Month: March 2018

Why I Didn’t March in the March for Our Lives

By Josh Britton On Saturday I watched my social media feeds fill with photos of friends and neighbors attending the March For Our Lives on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. Having lived in D.C. for a decade, I’ve observed quite a...

/ March 27, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: The Value of Heaven

J. Todd Billings is one of our favorite guests. He’s the author of many books, including the excellent Rejoicing in Lament. His most recent book, Remembrance, Communion, and Hope is an attempt to reinvigorate and retrieve the Lord’s Supper for Protestants....

/ March 27, 2018
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Longing and Hope in the Shadowlands

In the opening days of Advent 2015 my dad suffered a traumatic brain injury. It was the result of a drug complication. Dad had been having some issues with blood clots and was due to have a surgery to patch...

/ March 27, 2018
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Book Club: Confessions, Book VII

Matt, Alastair and Derek consider book 7 of Augustine’s Confessions. If you like the show, please do leave us a review on iTunes. We are also available on Google Play. If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can check out...

/ March 21, 2018

Let Us Now Praise Fractious Men: The Hillbilly as Economic Dissident

Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir, strikes a delicate balance between family history and cultural commentary. In the book, Vance draws on his memories of an unstable family in a stagnant small town to paint a vivid picture of the...

/ March 19, 2018

The Tedium of Worldview Analysis

In an episode of “The Briefing,” yesterday Dr. Al Mohler of Southern Seminary reflected on the death of the renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. You can read a full transcript of the eight minute segment on Hawking using the link above.

/ March 16, 2018

The Good, the True, and the Beautiful and the Oscars

By Brewer Eberly Carl R. Trueman recently offered yet another characteristically surgical takedown of contemporary culture over at First Things—this time biting into the Oscars and Western aesthetics. It is worth reading here.

/ March 15, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Echoes of Exodus

Derek hosts a special episode of Mere Fidelity to talk about the new book from Alistair and Andrew. You can check out their new book here, if you’re so inclined. If you like the show, please do leave us a review...

/ March 14, 2018

Movie Review: A Wrinkle in Time

I’m fairly sure that the first time I ever ran into any of the words in the Bible in print was in the pages of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time. It’s the first of many occasions in the book...

/ March 14, 2018

The Problem with Surrogacy: A Brief Sketch

This will, hopefully, be brief. I wanted to briefly articulate what the core good of the Christian vision of sexuality is so that we can then connect that good to the problems of IVF and surrogacy.

/ March 12, 2018