Category Archives: Apologetics

Review of Todd Wilson’s ‘Mere Sexuality’

I’ve just reviewed Todd Wilson’s Mere Sexuality: Rediscovering the Christian Vision of Sexuality for the Gospel Coalition website. I think Wilson’s attempt to provide an account of “mere sexuality” suffers on account of his taking current debates about homosexuality as … Continue reading

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Join Me in Davenant House this Summer to Explore Christian Wisdom!

Shane Morris recently interviewed me about the work of Davenant House. The interview was published this morning. There are still places available for this year’s Protestant Wisdom Summer Programs, for any who would like to join me for a few … 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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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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On Not Getting the Joke

Ian Paul has just posted on the necessity of interpretation in our engagement with the Bible. While I broadly agree with the point that he is trying to make and share his concerns about the position he is tackling, the … Continue reading

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Conquest Narratives in Christianity and Islam

I’ve guest posted again for Political Theology Today, discussing Pope Francis’ recent claim that Christianity shares in common with Islam an emphasis upon the theme of conquest and his referencing of the Great Commission of Matthew 28 as an example … Continue reading

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Davenant House Interview

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Brad Littlejohn and Jake Meador about the work of Davenant House. The interview has now been posted over on Mere Orthodoxy. If, after reading the interview, you are interested … Continue reading

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