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The Politics of New Covenant Vision

My latest guest post on Political Theology Today has just gone online. This week I discuss the implicit political theology of Jeremiah 31:31-34 and its promise of a new covenant: 236 more words


The Importance of Liturgical Theology

This blog has been fairly inactive over the last few months. That should change over the next week or so, as my time is freeing up again. 48 more words


The Politics of Sacrifice

I have just guest posted over on the Political Theology blog:

Various myths have been forged to account for the foundation of nations, not only in stories such as those of Romulus and Remus, but also in the famous myths of political philosophy, such as those offered by Hobbes and Locke.

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A Biblical Gender Essentialism?

In response to my previous post on the importance of a masculine priesthood, someone raised the question of whether, by seeming to ground male-only priesthood upon the association between masculinity and martial virtues, I was risking ‘essentialism’, neglecting to note that some men don’t have the martial virtues and a few women do. 4,934 more words


The Politics of God's Plenty

I’ve posted over on the Political Theology blog again, this time on Isaiah 55:1-5 and the politics of God’s plenty.

This passage confounds the logic of our capitalist economies.

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Casting Across the Pond

A few days ago I joined with two of my favourite fellow bloggers, Derek Rishmawy and Andrew Wilson to start a podcast conversation, with participants on both sides of the Atlantic. 40 more words


Jesus, the Goat for Azazel

The following is a long excursus from my previous post on the meaning of Mark’s account of Jesus’ time in the wilderness. As it grew longer, I decided to remove it from that piece and post it separately. 1,903 more words