Pragmatism and the Culture of Death

In my studies of Pragmatism, one of the key figures I hope to explore will be the American anti-philosopher Richard Rorty (1931-2007). If the exuberant pragmatism of William James was an energizing…

Irresistible Mush

I just watched this video John Piper made advertizing Calvinism. When I first read the poem titled ‘The Calvinist’ on which the video is based, I initially thought it was a satire…

Help Support This Blog

Many people say that this blog has helped them. Some people have even told me that this blog has changed their lives and transformed their families. I would love to be able…

Music: Myths, Meanings, Messages and Mediums

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. Music and…

The Islamisation of Britain

Below are links to my recent series for Christian Voice on the inroads that radical Islam is making into Britain. The Islamisation of Britain (Part 1): a crisis in demographics The Islamisation…

My Series on Calvinism

At the Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy blog, I have published a 5-part series on why I stopped being a Calvinist. Below are links to my articles: Why I Stopped Being a Calvinist (Part…

Jesus, Junk Food and Christian Charity

Douglas Wilson’s writings are incredibly helpful, and I have often had occasion positively to quote him. But I do sometimes weary of Wilson continually defending junk food and stereotyping those who try…

Feminism, Commercialism and the War Against the Female Body

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. “And not…

A Very Big View of Redemption

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. When we…

Naming in Genesis 2

In his excellent book Reforming Marriage, Douglas Wilson shows that the custom of transmitting the family name from father to son, as well as the custom of a women adopting her husband’s…

Peter Leithart on the End of Protestantism

Peter Leithart wrote an interesting article yesterday called ‘The End of Protestantism.‘ Peter Leithart is always interesting to read and is always very gracious in his approach to controversial issues. This article…

Hollowing out the Habits of Attention (part 3)

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. In the…



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