‘Making Sense of God’

This week, the full cast of Mere Fidelity was joined by Tim Keller for a discussion of his superb new book, Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this … Continue reading

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Exodus in 1 Kings

A guest post of mine has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute. Within it, I explore themes of Exodus in the beginning of 1 Kings. I argue that Solomon is a new Adam and a new Pharaoh. Within … Continue reading

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