Category Archives: Theological

Podcast: Reviving the Worship Wars

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, Andrew, and I discuss the place that music and song have within our worship as the Church. We explore the divisive character of music in the Church, its proper telos, and how we … Continue reading

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Podcast: Silence, with Brett McCracken

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Matt and I are joined by Brett McCracken for a discussion of Martin Scorsese’s new film, Silence, which Brett reviewed for Christianity Today.  The film, an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s famous novel of … Continue reading

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Matt Lee Anderson on Being Pro-Life

My friend and fellow Mere Fidelity cast member Matt Lee Anderson had a piece on the subject of the pro-life focus on abortion over on Vox. It is well worth your time. The following are a few selected quotations: But … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 9. Indivisible Divine Authority in Mutually Defining Relations

1. The Debate So Far 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material 3. Subordination 4. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 1) 5. The Need for Trinitarian Clarity (Part 2) 6. The Tension Between Bible and Doctrine 7. Reconciling Scripture and Dogma 8. κεφαλή … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Corinthians, Bible, Christology, Doctrine of God, Guest Post, NT, NT Theology, The Triune God, Theological | 5 Comments

President Trump’s Executive Order and the Moral Confusion of the Immigration Debate

The following are a few thoughts on President Trump’s recent executive order and the response to it. 1. We should never forget that the president is a reality TV star. Television and, more recently, the Internet are the media that … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, In the News, Politics, Society, Theological | 36 Comments

Protestant Wisdom Summer Programs

Over the summer, I will be leading two courses on Christian wisdom run by the Davenant Trust. The Davenant House Protestant Wisdom Summer Programs are designed to help train Christian undergraduates, grad students, and seminarians in Christian wisdom so that … Continue reading

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Podcast: Humble Roots, with Hannah Anderson

  For our first Mere Fidelity episode of 2017 and our 99th episode in total, Matt, Derek, and I are joined by our friend Hannah Anderson for a discussion of her new book, Humble Roots: How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your … Continue reading

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