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  • When Did Britain Become Post-Victorian? image

    When Did Britain Become Post-Victorian?

    David Cannadine's Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906 strikes me as a fairly old-school sort of history book: a careful account of politicians and laws,... Read more
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    Would You Excommunicate Tim Keller?

    There has been a fascinating discussion recently over whether, and in what circumstances, Baptist churches should welcome paedobaptists into membership and/or to the... Read more
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    Jon Haidt, Tim Keller and Me

    Recently I had the privilege of having two fascinating conversations with writers I admire: Jon Haidt, on his books The Righteous Mind and The Coddling of the American... Read more
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    A Movement is Afoot

    "A movement is afoot," says Tim Challies in his (very encouraging) review of Spirit and Sacrament, which released on Tuesday. Until now, Tim explains, there have been a... Read more
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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