Public Engagement

Op-ed: ‘Wrong to assume religion is waning around the world,’ The Times, Dec. 2, 2022.

Public lecture: ‘The Church and Society,’ plenary lecture, World Reformed Fellowship General Assembly, Oct. 27, 2022.

Public lecture: ‘Worldview, worldvision, and workplace,’ the inaugural Bavinck Lecture, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, Oct. 26, 2022.

Op-ed: ‘The direction of traffic isn’t clear in society’s progress,’ The Times, Oct. 20, 2022.

Op-ed: ‘Politicians must be free to speak out against abortion,’ The Times, June 3, 2022.

Op-ed: ‘Gaelic will die off in capital without own secondary school,’ The Times, Feb. 22, 2022.

Public lecture: ‘RTS Washington Global Bavinck Scholars Lecture: Theology and Biography,’ Reformed Theological Seminary, Washington DC, April 19, 2022.

Interview: ‘James Eglinton interview,’ Christian Heritage London Podcast, March 15, 2022.

Article: ‘Everybody Loves Bavinck: How a Dutch neo-Calvinist thinker became the latest Christian theologian-du-jour,’ Christianity Today, Feb. 16, 2022. (Published in español, 简体中文 and 繁體中文).

Review article: ‘People of the Book: How Have Christians Viewed Books Across Centuries?,’ The Gospel Coalition, Feb. 8, 2022.

Interview: ‘Aithris na Maidne,’ BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, Dec. 8, 2021.

Op-ed: ‘The pro-euthanasia lobby slips up on a profound question,’ The Times, Dec. 6, 2021.

Interview: ‘Aithris na Maidne,’ BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, Dec. 1, 2021.

Interview: ‘Who was Herman Bavinck?‘, The Christian Courier, Oct. 29, 2021.

Op-ed: ‘Nakedly political use of Bible quotes is jarring for many,’ The Times, Aug. 31, 2021.

Interview: ‘Bavinck in het Engels, Chinees, Indonesisch,’ Reformatorisch Dagblad, July 29, 2021.

Article: ‘Herman Bavinck: 100 Years On,’ The Gospel Coalition, July 29, 2021.

Article: ‘Becoming Human at Home: Herman Bavinck on the Family,’ Desiring God, July 27, 2021.

Op-ed: ‘Euthanasia critics must look to the past, not the future,’ The Times, July 8, 2021.

Article: ‘비판적 우정은 가능하다,’ TGC Korea, 7 June, 2021. (Korean version of article published in English at The Gospel Coalition.)

Op-ed: ‘SNP must stand by its pledge on city’s new Gaelic school,’ The Times, June 3, 2021.

Interview: ‘Aithris na Maidne,’ BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, May 28, 2021.

Interview: ‘Gaelic language ‘at risk’ due to Edinburgh Council school plan,’ The Times, May 28, 2021.

Article: ‘Why Befriend Your Opponents? Bavinck on ‘Critical’ Friendship,’ The Gospel Coalition, May 25, 2021.

Interview: ‘Coinneamh mu fhoghlam Gàidhlig an Dùn Èideann,’ BBC Alba, May 24, 2021.

Referenced in: ‘Theoloog met grote invloed op Protestantse denken,’ Elsevier Weekblad, April 30, 2021.

Interview: ‘Herman Bavinck with James Eglinton,’ The London Lyceum, April 28, 2021.

Interview: ‘Het fundament van Bavinck geeft nog altijd houvast,’ by Tjerk de Reus, Friesch Dagblad, April 17, 2021.

Interview: ‘A conversation with Dr. James Eglinton about science and culture,’ WeeklyTech, April 12, 2021.

Op-ed: ‘Labour is wrong to reject religious conservatives,’ The Times, April 9, 2021.

Op-ed: ‘COVID CASE: The lesson of the government’s defeat on churches? Covid restrictions should be guided by love not fear,’ The Herald, April 1, 2021.

Interview: ‘New Books Network – James Eglinton,’ New Books Network, March 17, 2021.

Article: ‘Bavinck on Race, Theology, and Experience,’ United? We Pray, March 16, 2021.

Interview: ‘Reformers Bookcast: James Eglinton (Bavinck: A Critical Biography),’ Reformers Bookcast, March 16, 2021.

