Category Archives: Liturgical Theology

Infant Baptism and the Promise of Grace

An article of mine on the subject of infant baptism and Reformation debates concerning the relationship between grace and the administration of the sacrament of baptism has just been published over on Reformation21. In characterizing magisterial Reformed objections to the … Continue reading

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Presenting Limbs and Organs: Baptism and Sacrificial Ethics

A post of mine on the subject of Baptism and Christian obedience has just been posted over on the Theopolis Institute. It is the second of a three part series and continues the argument begun in my first post ‘Sealed … Continue reading

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Sealed For Resurrection: Baptism and the Objectivity of the Body

The first of a three part series of posts of mine on baptism and the body has just gone up over on the Theopolis Institute. The action of the ritual of baptism isn’t the act of the candidate, but of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Sermons

The latest Mere Fidelity podcast is on the subject of sermons. Matt Lee Anderson, Andrew Wilson, and I discuss what we like and dislike about the sorts of preaching we had heard over the years, what we believe the value … Continue reading

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Christians, Liturgy, and the Past—Part 2

Last week I guest posted the first part of a two part discussion of liturgy and the past on the Theopolis Institute, which we also discussed on the latest episode of Mere Fidelity. The second part of the article has just … Continue reading

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Podcast: Liturgical Formation and the Past

Our latest Mere Fidelity podcast is on the subject of liturgical formation and the use of liturgies from the past. It takes up the themes that I address in my Theopolis Institute post from last week and in the post that … Continue reading

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Christians, Liturgy, and the Past—Part 1

I have guest posted over on Theopolis Institute again, this time the first part of a two part series on the need to be reflective about the ways that and reasons why we use historic liturgical traditions in contemporary Christian … Continue reading

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Podcast: On Women Preaching

In the latest Mere Fidelity Andrew Wilson, Matt Lee Anderson, and I take up Andrew’s recent interactions with John Piper and Tom Schreiner on the question of whether women should preach. Lots of interesting discussion ensues. John Piper’s piece that initially … Continue reading

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The Importance of Liturgical Theology

This blog has been fairly inactive over the last few months. That should change over the next week or so, as my time is freeing up again. I have a number of guest posts in the works, along with a … Continue reading

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