Category Archives: Prayer

Podcast: On Lent, with Steven Wedgeworth

This week on Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I are joined by our friend Steven Wedgeworth for a discussion of the subject of Lent, developing out of a Twitter discussion for which Keith Miller is responsible. Should we celebrate Lent? … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Mist

I have a reflection on Ecclesiastes and politics over on Political Theology Today, largely drawing upon some previously posted material: ‘Vanity of vanities’—or, more literally translated, ‘vapor of vapors.’ There are few more potent and fecund metaphors for human life, activity, and … Continue reading

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The Politics of Divine Judgment and Mercy

I have another post up over on Political Theology Today. This week I discuss Abraham’s intercession for Sodom. YHWH’s purpose in calling Abraham was that he might become a great nation, whose greatness was most powerfully manifest in the fact … Continue reading

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Podcast: Preston Yancey

On this week’s Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I were joined by Matt’s friend Preston Yancey to discuss his recent book, Out of the House of Bread. You can also follow the podcast on iTunes, or using this RSS feed. … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Lord’s Prayer

On the latest Mere Fidelity, Andrew, Derek, Matt, and I discuss the recent controversy over a Church of England ad for the Lord’s Prayer, which was in the news recently as the agency that runs most film advertising in the … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Life You Never Expected

This week’s Mere Fidelity podcast has a very depleted cast; only Andrew and I were around, as both Derek and Matt were at ETS. I took the opportunity to discuss Andrew’s new book, The Life You Never Expected: Thriving While Parenting … Continue reading

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