All posts by Cole Hartin

Cole Hartin is an Anglican priest serving in New Brunswick, Canada, where he lives with his wife and three sons. He has a PhD in theological studies from Wycliffe College and the University of Toronto. He is currently writing a book on nineteenth-century Anglican biblical interpretation.

The Hollowness of the Mainline, Now and Then

Douglas J. Brouwer Chasing After Wind: A Pastor’s Life. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2022. 238 pp. $22.00 It’s no secret that Western Christianity is in decline. And this is nowhere more evident than in the once venerable churches of the mainline....

/ November 29, 2022

Memento Mori: Death in the West Through the Ages

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die” (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2, KJV) … Late in the fall I stood at the graveside, the cutting...

/ September 8, 2022

The Metaphysical Stalemate Behind Political Divisions

It’s been over 35 years since Lutheran theologian George Lindbeck published The Nature of Doctrine: Religion and Theology in a Postliberal Age. Lindbeck wrote The Nature of Doctrine as an attempt to grapple with the incommensurability of intra-Christian division, and...

/ July 21, 2021