Antisemitism in Thessalonians

Andrew, Matt, and I discuss a difficult text in 1 Thessalonians 2:14-16, which has seemed antisemitic to many and has been misused in such a manner.

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Uncommon Unity (with Dr Richard Lints)

Dr Richard Lints discusses his treatment of themes of diversity and unity in his new book, Uncommon Unity: Wisdom for the Church in an Age of Division, with me and Matt.

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The Religion of American Greatness (with Dr Paul Miller)

Continuing in the vein of our recent conversation with Dr Yoram Hazony, Paul D Miller joins Matt and me for a discussion of his book on Christian Nationalism, The Religion of American Greatness: What’s Wrong with Christian Nationalism.

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Alternatives to Winsomeness (with James Wood)

James Wood recently wrote an article criticizing various conservative Christian approaches to public speech that focus on ‘winsomeness’, an accent most notable in the work of Tim Keller. He wrote a later follow-up here. He joins Derek, Matt, and I for a discussion of the issue.

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Conversations in a Crisis: Part X: Living Within Our Limits (with Rev Benjamin Miller)

Part I: The Good and the Right
Part II: Improving Our Deliberation
Part III. Reforming Our Political Imaginaries
Part IV: On Submission to Government
Part V: Trust, Suspicion, and Authority
Part VI: Considering Resistance
Part VII: Models for Resistance
Part VIII: Disagreement in the Body of Christ
Part IX: The Experts and the Rulers
Part X: Living Within Our Limits

Faced with our challenge of remaining faithful within and addressing our various contemporary societal crises with wisdom, Christians and churches are fracturing over our differing approaches and postures. My friend Ben Miller suggested that we have a series of conversations, to help us to pursue greater clarity on the principles, virtues, duties, and practices that can equip Christians to meet such difficult times with prudence, insight, and courage.