CAMBRIDGE PAPERS

Integrity by Rodney Green

Integrity by Rodney Green

By Rodney Green Whoever walks in integrity walks securely. Proverbs 10:9 Science can only succeed when it is grounded in integrity. Sir Paul Nurse.[1] Success without integrity means nothing. Hugo Boss.   Summary Knowing to whom we are accountable lies at the heart of integrity. Is it self, public opinion or God? This paper aims […]

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Reimagining social welfare by Jonathan and Luke Tame

Reimagining social welfare by Jonathan and Luke Tame

Reimagining social welfare: Lessons from Geneva’s transformation By Jonathan Tame and Luke Tame   Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.   Zechariah 7:9–10  For consider too the conditions on which God places […]

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Integration, assimilation and British values by Sean Oliver-Dee

Integration, assimilation and British values by Sean Oliver-Dee

This paper proposes a new approach to citizenship in the UK. It tracks the short-term history of how questions of identity, citizenship and ‘Britishness’ were engaged with over the past forty years, whilst highlighting the systemic difficulties encountered when trying to create a sense of common identity, before moving on to analyse the limitations of the very different traditional approaches to inculcating citizenship: integration and assimilation.

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BLOG

The World Cup Dilemma

The World Cup Dilemma

by Calum Samuelson, 21st June 2018 Following the thrilling victory of England over Tunisia earlier this week, we learned that far more Brits watched the match than the recent Royal Wedding. In comparison to the 13.1 million who viewed Harry and Meghan’s nuptials, current stats suggest that more than 21 million cheered on The Three […]

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Student Debt and Intergenerational Justice

Student Debt and Intergenerational Justice

by Jonathan Tame, 15th June 2018 On Sunday I’ll drive to Nottingham to collect my son and his belongings for the last time. He is graduating with a degree in French and History, filled with all kinds of knowledge and ready to begin his first full-time job – in the constituency office of an MP […]

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Making Money: The Swiss Referendum

Making Money: The Swiss Referendum

by Guy Brandon, 6th June 2018 A poll on the 10th June will decide whether Switzerland should change to a ‘sovereign money’ system – effectively abolishing fractional reserve banking. This Sunday, the Swiss will vote on the ‘Vollgeld’ measure, proposed with the intention of making the banking system safer by preventing commercial banks from creating […]

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BOOKLETS

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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Special Offer: The ‘Thinking Biblically About…’ Series

Special Offer: The ‘Thinking Biblically About…’ Series

What does the Bible have to say about contemporary society? We’re pleased to offer, free-of-charge,* this series of 13 pamphlets that provide accessible introductions to biblical perspectives on a range of modern ‘hot topics’—from consumerism, to social media, to surveillance. Concise, thought-provoking and attractively presented, these 8-page pamphlets are invaluable resources for sixth form teachers, […]

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Long Distance Christian series available free online

Long Distance Christian series available free online

The Long Distance Christian series takes an in-depth look at significant issues in society today, analyses them from a biblical perspective, and recommends responses at the individual, organisational and public policy levels. All six of our 10,000 word booklets are now available to read and download for free. Titles in the series: The Jubilee Roadmap: Finding our […]

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NEWS & REVIEWS

The Church, Robotics and AI Conference

The Church, Robotics and AI Conference

Date: 29 June 2018; Venue: The British Library, London; Tickets We’re at the threshold of an unprecedented era of change around the development of artificial intelligence and robotics.  These new technologies are starting to influence almost every area of human activity, and will have major ethical implications. The Jubilee Centre is producing a new research paper […]

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Book Review: The Day the Revolution Began by N.T. Wright

Book Review: The Day the Revolution Began by N.T. Wright

The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion Book Review by Calum Samuelson Since its publication in 2016, this book by N.T. Wright has had ample opportunity to both encourage and frustrate many Christians. Both reactions are understandable and justified. Many excellent reviews have already addressed important factors in this work such […]

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Engage news magazine – April 2018

Engage news magazine – April 2018

Engage is Jubilee Centre’s quarterly news and comment magazine, mailed out to over 4,000 people.  If you would like to receive a copy by post, please let us know using the form here. The contents of the April 2018 edition are: The R Factor in Brexit Life on Mars? Book Review: The Day the Revolution Began by N.T. […]

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REPORTS & ARTICLES

Thinking Critically About AI

Thinking Critically About AI

  Discussion paper by Calum Samuelson This article acts as a second installment in our ongoing thinking about AI and robotics. It seeks primarily to provide clarity and encouragement in the midst of dialogue that seems increasingly confused, contradictory, inaccessible, and provocative. It also aims to generate dialogue and inspire critical thinking. It is neither […]

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Life on Mars?

Life on Mars?

by Guy Brandon  2018 has been billed as the ‘year of digital disruption’, but is there something more fundamental at stake? With the second decade of the 21st century well into its autumn, we might legitimately start to consider what its legacy is going to be. More than what we’re doing or where we’re going, […]

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The Rise of the Machines: Preparing for the revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence

The Rise of the Machines: Preparing for the revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence

  by Josh Parikh Introduction In light of the coming revolution in robotics and artificial intelligence, this discussion paper looks to examine some current trends in robotics and artificial intelligence and the social implications of these trends. The increasing prevalence of news stories on these topics is bringing many of the issues surrounding AI and […]

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BOOKS

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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Jubilee Manifesto by Michael Schluter, John Ashcroft et al.

Jubilee Manifesto by Michael Schluter, John Ashcroft et al.

A framework, agenda and strategy for Christian social reform The definitive statement of Jubilee Centre thinking, Jubilee Manifesto arises from over two decades of serious reflection and practical experience. It presents an alternative to Capitalism, Socialism and other ideologies by identifying relationships as the foundation stone of any society. Ultimately it is the quality of those […]

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May 30th, 2015