Mere Fidelity

Mere Fidelity is a weekly podcast hosted by Mere Orthodoxy, tackling a wide range of theological, ethical, social, and biblical topics. Along with Derek Rishmawy, Andrew Wilson, and Matt Lee Anderson, I am one of the regular participants. You can follow the podcast on iTunes, on Soundcloud, or using this RSS feed.

Episodes 1-5

1. Capital Punishment and the Old Testament
2. Do Calvinists Worship Another God?
3. Is There Such a Thing as ‘Moral Orthodoxy’?
4. The Doctrine of Sanctification
5. The Trinity and the Bible (with Fred Sanders)

Episodes 6-10

6. Begotten or Made? Chapter 1: The End of Nature (with Matthew Loftus)
7. Surprised by N.T. Wright
8. Begotten or Made? Chapter 2: The Transgender Question
9. N.T. Wright and His Reformed Critics
10. Begotten or Made? Chapter 3: On Marriage and Donated Gametes

Episodes 11-15

11. On Divine Accommodation
12. What Adoption Is and Isn’t
13. What’s Wrong (and Right) with ‘Relatability’?
14. Begotten or Made? Chapter 4: And Who Is a Person?
15. Made for More, the Image of God, Women, and the Church (with Hannah Anderson)

Episodes 16-20

16. Begotten or Made? Chapter 5: Cultural Presuppositions and the Practices That Embody Them
17. The Benedict Option (with Jake Meador and Matthew Loftus)
18. On Friendship
19. Should We Hope to Die at 75?
20. On Multiple Denominations: Ask Us Anything, Part 1

Episodes 21-25

21. The Bible and Dr Peter Enns
22. Warning Passages and Theosis: Ask Us Anything, Part 2
23. Teens and Sexting
24. Atonement (with Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry and Adam Johnson)
25. Christmas

Episodes 26-30

26. The Skeletons in God’s Closet (with Joshua Ryan Butler)
27. Living Through the Church’s Exile
28. Our Culture of Public Shaming
29. Lament and the Church (with J. Todd Billings)
30. Can Christians Ever Support War? (with Preston Sprinkle)

Episodes 31-35

31. The Spirituality of Work (with Nancy Nordenson)
32. The Cross in the Gospels
33. The Resurrection and Ethics
34. Christendom and the Privilege of the Church
35. The Ethics of Abortion (with Charles Camosy)

Episodes 36-40

36. Free Range Parenting
37. Evangelical Blind Spots (with Collin Hansen)
38. On Women Preaching
39. Pentecost and the Prophetic Gift of the Spirit
40. Perichoresis

Episodes 41-45

41. Liturgical Formation and the Past
42. The Pastor Theologian (with Kevin Vanhoozer and Gerald Hiestand)
43. After Obergefell
44. Intersex (with Megan DeFranza)
45. Sermons

Episodes 46-50

46. Curiosity
47. Hermeneutics
48. The Refugee Crisis
49. Ryan Anderson (with Ryan Anderson)
50. Animals (with Karen Swallow Prior)

Episodes 51-55

51. Mere Fidelity Passes 50 Podcasts: Ask Us Anything
52. Big Questions
53. Manhood (with Nate Pyle)
54. Transfiguration
55. On Sacrifice

Episodes 56-60

56. The Life You Never Expected (with Rachel Wilson)
57. The Lord’s Prayer
58. John Barclay’s Paul & the Gift
59. The Christmas of History and the Christmas of Faith
60. End of the Year

Episodes 61-65

61. Hillsong
62. American Football (with Matt Milsap)
63. Weekly Worship
64. Have Evangelicals Become Too Obsessed With Politics?
65. Apophatic Theology (with David Wilmington)

Episodes 66-70

66. Martyrdom (with Sean McDowell)
67. What Is Appropriate In Worship?
68. Last Supper and Lord’s Supper
69. Spiritual Disciplines (with Preston Yancey)
70. Time

Episodes 71-75

71. Tribalism
72. Amoris Laetitia (with Pascal Emmanuel Gobry)
73. The Ascension
74. Pentecost and the Doctrine of the Church
75. Warnings and Assurance in 1 Corinthians

