CAMBRIDGE PAPERS

Healing, enhancement and the human future by Denis Alexander

Healing, enhancement and the human future by Denis Alexander

Healing, enhancement and the human future by Denis R Alexander This is a crucial moment in the history of science: a new technology offers the potential to rewrite the script of human life. Carrie Wolinetz and Francis Collins, 2019[1] Summary This Paper reviews some recent examples of genetic engineering and brain science that make human […]

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Pitfalls in combatting persecution by Judd Birdsall

Pitfalls in combatting persecution by Judd Birdsall

A great number of Western Christians have laudably invested their time, money, and energy to confront the massive global challenge of religious persecution. Sadly, their effectiveness has too often been limited or undermined by several common mistakes.

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Redeeming Sport? by Calum Samuelson

Redeeming Sport? by Calum Samuelson

Sport is a distillation of the God-given impulse to play. It is experienced within a microcosm of self-imposed rules, which points beyond itself to a grander reality. This microcosm of sport can lead to various ills if idolised or violated. For Christians especially, sport raises difficult, perennial questions.

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BLOG

Living wisely in uncertain times

Living wisely in uncertain times

by Philip S. Powell, Friday 6th September 2019 A friend of mine recently commented while discussing Brexit that we are living through one of the most tumultuous and uncertain periods in British history. I don’t think this is hyperbole. We are, as a country, facing an unknown and uncertain future as the date (31 October) […]

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Embodied and placed

Embodied and placed

by Jonathan Tame, Thursday 11th July 2019 Do we have a compelling theology of environmental responsibility?  This was the question put to me a few months ago, and since then it’s become all the more pertinent as major protests are being made for urgent action on biodiversity loss, climate change, plastics pollution and more.  Are […]

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Public leaders and the slow formation of character

Public leaders and the slow formation of character

by Mercedes McGuire, 4th July 2019 The currency of formation in the natural world is time – little happens without it. Seedlings grow up to become strong oaks not in years, but over decades and centuries. The strength and reliability of an oak only happens through the process. There is no way to short-circuit this […]

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BOOKLETS

Just Pay: A biblical perspective on the ethics of remuneration

Just Pay: A biblical perspective on the ethics of remuneration

You can buy the 56 page booklet (click the ‘Add to Cart’ button above) or download a free PDF copy:  A CEO is paid hundreds of times more than the ‘everyday workers’ in their own company. The market seems to allow it, but is it morally right? This report proposes a biblical framework for exploring […]

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Artificially Intelligent? The myths, realities and trajectories of AI

Artificially Intelligent? The myths, realities and trajectories of AI

This booklet dispels some of the sensationalism around Artificial Intelligence, asking instead how a fresh understanding of humanity can shape the trajectory of AI development.

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Confederal Europe: Strong Nations, Strong Union

Confederal Europe: Strong Nations, Strong Union

by David John Lee, Paul Mills and Michael Schluter   ‘Confederal Europe – Strong Nations, Strong Union’ is a report produced by our sister organisation, Relational Research and commissioned by Sallux, the research unit of ECPM (one of the 12 European Political Parties represented in the European Parliament). It sets out a vision for a […]

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NEWS & REVIEWS

Brexit Resources

Brexit Resources

We’re committed to a nonpartisan, balanced, biblically-grounded approach to Britain’s departure from the European Union. Brexit is an issue that touches our nation’s political, economic and social life, and can be approached in good conscience from different perspectives which lead to different conclusions. The resources below offer a range of approaches from authors with different […]

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Book Review: The Jubilee – An Impossible Dream?

Book Review: The Jubilee – An Impossible Dream?

Economist Paul Mills reviews Michael Hudson, arguing that the idea of Jubilee is no utopian ideal, but rather has a proven, historic track record.

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Podcast Series: Eating Thoughtfully

Podcast Series: Eating Thoughtfully

Alongside the release of our new book, Thoughtful Eating: A biblical perspective on food, relationships and the environment, we’ve produced a four-part companion podcast series, ‘Eating Thoughtfully’. The podcast series features interviews with some of the leading Christian thinkers and activists on food and the environment, including Ruth Valerio (Director of Global Advocacy, Tearfund), Professor […]

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REPORTS & ARTICLES

How everyday eating impacts creation

How everyday eating impacts creation

by Hannah Eves, Katherine Martin, Andrew Phillips, Peter Redmayne The following is an excerpt from our new research publication Thoughtful Eating: a biblical perspective on food, relationships and the environment, written by the four participants of Jubilee Centre’s SAGE Graduate Programme. Eating is never a solitary act. However, the modern consumer has little understanding of […]

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The meaning of gleaning

The meaning of gleaning

Learning to Love Leviticus #4 by Guy Brandon ‘When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very edges of your field, or gather the gleanings of your harvest. You shall not strip your vineyard bare, or gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the […]

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Thoughtful Eating Resources

Thoughtful Eating Resources

Welcome to our Thoughtful Eating research homepage: here we have gathered together a variety of resources connected to our research, including blogs, recommended resources, and recipes. If you want to know more, or have any questions, let us know by emailing sage@jubilee-centre.org. Contents on this page ‘Thoughtful Eating’ Book Executive summary Podcast Series: ‘Eating Thoughtfully’ Blogs Annual Lecture Resources […]

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BOOKS

Thoughtful Eating by Hannah Eves, Katherine Martin, Andrew Phillips and Peter Redmayne

Thoughtful Eating by Hannah Eves, Katherine Martin, Andrew Phillips and Peter Redmayne

A biblical perspective on food, relationships and the environment Eating is never a solitary act; each meal connects us profoundly to food chains, precious resources, human effort, a global ecology and graced provision. How does the food we eat affect the planet? What is a biblical response to environmental degradation, and how can we eat […]

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Digitally Remastered by Guy Brandon

Digitally Remastered by Guy Brandon

Choose to master technology before it masters you Subtitled ‘A biblical guide to reclaiming your virtual self’, our new book by research director Guy Brandon unpacks the practical and spiritual significance of our technological choices.  The rise and proliferation of communications technologies is arguably the most significant development of the 21st century. The web, social […]

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God, Justice, and Society book by Jonathan Burnside

God, Justice, and Society book by Jonathan Burnside

Any book on Biblical Law that manages to work into its chapter sub-headings the titles of contemporary films, tv programmes and the title of a Pink Floyd track has surely got to be worth a look? God, Justice and Society is written by Dr Jonathan Burnside who is Reader in Biblical Law at Bristol University. […]

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May 31st, 2015