Transgender Bathrooms: The Great Civil Rights Issue of our Time?


You keep up with the news, right? Have you heard about this gender bathroom thing? I’m kidding, of course. I know that you have, and maybe you’re tired of having to read and hear all about it every day of your life. But when high courts and leading politicians are pitched in open public debate […]

Jonathan Edwards, the Intellectual Magpie:

Jonathan Edwards, the Intellectual Magpie: Introducing Oliver Crisp’s Jonathan Edwards Among the Theologians (Eerdmans) Paul Copan Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is one of my heroes—a true inspiration over the years. His life is worthy of emulation. He was a warm-hearted pastor, a rigorous philosophical theologian, a loving husband, an attentive father, and a dedicated missionary. Of […]

Doing Philosophy as a Christian: The Example of Justin Martyr


  “Our doctrines are not shameful, according to sober judgment, but are indeed more lofty than all human philosophy.” -Justin Martyr, Second Apology 15 NOTE: I have completed writing a short book for IVP Academic’s “Little Book” series: A Little Book for New Philosophers. This book will appear in the fall of 2016. It addresses […]

The Problem of the Nameless Gospels


In the New Testament, there are four canonical “Gospels.” These are basically four different people writing about the life, death, and resurrection of Christ from differing perspectives and for their own purposes. We call these books “Matthew,” “Mark,” “Luke,” and “John.” The Problem You may not know this, but none of the Gospel writers give their […]