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    Israel, Recapitulated

    "Matthew organised his account of the life of Jesus as an Irenaean recapitulation of Israel's history," argues Peter Leithart, "in which Jesus replays both major... Read more
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    Cities of Anxiety

    "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more... Read more
  • Salvation in Esther 9: Israel, Xerxes and Us (Guest Post from David Shaw) image

    Salvation in Esther 9: Israel, Xerxes and Us (Guest Post...

    Esther 9–10 is a difficult passage. The bloody violence in the text, for example, has long been debated by scholars of the book. In a section that raises so many... Read more
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    On Structural Racism

    One thing that has come to light in the last few weeks is that there is plenty of disagreement over whether structural racism exists. For many Christians, racism is... Read more
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    Evangelism in Lockdown

    I've found personal evangelism difficult during lockdown. (I don't mean corporate means of sharing the gospel, like Sunday services and Alpha, both of which are thriving... Read more
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    Pastoring and Posturing

    How do you tell the difference between pastoring and posturing? Where do you draw the line between speaking out against injustice as a shepherd of concerned and... Read more
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    Hard To Believe Anyone Would Be So Stupid

    Lillian Guild tells an amusing story of an occasion when she and her husband were driving along and happened to notice a late-model Cadillac with its hood up, parked at... Read more
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    Responding to a Traumatic Week

    It is difficult to know what to say about the events of the last week. On Monday we saw the story of Amy Cooper go viral, as a young man had the police called on him for... Read more
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    Post-Christianity and Cold Feet

    This is a super interview of Tim Keller by Carey Nieuwhof, on reaching post-Christian America (although I suspect the lessons apply to all Western cultures). Keller's... Read more
  • On Being “Yoked With Unbelievers” image

    On Being “Yoked With Unbelievers”

    A friend of mine asked me recently whether I thought Paul's exhortation not to be "yoked with unbelievers" applied to business partnerships. Can a Christian go into... Read more