The Digital Public Square

Each day we are confronted with the realities of living in a digital society that challenge some of our most basic understandings of truth, the nature of faith, and even the idea of a public square. How do we chart our a distinctly Christian vision for digital engagement and promote the common good throughout our society?

Six Books to Help You Cultivate Wisdom about Technology

Over the last year, I have heard from a number of people, especially church leaders, asking about recommended resources to help them think wisely about the role of technology in our society. On the heels of the release of major…

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Pursuing the Good Life Through Reading Biography

It is one thing to pursue the good life through the study of abstract concepts, and another to pursue it through observing someone’s own pursuit in a story. Yes, we need to study the concepts, ideas, and movements of moral…

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What do you mean by that? Defining your terms as an intellectual virtue

For years now, I have led a discussion on Charles Taylor’s definitions of what it means to be secular in my worldview/philosophy courses at Boyce College. One reason for this is that the term secular can take on different senses…

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Why We (Still) Need a Statement of Principles for AI

In April 2019, a group of over 70 evangelical leaders signed and launched Artificial Intelligence: An Evangelical Statement of Principles (Spanish version) with two goals in mind. First, we wanted to help…

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How do we disciple our kids during the sexual revolution?

Last year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (Rep.) signed a bill into law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through the third grade. This bill, which was dubbed…

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Why Christians must pursue biblically defined justice

Years ago, as my wife and I were renovating our house, we met an African American gentleman who came to help with one of our projects. We welcomed him into…

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Conversations on theology, ethics, and philosophy in the public square


The Life and Work of Sir Roger Scruton with Dr. Mark Dooley

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Mark Dooley to discuss the life and work of Sir Roger Scruton in light of the new volume Against the Tide: The…


The Rise and Centrality of Human Rights in Modern Discourse with Dr. Samuel Moyn

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Samuel Moyn of Yale University to discuss the nature of human rights in history and his works Christian Human Rights and The…