Episodes 76-80

76. Eternal Subordination (with Mark Jones)
77. The Pursuing God (with Joshua Ryan Butler)
78. Understanding the Meritocracy
79. Examining Populism
80. On Satire (with Karen Swallow Prior)

Episodes 81-85

81. The Olympics and Sport (with Michael Austin)
82. On Plagiarism (with Justin Taylor)
83. Alan Jacobs on Christian Intellectuals
84. The Righteous Mind
85. On Biblical Exegesis and Systematic Theology

Episodes 86-90

86. 1 Kings
87. The Four Loves, Part 1: Introduction and Liking and Loves for the Subhuman
88. On Disability (with Kelby Carlson)
89. The Four Loves, Part 2: Affection
90. The Election Episode (with John Stonestreet)

Episodes 91-95

91. The Four Loves, Part 3: Friendship
92. On Bible Design (with J. Mark Bertrand)
93. Richard Hooker (with Brad Littlejohn and Michael Lynch)
94. The Post-Election Show
95. The Four Loves, Part 4: Eros

Episodes 96-100

96. Tim Keller, Making Sense of God (with Tim Keller)
97. The Four Loves, Part 5: Charity
98. Incarnation Anyway?
99. Humble Roots (with Hannah Anderson)
100. The Hundredth Episode (Q&A)

Episodes 101-105

101. Silence (with Brett McCracken)
102. Reviving the Worship Wars
103. The Fractured Republic (with Yuval Levin)
104. On Lent (with Steven Wedgeworth)
105. A Bible Study on Genesis 1

Episodes 106-110

106. A Bible Study on Genesis 1 and 2 (part 2)
107. The Resurrection of Politics (with Jake Meador)
108. The Benedict Option (with Rod Dreher)
109. Orthodoxy and Sexual Ethics
110. The Value of Controversy

Episodes 111-115

111. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 1
112. Translating Genesis (with Samuel Bray and John Hobbins)
113. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 2
114. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 3
115. The Reformation (with Carl Trueman)

Episodes 116-120

116. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 4
117. Technology and Ethics (with Michael Sacasas)
118. James K.A. Smith’s Awaiting the King (with Davey Henreckson)
119. On Matt’s Prison BBQ Project
120. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 5

Episodes 121-125

121. The Virgin Birth
122. Equality
123. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 6
124. Echoes of Exodus
125. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 7

Episodes 126-130

126. The Value of Heaven (with J. Todd Billings)
127. To Change the Church (with Ross Douthat)
128. Theophanies (with Vern Poythress)
129. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 8
130. Take Heart (with Matt Chandler)

Episodes 131-135

131. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 9
132. Hospitality and Immigration (with Matthew Kaemingk)
133. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 10
134. Modern Atheism (with Joseph Minich)
135. The Weirdness of Matthew 27:51-54

Episodes 136-140

136. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 11
137. Trust and Trustworthiness in a Fallen World
138. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 12
139. Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age (with Alan Noble)
140. Augustine’s Confessions, Book 13

Episodes 141-145

141. Infertility (with Matthew Arbo)
142. Procreation—For and Against
143. Felix Culpa
144. The Texts of Advent
145. Dr Tim Keller on The Prodigal Prophet

Episodes 146-150

146. Millennials and Burnout (with Paul Gutacker)
147. Tucker Carlson’s Rant (with Dr. Diane Schanzenbach)
148. Spirit and Sacrament: An Invitation to Eucharismatic Worship
149. The Invisibility of the Church
150. Finding Holy in the Suburbs (with Dr Ashley Hales)

Episodes 151-155

151. All That’s Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment (with Hannah Anderson)
152. The Spirituality of the Church
153. Biblicism
154. The Rise of the ‘Nones’ (with Dr Tricia Bruce)
155. 7 Myths About Singleness (with Sam Allberry)

Episodes 156-160

156. Responding to Sexual Abuse in the Church (with Justin Holcomb)
157. Kinism, Online Troll-Culture, and the Poway Shooter with Joe Carter
158. The Boring Parts of Scripture
159. Dignity (with Chris Arnade)
160. In Search of the Common Good (with Jake Meador)

Episodes 161-165

161. Jephthah’s Vow
162. Occult Spirituality (with Dr Tara Isabella Burton)
163. The Temptation in Gethsemane
164. The Color of Compromise (with Jemar Tisby)
165. Who is an Evangelical? (with Dr Thomas Kidd)

