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: 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
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book V

Matt, Alastair and Derek consider Augustine’s movement from Carthage to Milan in Book 5 of *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...

/ December 12, 2017
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Mere Fidelity: On Community Activism and Matt’s Prison BBQ project

  Matt recently announced that he is organizing a BBQ for families of inmates at his local prison. The cast and crew very graciously allow him to take over the conversation this week to talk about the events origins, its...

/ December 5, 2017
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Mere Fidelity: Awaiting the King by James K. A. Smith, with David Henreckson

Professor James K.A. Smith has recently published the last of his ‘Cultural Liturgies’ trilogy, Awaiting the King. David Henreckson is an assistant professor of theology at Dordt College, and also serves as director of the Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service. He...

/ November 28, 2017
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Mere Fidelity: On Ethics and Technology, with Michael Sacasas

Michael Sacasas is one of the most thoughtful critics of the relationship between ethics and technology writing on the internet today. He is the Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics and Technology, and writes at The Frailest...

/ November 21, 2017
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Mere Fidelity: Confessions, Book IV

This week Alastair, Derek, and Matt take up and read Book 4 of Augustine’s Confessions. If you’d like to read along–which we encourage you to do–Henry Chadwick’s translation is available widely at a reasonable price. If you like the show, please do leave...

/ November 14, 2017

The Adoption Tax Credit isn’t (Necessarily) ‘Pro-Life’

The latest proposal by House Republicans to eliminate the adoption tax credit has sent pro-lifers into a frenzy. The ERLC, Susan B. Anthony List, and related groups have denounced the Republican proposal as insufficiently pro-life. One prominent conservative website went...

/ November 9, 2017