Viewing 967 posts by Andrew Wilson

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    Reparations: Four Thought Experiments

    Reparation is defined as "the action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged." That sounds... Read more
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    TGC Reviews Echoes of Exodus

    Justin Dillehay has a great review of Echoes of Exodus over at The Gospel Coalition today. Here’s the conclusion: Read more
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    What is the Difference Between Play and Work?

    What is the difference between play and work? Consider this comment from George Orwell's marvellous The Road to Wigan Pier—which, as with most of Orwell's writings, is... Read more
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    2019: A Look Ahead

    “You do not know what tomorrow will bring,” warns the apostle James. “What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes.... Read more
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    Review of the Year 2018

    At the end of every year I offer a few highlights, which are usually as arbitrary as they are personal. I've already posted my list of books (which I tend to do at the... Read more
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    Is Advent Backwards?

    “Does Advent run backwards? The movement is from the second coming to the first coming; it doesn’t seem to make sense. The season begins with the last things and... Read more
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    Books of the Year 2018

    This is probably the best year of books that I can remember (or perhaps I've just had more practice at choosing which ones to read). Several books that would make a lot... Read more
  • The Curious Case of the Growth Conference image

    The Curious Case of the Growth Conference

    I went to a conference recently that left a rather curious taste in the mouth. If you’ve been around the church for a while, especially in a leadership capacity, you... Read more
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    Can We Trust the Gospels?

    In one of the best books I've read this year, Peter Williams asks the simple question: Can we trust the Gospels? It's a question that you know will lead to an... Read more
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    The Revenge of the East

    If you want to understand Asia today, argues Pankaj Mishra in his magnificent From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia, you have to... Read more