Category Archives: Theology

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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A Musical Case For Typological Realism Part 1

The first of a four part series of mine presenting an argument for typological realism through the lens of the conceptual metaphor of music has just been published over on the Theopolis Institute. Begbie takes the statement of Jacques Attali … Continue reading

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The Politics of the Memorial

I have guest posted over on Political Theology Today, on the subject of Maundy Thursday, the Passover, and the memorial meal. This combination of historical memory and eschatological hope in the celebration of the Eucharist—the Christian Passover—is exhibited at various … Continue reading

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Podcast: Last Supper and Lord’s Supper

In this week’s podcast Derek, Matt, and I discuss the event of the Last Supper, its significance in the context of the gospel narratives, and its relationship to our continued celebration of the Lord’s Supper. You can also follow the podcast on … Continue reading

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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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Embracing Embodiment: Baptism and the Nuptial Meaning of the Body

The final part of my three part series on baptism and the body has just been posted over on the Theopolis Institute website. Despite its familiarity, 1 Corinthians 6:19a is a scriptural text that retains much of its capacity to … 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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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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Evangelicalism’s Poor Form

I’ve just guest posted over on Christ & Pop Culture: Whether designed to clarify evangelicalism as an object of study or analysis, or to police its supposed boundaries, definitions of evangelicalism have generally tended to occlude the cultural, institutional, and sociological … Continue reading

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