All posts by Caleb Wait

Caleb Wait (MATS, Westminster Seminary California) is a writer and the producer of Mere Fidelity. He and his wife Kristin have two children and live in Northern California. You can follow him on Twitter @calebwait and he invites you to email him at ciwait93@gmail.com.

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“Grace, Predestination, and the Permission of Sin,” with Dr. Taylor Patrick O’Neill

What hath St. Thomas to do with predestination? Dr. Taylor Patrick O’Neill joins Matt and Derek to discuss his recent book, Grace, Predestination, and the Permission of Sin: A Thomistic Analysis, to examine the Thomist understanding of predestination and how...

/ March 31, 2020
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Omnium Gatherum Pt. 2: Q&A

The whole cast and crew of Matt, Derek, Alastair, and Andrew, are here to answer questions from listeners of Mere Fidelity. Listen in as the guys tackle the following: Where does one start reading the early church fathers, does the...

/ March 26, 2020
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The Coronavirus Discussion

Matt, Derek, and Alastair sit down to discuss COVID-19 and how the church can respond to the current global pandemic. How should the church gather, is this some kind of act of judgment, and what practical habits are helpful to...

/ March 18, 2020
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Crises in Evangelicalism with Dr. Molly Worthen

Dr. Molly Worthen joins Matt and Derek to talk all things evangelicalism, not the least of which is her book, Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism. As someone outside of the camp of evangelicalism, Dr. Worthen...

/ March 17, 2020
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Integralism with Pater Edmund Waldstein

Nearly every Christian tradition has its own view on Christ & Culture; that is, how the Christian church relates to secular culture and political powers. In this episode, Pater Edmund joins Matt and Derek to discuss the classic Roman Catholic...

/ March 10, 2020
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“Divine Humility,” with Dr. Matthew Wilcoxen

God is all-powerful. God is all-knowing. God is ever-present. But is God humble? Dr. Matthew Wilcoxen joins Derek and Alastair to discuss his recent book, Divine Humility: God’s Morally Perfect Being. Listen in as he traces the theme of a...

/ February 25, 2020
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“The Lord’s Prayer,” with Dr. Wesley Hill

How do we pray to our Father? Dr. Wesley Hill joins Matt, Derek, and Alastair to discuss his latest book, The Lord’s Prayer: A Guide to Praying to Our Father. Is the prayer an exact model or more of a...

/ February 19, 2020
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“Science and The Good,” with Dr. Paul Nedelisky

Can science tell us how we should live or why we should be good and not evil? Paul Nedelisky joins Matt, Derek, and Alastair to explore these questions and discuss his latest book (co-written with James Davidson Hunter), Science and...

/ February 4, 2020
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The Imprecatory Psalms with Trevor Laurence

Christians are told to love their enemies and pray for those who persecute them, but should we also pray for justice and judgment to befall our enemies? Trevor Laurence joins Derek and Andrew to discuss the imprecatory psalms and their...

/ January 15, 2020

Confusing the Substance and Accidents of Star Wars

The recent, and last, installment of the Star Wars Episodic saga, The Rise of Skywalker, is alive on the silver screen. The film opened to a successful $176.5 million (75 million less than The Force Awakens, mind you) and is...

/ December 31, 2019