Peter Leithart’s ethics

Writing about Leithart’s ethics may seem a futile exercise given that he declares himself to be “Against Ethics.”[1]  He is against ethics for two reasons.  Firstly, because as a discipline it privatises virtues, leading to individuals choosing morals “without mentioning God.”[2] Secondly, because Ethics as a theological discipline treats moral transformation as secondary; an implication… Continue reading Peter Leithart’s ethics

An odd type of insult: – On being a Biblicist

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Well, I’ve dipped my toe a little into the Wayne Grudem debate on twitter and re-shared a couple of posts linking to the longer debate. If you are new to this and trying to get your head round things, here’s a summary. Christians over many centuries have tried to provide structured teaching of our core… Continue reading An odd type of insult: – On being a Biblicist

God in the dock -challenges to his greatness and goodness

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Here’s another article “out of the freezer” addressing questions about God changing and having emotions. We can choose to believe either truth or lies about God. Earlier, we named the lies: that God is not good and/or God is not great/ sovereign. That if there is a God, then he must be either infinite and… Continue reading God in the dock -challenges to his greatness and goodness

God, Change and Debate – a recent controversy revisited.

Back in late 2017/early 2018, I wrote a couple of articles about theological debate.  They were in response to a book recently published called “All that is in God” by James Dolezal where he took to task a number of notable theologians including John Frame, Don Carson and Wayne Grudem.  I have managed to dig… Continue reading God, Change and Debate – a recent controversy revisited.