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.

Mr. Willingham Goes to Washington

The excommunication of Tyrone Willingham from the “Football Papacy” came as a surprise to many in the sports world. Notre Dame’s decision further tarnished a rapidly fading image. Now Willingham comes to Washington, hopefully to restore respect and integrity to...

/ December 12, 2004

Old news..

The net is already abuzz with the news of Antony Flew’s switch. I first read about it from Jonathansink. Also, the interview in Philosophia Christi is fascinating. Habermas pushes Flew about his position on the possibility of the after-life. Flew...

/ December 11, 2004

Stats and Blogging

Today I discovered that The Doctor has a link to this site on his own page. Naturally, this prompted visions of ‘blog glory’–hundreds of thousands of hits per day, all to read the thoughts here. I finally realized, though, that...

/ December 7, 2004

“Back-Blogged”

I’ve officially failed to finish a post three times this evening. With thoughts on everything from Popper to The Incredibles to the End to Come to DDE, I’m not sure where to begin. Christmas “Bloggers Back-log” has officially arrived. In...

/ December 5, 2004

Stott for Pope

David Brooks’ latest editorial heralds John Stott as an “authentic representative” of evangelicals. It’s a good piece that makes Stott sound like his English predecessor Chesterton: “He is always exploring paradoxes. Jesus teaches humility, so why does he talk about...

/ November 30, 2004

The Dead Horse…

I’m bringing it back. I’m not the only one who thinks Gnosticism has influenced evangelical theology. From Peter Leithart (someone who has read, oh, just about everything): “VanderZee, however, does not simply repeat Reformed slogans, but brings in voices and...

/ November 28, 2004

Lo, He comes…

Today is the first Sunday in Advent. Traditionally a time of pentitence, Advent affords us the opportunity to look ahead to the second coming of the Christ, before we celebrate His first. As my priest pointed out this morning, the...

/ November 28, 2004

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As my brother points out, Rossi’s maintained a forty-two vote lead in the Washington gubenatorial race recount. Interesting quote from Gregoire in her statement (as published by Bloomberg): “Voters have a sacred right to have their ballots counted. That’s been...

/ November 24, 2004

Winds of Rumor…

They are a blowin. I have just spent an hour attempting to find anything about this weeks Evangelical Theological Society meeting in San Antonio and have found nothing substantial. Apparently, the live-blogging phenomena has reached the classroom but not the...

/ November 20, 2004

Plato III

It’s unbelievable how pregnant my soul is with thought. Yes, that’s a very Platonic thing to say, but I’ve just spent 15 hours reading Plato. So there. The weekend was unbelievable. I would love to turn the spoken logos into...

/ November 15, 2004