In this video, I analyze Ricky Gervais’ naturalistic worldview and its religious identifying marks. ?
An interview with Adherent Apologetics on my latest book and the question of heresy, orthodoxy, and Christianity: ?
Yesterday, I was delighted to appear on philosopher Mike Austin’s YouTube channel to talk about my new book. This was a great conversation. (Perhaps it is unseemly for me to comment, like one of the chefs who made dinner saying ‘that was a great meal!’, but decorum aside, it’s true!) Check it out! ?
A few months ago I was asked to speak to a group on Discord about epistemic fallibilism. I didn’t realize it was being recorded until I found it on YouTube today. So here you go: ?
In this short interview with The Analytic Christian I discuss Romans 1 and atheism. ?
J. Richard Middleton. Abraham’s Silence: The Binding of Isaac, the Suffering of Job, and How to Talk Back to God. Baker Academic, 2021. The binding (Aqedah) of Isaac is one of the most troubling stories in all Scripture. And it is not hard to see why. The story depicts God commanding a father to butcher […]
In Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too, I rebut Alisa Childers’ erroneous attempt to claim that progressive Christians widely embrace a radical voluntarist relativism about truth according to which people can make claims true simply by willing that they be true. The example Childers cites is a person who wants bacon to be healthy by declaring “Bacon […]
Check out my discussion about Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too with Capturing Christianity: ?
In this video, I critique John Piper’s narrow, sectarian take on mere Christianity. ?
It looks like my new book Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too came out at just the right time. Two days after its publication, Franklin Graham published a nasty screed called “The Eternal Peril of Progressive Christianity“. In this article, I’m going to offer an analysis. Graham begins with this line: “For decades, a war has […]
Eric A. Seibert, Enjoying the Old Testament: A Creative Guide to Encountering Scripture. IVP Academic, 234 pp. Francis Bacon famously observed, “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested…” For many Christians, the Old Testament is like spinach: we know it is good for us, but […]
BIG NEWS! The Kindle version of my latest book Progressive Christians Love Jesus Too is now available! The paperback should be available by tomorrow. Spread the word! Pick up your copy now!
John Dickson. Bullies and Saints: An Honest Look at the Good and Evil of Christian History. Zondervan, 2021, 328 pp. Historian Howard Zinn observes, “all history, while recalling the past, serves some present interest.” Anyone who has spent time on the interweb talking to skeptics and atheists has likely encountered Christian history told from the […]