Episodes 166-170

166. From Jacob to Israel
167. The New Zionism (with Dr Gerald McDermott)
168. Omnium Gatherum: Sports on Sunday, Kanye West, and the Death of New Atheism
169. The ETS Special with Dr. Fred Sanders, Dr. Gavin Ortlund, and Dr. Matthew Emerson
170. Seek First: How the Kingdom of God Changes Everything (with Dr Jeremy Treat)

Episodes 171-175

171. The Imprecatory Psalms (with Trevor Laurence)
172. Science and the Good (with Paul Nedelisky)
173. The Lord’s Prayer (with Dr Wesley Hill)
174. Divine Humility (with Dr Matthew Wilcoxen)
175. Integralism (with Pater Edmund Waldstein)

Episodes 176-180

176. Crises in Evangelicalism (with Prof. Molly Worthen)
177. The Coronavirus Discussion
178. Omnium Gatherum, Part 2 (Questions and Answers)
179. Grace, Predestination, and the Permission of Sin (with Dr. Taylor Patrick O’Neill)
180. For and Against: Infant Baptism

Episodes 181-185

181. Eastertide in the Time of Coronavirus
182. Politics After Christendom (with Dr. David VanDrunen)
183. The Care of Souls (with Dr. Harold Senkbeil)
184. The Future of Christian Higher Education (with Dr. John Mark Reynolds)
185. What is The Gospel™?

Episodes 186-190

186. The Struggle of Prayer
187. Ending Overcriminalization and Mass Incarceration (with Dr Anthony Bradley)
188. Lynchings, Protests, Unrest, and Racism in America (with Malcolm Foley)
189. QAnon and the Church
190. Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World (with Dr Tara Isabella Burton)

Episodes 191-195

191. The Bostock Ruling (with Tim Schultz)
192. God and Guns in America (with Dr Michael Austin)
193. The Theology of the Tabernacle
194. The Imago Dei
195. Christ and Calamity (with Dr Harold Senkbeil)

Episodes 196-200

196. Jesus, the Syrophoenician Woman, and Racism
197. Joy and the Task of Theology
198. An Introduction to Theological Anthropology (with Dr Joshua Farris)
199. Lamenting the Scandal of Jerry Falwell Jr.
200. Jesus and the Forces of Death (with Dr Matthew Thiessen)

Episodes 201-205

201. Fashion Theology (with Dr Robert Covolo)
202. Prophets at Large
203. What is an Institution? (with Jake Meador)
204. The End of the Christian Life (with Dr J. Todd Billings)
205. Hearers and Doers (with Dr Kevin Vanhoozer)

Episodes 206-210

206. Divine Ideas (with Dr Thomas Ward)
207. US vs. UK Evangelicalism
208. A Theology of Gratitude
209. The Logic of the Body (with Dr Matthew LaPine)
210. The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self (with Dr. Carl R. Trueman)

Episodes 211-215

211. John the Baptist
212. Divided We Fall (with David French)
213. Christmas Hymns
214. End of Year Pandemic Joy
215. The Insurrection of January Sixth

Episodes 216-220

216. We’ve GOT to Talk About Vaccines (with Dr Gilbert Meilaender)
217. Vaccine Ethics (with Dr C Ben Mitchell)
218. Introduction to the Beatitudes
219. Bavinck: A Critical Biography (with Dr James Eglinton)
220. The Beatitudes, Part 2

Episodes 221-225

221. Turning of Days: Lessons from Nature, Season, and Spirit (with Hannah Anderson)
222. God of All Things: Rediscovering the Sacred in an Everyday World (with Andrew Wilson)
223. On Reading Well (with Karen Swallow Prior)
224. The Beatitudes, Part 3: Blessed Are Those Who Mourn
225. Easter Hymns

Episodes 226-230

226. The Beatitudes, Part 4: Blessed Are The Meek
227. Responding to Secularism
228. The Beatitudes, Part 5: Blessed Are Those Who Hunger And Thirst For Righteousness
229. Simply Trinity (with Dr Matthew Barrett)
230. Baptism: A Guide to Death from Life (with Dr Peter Leithart)

