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  • On Men Without Chests image

    On Men Without Chests

    C. S. Lewis makes a remark early on in The Abolition of Man that, like many things Lewis says, gets quoted all the time. "In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the... Read more
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    We Believe the Children

    This is a timely and in many ways terrifying comment from Alan Jacobs. You wouldn't think that the transgender moment and allegations of Satanic ritual abuse had much in... Read more
  • Has the Enlightenment Made Things Rosier, Or Just Pinker? image

    Has the Enlightenment Made Things Rosier, Or Just Pinker?

    Steven Pinker thinks the world is getting better, and he has the statistics to prove it. His latest book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and... Read more
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    Ordaining and Permitting

    There is a difference, it seems to me, between ordaining something and permitting something. The difference gets blurred in some Calvinist accounts of providence, but... Read more
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    Levitical Legislation

    “The difference between the sexual laws of Lev. 18 and the laws of clean and unclean flesh in Lev. 11," writes Ephraim Radner, "cannot simply lie in their respective... Read more
  • The (Other) Problem with Pictures of God

    Visual representations of the Trinity are incredibly problematic, write Amos Yong and Jonathan Anderson in Renewing Christian Theology. How do you picture a three-in-one... Read more
  • Does God Change His Mind? Yes and No, Says Tertullian image

    Does God Change His Mind? Yes and No, Says Tertullian

    "The Glory of Israel will not lie or have regret," says Samuel to Saul, "for he is not a man, that he should have regret" (1 Sam 15:29). But then, just six verses later,... Read more
  • The Troubling Similarities Between #MeToo and #QuietExodus image

    The Troubling Similarities Between #MeToo and #QuietExodus

    Duke Kwon, as I've said before, is a gift to the Church, and one of the most important thinkers anywhere on issues of racial relations, reparation and reconciliation.... Read more
  • Why Bother With The Church Calendar? Five Reasons image

    Why Bother With The Church Calendar? Five Reasons

    Increasing numbers of nonconformist evangelicals are observing the Church calendar. Low-church Charismatics, whom you might expect to run a mile from such things, are... Read more
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    Echoes of Exodus

    My new book, Echoes of Exodus: Tracing Themes of Redemption Through Scripture, is now out in the US (it is officially out in the UK in May, although a few bootleg copies... Read more