All posts by Matthew Lee Anderson

Matthew Lee Anderson is the Founder and Lead Writer of Mere Orthodoxy. He is the author of Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to our Faith and The End of Our Exploring: A Book about Questioning and the Confidence of Faith. Follow him on Twitter or on Facebook.

Mere Fidelity: Hospitality and Immigration, with Dr. Matthew Kaemingk

Rev. Dr. Matthew Kaemingk is an assistant professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary and the associate dean of Fuller Texas in Houston. He is also the author of the recently released Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an...

/ May 23, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book 9

Derek, Matt and Alastair read Book 9 of Augustine’s Confessions, which includes the vision at Ostia and Monica’s death. If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can check out our Patreon here. Finally, as always, follow Derek, Andrew, and Alastair for more tweet-sized brilliance. Thanks to Timothy...

/ May 9, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Matt Chandler, on Christian Courage

Matt Chandler joins the show to discuss his new book (with David Roark) Take Heart, and on the need for Christian courage in a post-Christian world. If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can check out our Patreon here. Finally, as always,...

/ May 1, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book 8

Matt, Alastair and Derek carry on with their discussion of Augustine’s Confessions.  If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can check out our Patreon here. Finally, as always, follow Derek, Andrew, and Alastair for more tweet-sized brilliance. Thanks to Timothy Motte for his sound editing work. And thanks...

/ April 25, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Theophanies, with Vern Poythress

Rev. Dr. Vern Poythress is professor of New Testament interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is also the author of the newly published Theophany: A Theology of God’s Appearing. He joins the show to discuss God’s appearances in Scripture, and...

/ April 18, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Ross Douthat, on ‘To Change the Church’

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat joins Derek and Matt to discuss his new book, To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism. Douthat’s excellent new book explores the legacy of Pope Francis and the crisis within the Roman Catholic...

/ April 11, 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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Book Club: Confessions, Book VI

Matt, Alastair and Derek consider book 6 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...

/ January 31, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Equality

And we are off and running! In our first show of the year, Derek, Alastair and Matt consider its theological dimensions and social uses of ‘equality.’ G If you like the show, please do leave us a review on iTunes. We...

/ January 17, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: The Virgin Birth

In their final episode of the year, the whole cast considers the theological significance of the Virgin Birth. Thanks to all of you who have listened, commented, and contributed to the show this year. We are very grateful for your...

/ December 20, 2017