Episodes 231-235

231. The Beatitudes, Part 6: Blessed Are The Merciful
232. Antisemitism (with Rabbi Dr Ari Lamm)
233. The Beatitudes, Part 7: Blessed Are The Pure In Heart
234. The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill (with Mike Cosper)
235. The Beatitudes, Part 8: Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Episodes 236-240

236. Gossip
237. The Beatitudes, Part 9: Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted For Righteousness’ Sake
238. Reformed Resurgence (with Brad Vermurlen)
239. The Beatitudes, Part 10: Blessed Are You When Others Persecute You On My Account
240. Ministers of Reconciliation: Preaching on Race and the Gospel (with Dr Matthew Kim)

Episodes 241-245

241. What’s Wrong With Rights? (with Dr Nigel Biggar)
242. Healing the Schism (with Dr Jennifer Rosner)
243. Wonderfully Made (with Dr John Kleinig)
244. Bad Church Leadership
245. A Spacious Life (with Dr Ashley Hales)

Episodes 246-250

246. Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity (with Dr Christopher Kaczor)
247. Exvangelical Deconstruction
248. The Trinity and the Bible (with Scott Swain)
249. Funerals (with Dr Tim Perry)
250. Evangelical Elites

Episodes 251-255

251. Five Things Theologians Wish Biblical Scholars Knew (with Rev Hans Boersma)
252. You Are Not Your Own (with Dr Alan Noble)
253. The Last Things
254. The Deep Places (with Ross Douthat)
255. Projects

Episodes 256-260

256. For Shame (with Dr Gregg TenElshof)
257. A Hermeneutic of Wisdom (with Dr J. de Waal Dryden)
258. How Many People Are Saved?
259. You’re Only Human (with Dr Kelly Kapic)
260. The Psalms (with Dr James Hamilton)

Episodes 261-265

261. What Are Christians For? (with Jake Meador)
262. Saving Evangelicalism (with Tim Keller)
263. Why Don’t People Preach the Rape Texts? (with Jen Pollock Michel)
264. Beyond Racial Division (with Dr George Yancey)
265. Abraham’s Silence (with Dr J. Richard Middleton)

Episodes 266-270

266. The Life We’re Looking For: Reclaiming Relationship in a Technological World (with Andy Crouch)
267. The Doctrine of Scripture (with Dr Brad East)
268. The Doctrine of Assurance (with J. Todd Billings)
269. The Dobbs Opinion (with Susannah Black)
270. Pentecost

Episodes 271-275

271. Alternatives to Winsomeness (with James Wood)
272. Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit
273. Jesus and the God of Classical Theism (with Dr Steve Duby)
274. Biblical Reasoning (with Dr Bobby Jamieson and Dr Tyler Wittman)
275. Conservatism (with Dr Yoram Hazony)

Episodes 276-280

276. The Religion of American Greatness (with Dr Paul D Miller)
277. The Name of the Lord
278. Internet Anonymity
279. Lying
280. Introspection

Episodes 281-285

281. On the Monarchy
282. Virtuous Persuasion (with Dr Michael Niebauer)
283. Martin Luther and the Rule of Faith (with Dr Todd Hains)
284. On Earth as in Heaven (with Dr Peter Leithart)
285. The Thrill of Orthodoxy (with Trevin Wax)

Episodes 286-290

286. Uncommon Unity (with Dr Richard Lints)
287. Gratitude (with Dr Kent Dunnington)
288. End of Year Extravaganza
289. Antisemitism in Thessalonians
290. MAID in Canada (with Susannah Black Roberts)

Episodes 291-295

291. Tolkien Dogmatics (with Austin Freeman)
292. The Genesis of Gender (with Abigail Favale)
293. The Man of Lawlessness
294. One Billion Dollars
295. Protestants and History (with Paul Gutacker)

Episodes 296-300

296. The Age of AI (with Jason Thacker)
297. Neo-Calvinism (with Cory Brock and Gray Sutanto)
298. Analogies for God
299. Resurrection Bodies
300. Beautiful Union (with Joshua Ryan Butler)

Episodes 301-305

301. The Nicene Creed (with Dr Philip Cary)
302. Pierced by Love (with Dr Hans Boersma)
303. Tim Keller’s Legacy