Category Archives: Theology

Does Creedal Orthodoxy Require Traditional Sexual Ethics?

The Davenant Institute have just released a booklet written by me, on the relationship between sexual ethics and Christian orthodoxy. You can read it here and subscribe to future Davenant Digests here. This Davenant Digest, like other Davenant Digests, is available … Continue reading

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Video: What Does Jesus Mean When He Speaks About Being Born Again?

Today’s question: “What’s your reading of the Nicodemus story in John 3? Why does Jesus tell him that he must be born again, and what does that mean?” If you have any questions for me, please leave them on my Curious … Continue reading

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Video: How Does Genesis Anticipate Later Redemptive History?

Today’s question: “I loved your observations on how Gen 12-14 traces out the history of Israel (in advance of that history!). Fascinating stuff! Could you kindly elaborate some more on that? For example, is Sarai representative of Israel in Egyptian … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Table

My latest Politics of Scripture post has just been published. Jesus’ teaching involves, as Hays recognizes, a rehearsal for the manners of the inbreaking kingdom. Rather than currying favor with their rich neighbors and adopting the manners of their regional … Continue reading

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The Eternal Subordination of the Son Controversy: 2. Survey of Some Relevant Material

The second part of my series on the eternal subordination of the Son controversy has just been published (see part one here).

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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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A Musical Case For Typological Realism Part 2

The second of my four part series on music and typology was published over on the Theopolis Institute yesterday (see part 1 here). Music’s revelation of the potential goodness and beauty of transience and finitude can offer helpful new ways … Continue reading

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