Interview: ‘Das Vermächtnis Herman Bavincks – ein Interview,’ Evangelium21, March 8, 2021.

Interview: ‘‘Bavinck: A Critical Biography,’ with Dr. James Eglinton,’ Mere Fidelity, Feb. 20, 2021.

Interview: ‘Herman Bavinck / Dr. James Eglinton,’ Canon Calls, Feb. 16, 2021.

Interview: ‘The Legacy of Herman Bavinck with Dr. James Eglinton,’ The New Geneva, Feb. 14, 2021.

Interview: ‘Can we trust the God of our fathers? James Eglinton and Matthew Barrett,’ Credo Podcast, Feb. 10, 2021.

Interview: ‘Pilgrim Faith Episode 26: Interpreting Herman Bavinck / James Eglinton,’ Pilgrim Faith, Feb. 8, 2021.

Article: ‘Hechte vriendschap ondanks grote kloof in geloof en religie,’ Protestants Nederland, Feb. 2021.

Interview: ‘Herman Bavinck was orthodoxe calvinist én moderne wetenschapper,’ Protestants Nederland, Feb. 2021.

Article: ‘Bavinck’s Views on Women,’, Jan. 19, 2021.

Article: ‘Reforming Sports: Herman Bavinck on ‘Sportmania’,’ Faith and Sports, Dec. 16, 2020.

Interview: ‘Is theology theological? Herman Bavinck answers,’ The Credo Podcast, Nov. 24, 2020.

Interview: ‘Who is Herman Bavinck & What is the Organic Motif? w/Dr. James Eglinton,’ Parker’s Pensées, Nov. 19, 2020.

Interview: ‘Episode 30: Bavinck on America with Dr. James Eglinton, Part 2,’ Bavcast, Nov. 10, 2020.

Interview: ‘Episode 29: Bavinck on America with Dr. James Eglinton, Part 1,’ Bavcast, Nov. 3, 2020.

Coverage: ‘“Openheid Bavinck gaf geen rustig en gemakkelijk leven,”‘ Reformatorisch Dagblad, Oct. 31, 2020.

Interview: ‘Bavinck: orthodox, calvinist én modern,’ with Klaas van der Zwaag, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Oct. 23, 2010.

Interview: ‘Bavinck: A Critical Biography,’ Mortification of Spin, Oct. 14, 2020.

Interview: ‘A Critical Biography of Herman Bavinck,’ Reformed Forum, Oct. 8, 2020.

Interview: ‘Faculty Podcast – Episode 29: The Life and Thought of H. Bavinck,’ Reformed Theological Seminary Washington Faculty Podcast, Oct. 6, 2020.

Interview: ‘Baker Academic interviews James Eglinton, author of Bavinck,’ Baker Academic Fall Author Video Series, Sept. 30, 2020.

Interview: ‘The Greatest Modern Reformed Theologian,’ Life & Books & Everything, Sept. 30, 2020.

Interview: ‘Celebrating the legacy of Herman Bavinck: An interview with James Eglinton,’ The Gospel Coalition, Sept. 29, 2020.

Article: ‘Why Does Bavinck Need a New Biography?,’ Credo Magazine, Sept. 4, 2020.

Interview: ‘James Eglinton: A Discussion on “Herman Bavinck: A Critical Biography”,’ The Laymen’s Lounge, Sept. 3, 2020.

Op-ed: ‘When it comes to free speech, it’s time to go Dutch,’ The Times, Aug. 11, 2020.

Interview on Gaelic Medium Education, ‘Ceistean phàrantan mu sgoil ùr Dhùn Èideann,’ BBC, Feb. 5, 2020.

Interview on Gaelic Medium Education: ‘Aithris na Maidne,’ BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, Feb. 5, 2020.

Op-ed: ‘Let’s say no to a state education that is funded by gambling,’ The Herald, Jan. 23, 2020.

Article: ‘Faith and abortion are a tricky mix for modern politicians,’ The Times, July 12, 2019.

Interview on blasphemy laws, ‘Good Morning Scotland,’ BBC Radio Scotland, Dec. 22, 2018.

Article: ‘Populism or Progressivism: Who Knows Best?,’ Christianity Today, Nov. 20, 2018.

