Category Archives: Creation

Podcast: A Bible Study on Genesis 1 and 2 (part 2)

On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, we decided to continue the Bible study in the creation narrative of Genesis that we began last week (I’m late to posting this one, as I’ve been without proper Internet connection for the past week). You … Continue reading

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Podcast: A Bible Study on Genesis 1

  This week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, at Matt’s suggestion, is a Bible study of Genesis 1. Matt, Derek, and I explore the way creation is framed within Scripture. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS … Continue reading

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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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Essay in New Primer Volume

I have an essay in the latest issue of Primer, a publication that is a cross between a journal and a book. Each of the two issues every year is devoted to a particular topic, with several essays designed to … Continue reading

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Men, Women, and the Nature of Christian Teaching: Two Responses to Aimee Byrd

Yesterday, Aimee Byrd kindly responded to my post about a natural complementarian theology. The Calvinist International have just published my response to Byrd’s response, along with some thoughts from Dr. Eric Hutchinson: In a fallen world, where the differences between the … Continue reading

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Natural Complementarians: Men, Women, and the Way Things Are

In a post over on The Calvinist International, I interact with Aimee Byrd’s recent First Things article, ‘The Taming of the Beau‘ and argue against the ideological turn in some quarters of contemporary complementarian thought. Biblical teaching regarding men and women … Continue reading

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A Musical Case For Typological Realism Part 4

The final part of my four part discussion of music and typological realism has just been posted over on the Theopolis Institute: Music is the glorified form of temporal action and speech. It transfigures and elevates our temporal activities. Figural … Continue reading

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