‘Bavinck: A Critical Biography,’ with Dr James Eglinton

Mere FidelityMatt, Derek, and I are joined by Dr James Eglinton to discuss Bavinck: A Critical Biography, his treatment of Herman Bavinck, the Dutch Reformed systematic theologian.

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Pick Your Poison: What Does it Mean to Vote?

Susannah Black, Steven Wedgeworth, and Miles Smith join me for a wide-ranging discussion of the subject of how Christians should regard voting and the ethical significance of casting a vote.

The following are some articles that we reference, or that are relevant to our conversation:

‘Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin’, John Piper
‘A Consequentialist Theory of Voting’, Stephen Wolfe
‘Evangelicalism After Trump: Now is the time to escape from the GOP’, Steven Wedgeworth
‘How Should A Christian Vote?’, Steven Wedgeworth and Peter Escalante

Technology, Formation, Community, and Narrative in the Digital Age (Michael Sacasas)

Michael Sacasas, one of the most thoughtful contemporary commentators on technology and media, joins me for a wide-ranging conversation.

Read more of his work here:

‘The Analog City and the Digital City’
‘Narrative Collapse’
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Recommended Books:

Neil Postman, Technopoly
Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media
Walter Ong, Orality and Literacy
Albert Borgmann, Power Failure
Ivan Illich, Tools for Conviviality
Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society

Science and the Good (with Dr Paul Nedelisky)

Mere FidelityOn this week’s Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, and I are joined by Dr Paul Nedelisky to discuss his co-authored book, Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality.

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Steven Duby and Joseph Minich on Divine Simplicity (‘The Lord Is One: Reclaiming Divine Simplicity’)

Steven Duby and Joseph Minich recently joined me to discuss The Lord Is One: Reclaiming Divine Simplicity, a book to which they both contribute essays, which has just been published by the Davenant Press. Steven Duby, associate professor of theology at Grand Canyon University, is also the author of Divine Simplicity: A Dogmatic Account and God in Himself: Scripture, Metaphysics, and the Task of Christian Theology, which was published last week.

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