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  • ‘Bavinck: A Critical Biography,’ with Dr. James Eglinton
    Dr. James Eglinton from the University of Edinburgh joins us to discuss the great theologian Herman Bavinck. Dr. Eglinton just released Bavinck: A Critical Biography. The conversation ranges from a…
  • The Beatitudes
    With all four of the Mere Fidelity crew on mic, the theological insights fly fast and furious as they take up the discussion of the Beatitudes. Highlights of this episode…
  • Vaccine Ethics, with Dr. C. Ben Mitchell
    There are so many questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. Are they safe? Are they ethical? Do they work? In this episode, Matt, Derek, and Alastair ask the really burning questions…
  • We’ve GOT to Talk About Vaccines, with Dr. Gilbert Meilaender
    Bioethicist Dr. Gilbert Meilaender published a short article in the Hastings Report questioning whether bioethicists should be making expert pronouncements about public policy. But if we can’t turn to bioethicists…
  • The Insurrection of January Sixth
    For the first episode of 2021, Matt, Derek, and Alastair apply their expertise and experience to thinking theologically about the pro-Trump protest that turned into an attack on the U.S.…
  • End of Year Pandemic Joy
    As 2020 ends and 2021 begins, the entire cast and crew of Mere Fidelity has gathered to examine in their own inimitable way how this year has affected both the…
  • Christmas Hymns
    Merry Christmas! For the Mere Fidelity Christmas show this year, Matt, Derek, and Alastair examine the theology embedded in three perennially favorite Christmas hymns. Full show notes at www.mereorthodoxy.com/categories/mere-fidelity.
  • “Divided We Fall,” with David French
    Can you think of a single issue—political, cultural, religious, or anything—that is uniting Americans more than it is dividing them? David French joins Matt, Derek, and Alastair to discuss the…
  • John the Baptist
    Alastair, Derek, and Matt dive into a rousing discussion of the role of John the Baptist in salvation history. Is he the end of the Old Testament or the Beginning…
  • ‘The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self,’ with Dr. Carl R. Trueman
    Dr. Carl Trueman has written the book of the moment for Christian intellectuals this winter. He joins the entire Mere Fidelity cast and crew in this episode to where the…