Author Archives: Alastair Roberts

Open Mic Thread 8

The open mic thread is where you have the floor and can raise or discuss issues of your choice. There is no such thing as off-topic here. The comments of this thread are free for you to: Discuss things that you … Continue reading

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Podcast: On Marriage and Donated Gametes

The latest Mere Fidelity podcast was posted earlier today. This week’s episode is on the subject of gamete donation or, more particularly, artificial insemination by donor (I expect that a later episode will focus upon IVF). This is a particularly … Continue reading

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Mere Fidelity Page Added and Some Miscellaneous Reminders

I’ve just added a Mere Fidelity page, which you will be able to see beneath the blog header, between Larger Projects and My Guest Posts. For those of you who haven’t yet taken a look at the pages, there is … Continue reading

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Podcast: N.T. Wright and His Reformed Critics

The latest Mere Fidelity podcast has just gone online. A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the theology of N.T. Wright. This week, Derek Rishmawy, Andrew Wilson, and I explore the subject of N.T. Wright and his Reformed critics. Take a listen, and … Continue reading

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Open Mic Thread 7

The open mic thread is where you have the floor and can raise or discuss issues of your choice. There is no such thing as off-topic here. The comments of this thread are free for you to: Discuss things that you … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Transgender Question

This week’s Mere Fidelity podcast is our second discussion around the themes of Oliver O’Donovan’s book Begotten or Made? In this episode, we take up the subject of transsexualism, taking the second chapter of the book and O’Donovan’s Grove booklet … Continue reading

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A Few Days Away Near Whitby

I just spent a pleasant few days on a working holiday with my parents near Whitby. The following are some photos of the time. Click on any of the pictures to look at them more closely. You can see some … Continue reading

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Podcast: Surprised by N.T. Wright

The latest Mere Fidelity podcast has just been posted: Surprised by N.T. Wright. Within it, Derek Rishmawy, Andrew Wilson, Matt Lee Anderson, and I share some of our thoughts and opinions on the work of N.T. Wright. Do take a … Continue reading

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Open Mic Thread 6

The open mic thread is where you have the floor and can raise or discuss issues of your choice. There is no such thing as off-topic here. The comments of this thread are free for you to: Discuss things that you … Continue reading

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N.T. Wright on Heaven and Earth, Male and Female

N.T. Wright recently made some controversial statements in opposition to same-sex marriage. He begins his argument against same-sex marriage by observing the dangers of the sudden and prescriptive redefinition of key terms, remarking upon examples of extensive attempts to transform … Continue reading

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