Article: ‘James Eglinton: The Scottish Government must stop trying to be our parliamentary parent,’ The Herald, Nov. 3, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘A liberal society must leave room for religious belief,’ The Times, Nov. 1, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Bigotry campaign is seriously flawed,’ The Herald, Oct. 13, 2018.

Article: ‘Who is my digital neighbour?,’ Christianity Today, Aug. 20, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Spare children from existential heavy lifting,’ The Times, Aug. 8, 2018.

Interview: ‘Pastor Herman Bavinck Podcast,’ Place for Truth, July 30, 2018.

Article: ‘Can Preachers Make an Impact in a Post-Christian World?,’ Christianity Today, July 13, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘The modern young are uncritical about abortion in society,’ The Times, June 13, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘What does euthanasia mean for those who want to live?,’ The Herald, May 17, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Facebook wants to play God but users are losing faith,’ The Times, April 11, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Even for Hawking science couldn’t explain everything,’ The Times, March 27, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Kirk should not be debasing the act of giving,’ The Herald, March 24, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘A ‘New Puritanism’? Those who sneer at #MeToo could stand to learn from the Puritans,’ ABC Religion & Ethics, March 2, 2018.

Article: ‘Dr James Eglinton: The genius of evangelical preacher Billy Graham,’ The Herald, Feb. 24, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Beware the reality TV politicians, they aren’t all they seem,’ The Times, Feb. 14, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Automation raises big questions about the value of work,’ The Times, Jan. 30, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Keeping Sundays as a day of rest is not just about religion,’ The Times, Jan. 15, 2018.

Op-ed: ‘Church is a great escape from the modern Christmas,’ The Times, Dec. 18, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘James Eglinton: Why Gaelic speakers talk about God in English,’ The Scotsman, Dec. 7, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘Morality, not legality, should be the last word on the Paradise Papers,’ The Herald, Nov. 15, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘Hollywood needs a reformation after Weinstein scandal,’ The Times, Oct. 31, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘Have faith in our right to religious expression,’ The Times, Sept. 22, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘Society’s growing fractures will turn us back to religion,’ The Times, Sept. 6, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘Survey has a worrying message for the Kirk,’ The Herald, July 15, 2017.

Op-ed: ‘Farron should just put his theological belief out in public,’ The Times, April 28, 2017.

Interview: ‘Vieren van kerst in opkomst in Schotse kerken,’ by Albert-Jan Regterschot, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Dec. 26, 2016.

Interview: ‘Liever geen christelijke zuil,’ by Wim Houtman, Nederlands Dagblad, 26th Oct. 26, 2013.

Interview: ‘Schotse theoloog dr. James Eglinton specialiseerde zich in Bavinck,’ by Albert-Jan Regterschot, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Oct. 3, 2013.

Inteview: ‘Met Bavinck de wereld in,’ by Albert-Jan Regterschot, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Sept. 26, 2013.

Coverage in article: ‘Kamper onderzoeker lector in Edinburgh,’ Nederlands Dagblad, Sept. 10, 2013.

Quoted in article: ‘Gospel-coalitie wil cultuur veranderen,’ by Gerard ter Horst, Nederlands Dagblad, April 9, 2013.

Article: ‘The Celebrity Funeral and Modern Priestcraft,’ Modern Reformation, Aug. 30, 2012.

Televised interview (Gaelic): BBC Alba, ‘Alleluia!’ Series 2, Episode 10 (first broadcast Monday Nov. 26, 2012, BBC Alba; broadcast regularly since then in televised form on BBC Alba and radio form on BBC Radio nan Gàidheil)

Article: ‘Nederlandse inspiratie voor Tim Keller,’ Nederlands Dagblad, July 11, 2011.

Interview: ‘James Eglinton: Schotse calvinisten keken op tegen Nederlanders,’ by Evert van Vlastuin, Reformatorisch Dagblad, May 13, 2011.

Interview: ‘Vol zelfvertrouwen door Bavinck,’ by Gerard ter Horst, Nederlands Dagblad, Feb. 17, 2011.

Interview: ‘Dr. Eglinton gepromoveerd op Bavinck,’ by Klaas van der Zwaag, Reformatorisch Dagblad, Dec. 3, 2010.