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.

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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book 13

At long last, we reach the end of our 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...

/ October 17, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: *Disruptive Witness*, with The Alan Noble

The Alan Noble disrupts our show by discussing his new book *Disruptive Witness* with Alastair and Andrew. Alan is an Assistant Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University, editor-in-chief of Christ and Pop Culture, and author of numerous articles. (He is...

/ October 3, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book 12

Alastair, Matt and Derek consider Book 12 of Augustine’s *Confessions,* in which Augustine parses ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and earth…’ If you’re interested in supporting the show financially, you can check out our Patreon here. Finally, as always, follow Derek, Andrew,...

/ September 19, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Trust and Trustworthiness in a Fallen World

The whole crew gathers to discuss what it means to trust responsibly inside of fallen institutions and a fallen world, and what people might and must do to restore trustworthiness once it has been lost. If you’re interested in supporting...

/ September 11, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book 11 (on time and the Christian Life)

Derek, Alastair and Matt take up and read Book 11 of Augustine’s Confessions, on time and the Christian life. 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...

/ September 4, 2018

Assorted Thoughts after Revoice

The controversy surrounding Revoice meant that the surrounding questions occupied more mental space this summer than I had intended. But before I move on to prepare for my fall teaching and other responsibilities, I thought I’d add one or two...

/ August 14, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: The Weirdness of Matthew 27:51-54

It’s a weird passage. So weird that even Alastair is stumped. 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...

/ August 14, 2018

His Mercy is on them that Fear Him: What I Said at Revoice

I was honored to give the following remarks at the Spiritual Friendship pre-conference. There may be minor variations between the video and the text. I learned much from the other presenters, and especially would commend Johana Finegan’s exceptional defense of Spiritual...

/ August 2, 2018
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Mere Fidelity: Modern Atheism, with Joseph Minich

Joseph Minich, the author of Enduring Divine Absence: The Challenge of Modern Atheism, joins Derek and Alastair to talk about what’s distinct regarding contemporary atheism and how Christians should respond to it. If you’re interested in supporting the show financially,...

/ July 11, 2018

Sex, Temptation, and the Gay Christian: What Chastity Demands

Can we have an argument about being a ‘gay Christian’? That is the question which I have been wondering since the storm of Baptist and Presbyterian furor descended upon Revoice. The conference is an attempt by a wide variety of...

/ June 20, 2018