Mortification of Spin

Mortification of Spin
The crew huddles in the bunker to discuss a two-volume work that has gotten a lot of attention since its publication last summer. The Devil’s Redemption by Michael McClymond is a thorough,...
I’ve been slacking on the blog, but I promise I’ve been writing. My manuscript for Zondervan is due April 1st, so that is where I’ve been investing much of my reading and writing...
At first glance, drinking coffee or watching birds on a telephone wire might not inspire a sense of wonder. But can we find more in these ordinary moments? Pierce Taylor Hibbs is the associate...
In our ongoing discussion of the doctrine of God, it is worth reflecting on the fact that a church needs two things to be confessionally healthy: a sound form of words (a creed or confession); and a...
Given the positive response to our first two posts, and the fact that the doctrine of God is now emerging as a contested locus within our own denomination, we continue this ongoing series with some...
The lines of battle are drawn early in this debate, as Todd accuses Carl and Aimee of being too “inclusive,” and Carl and Todd indict Aimee for being, well…female. Sounds like a...
Matthew Barrett , a professor at Midwestern Baptist Seminary , recently wrote to us with some questions that he verbally asks of seminarians in his classes. As the author of a recent book, None...
The last few years have seen a significant – and most welcome – revival of interest in the Christian doctrine of God among Reformed and evangelical writers. Scholars working in patristic...
Carl is on his very best behavior today—his boss is in the house! David Ayers is professor of sociology, and interim provost of Grove City College. He joins us, not to talk about Carl’s...
A number of people have emailed with regard to my recent series asking versions of the following questions: But don’t words change their meaning over time? So doesn’t the nature of what...
Liam Goligher is back. He’s one of the speakers at the Philadelphia Conference on Reformed Theology , coming up this March in Grand Rapids and April in Philadelphia. The theme of the conference...
The rising degradation of human life cannot be overlooked, as—recently—we witnessed New York’s governor signing an abortion bill into law as legislators celebrated their newly-...
About three years ago, the Reformed quarters of the Internet were consumed with a fiery debate over the doctrine of the Trinity. Fast forward, and we find the Spin revisiting the topic today with...
Etienne Gilson once commented that to be a competent philosopher, one also needs to be a competent historian of philosophy. Given some of the he terodox ideas currently being promoted by those who...
One can only wonder what a Mortification of Spin band would look and sound like. But today it’s not about music; it’s about the most popular Mortification of Spin episodes of 2018. After...