Theopolis Podcast: Addressing Objections to Imprecatory Psalms (Imprecatory Psalms)

Peter Leithart, Jeff Meyers, Trevor Laurence, and I conclude our series on the imprecatory psalms. This week we discuss some uses of imprecatory psalms in the New Testament, some of the objections to their use, and some principles that can guide their inclusion in our worship and prayer.

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Vaccine Ethics, with Dr C. Ben Mitchell

Mere FidelityMatt, Derek, and I are joined by Dr C. Ben Mitchell for a discussion, following on from last week’s, of how we should think about some of the ethical questions raised by COVID vaccines.

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We’ve GOT to Talk About Vaccines, with Dr. Gilbert Meilaender

Mere FidelityMatt, Derek, and I are joined by Dr Gilbert Meilaender for a timely discussion of how churches and Christians should handle COVID vaccines and differences of opinion concerning them.

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Theopolis Podcast: Q&A Session (Historicity of the Exodus, Icons, Sacramental Administration, Fulfilled Prophecy)

Peter Leithart, James Bejon, Jeff Meyers, and I answer four questions from listeners: 1. Can we believe in the Exodus as an historical event? 2. How should we think about icons? 3. What are the boundaries of sacramental administration? 4. How should we discuss the fulfilment of prophecy with observant Jews?

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‘The Lost Supper’ with Matthew Colvin

Matthew Colvin joins me to discuss his recent book, The Lost Supper: Revisiting Passover and the Origins of the Eucharist. Within a wide-ranging conversation we discuss the value of rabbinic and other extra-biblical Jewish sources for our reading of the New Testament, the meaning of Christ’s words of institution, rethinking the metaphysics and the mechanics of the Supper, Eucharistic practices, and much else besides!

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