Nigel Biggar

Nigel Biggar is Regius Professor of Moral & Pastoral Theology at the University of Oxford and Director of the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, & Public Life.
Thin Red Line Podcast
Dark Ops ProvCast Ep. 2: The Horror or the Glory? The Thin Red Line, 20 Years Later

In Providence’s latest Dark Ops podcast, Executive Editor Marc LiVecche sits down with Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology Nigel Biggar to discuss The Thin Red Line, a 1998 war film.

What’s Houning Baskerville Brexit Theresa May
What’s Hounding Baskerville?

On reading Stephen Baskerville’s view of Brexit and its wake, I hear the sound of an axe grinding. I can’t tell what the axe is, but its grinding is loud and unmistakeable: it sounds through a relentless lack of charity. Quite what’s hounding Dr Baskerville, I do not know and will not presume to speculate. But the distorting effects are right up-front, and I must gainsay them.

Somme
Evaluating the Somme

The carnage one hundred years ago on the Somme was appalling. And because of Haig’s excessive strategic ambition, it was inefficiently appalling. But that didn’t make it futile.

Less Hegel, More History! Christian Ethics and Political Realities

Christian ethicists should read less moral theology and political philosophy and more history.