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    The Best Case for Cessationism

    Next week I will be in Denver for the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. The theme of the conference is the Holy Spirit, and on the first morning I... Read more
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    Reaching Bedrock with God’s Grace

    Tim Keller's The Prodigal Prophet: Jonah and the Mystery of God's Mercy is one of his best books yet. It is certainly my favourite of his biblical or devotional titles,... Read more
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    Peanuts, CBT and Martin Luther King

    The only bad thing about Greg Lukianoff and Jon Haidt's new book is the title: The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a... Read more
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    Some Exciting News

    Regular readers will know about my passion for "Eucharismatic" church life, in which we embrace all of God's gifts, the eucharistic and the charismatic, and worship him... Read more
  • The Overtonian Swings and the Newtonian Roundabouts image

    The Overtonian Swings and the Newtonian Roundabouts

    The first time I heard about “moving the Overton window,” it immediately rang true. In any debate, the theory goes, we have a range of ideas from one extreme to the... Read more
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    Deepities and Politics

    Coleman Hughes is a really insightful writer, and recently he pointed out the widespread phenomenon of deepities in politics. “The distinguishing feature of a deepity... Read more
  • A Cold Take on the Kavanaugh Debacle image

    A Cold Take on the Kavanaugh Debacle

    Cold takes are often better than hot takes. Here’s mine on the Brett Kavanaugh omnishambles: Read more
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    Counterpoint Reading

    You may already do this, but I’ve only just realised how useful it is, so bear with me: it can be really illuminating to read books in pairs, where each provides a... Read more
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    Guns, Germs and Steel

    Why do some societies develop faster than others? Why did China develop faster than the people who used to live in southeast Asia, and thus displace them? Why did West... Read more
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    Are Ethics Non-Essential?

    I was sitting in Dublin airport a few days ago catching up on some reading, and encountered two very contrasting paragraphs. One was from Pete Greig’s Dirty Glory, a... Read more