CAMBRIDGE PAPERS

Academic Freedom by Tom Simpson

Academic Freedom by Tom Simpson

By Tom Simpson The right, without constriction by prescribed doctrine, to freedom of teaching and discussion, freedom in carrying out research and disseminating and publishing the results thereof, freedom to express freely their opinion about the institution or system in which they work, freedom from institutional censorship. UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching […]

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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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BLOG

The Church, Robotics and AI: Conference Report

The Church, Robotics and AI: Conference Report

by Charlee New, 12th July 2018 On 29th June, we took part in a national conference called ‘For the Sake of the Future: The church, robotics and AI’ organised by CARE. Over 250 church leaders, Christians in industry, students and others came together at the British Library to explore the theological, social and practical implications […]

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Not the Last Word: Seeking a Confederal Europe

Not the Last Word: Seeking a Confederal Europe

by Jonathan Tame, Thursday 5th July 2018 Brexit is not the last word on Britain’s relationship with other European countries. And nor is it the only agenda on the table. The Christian calling to love our neighbour as ourselves doesn’t stop at political, geographical or ethnic boundaries, as Jesus indicates in the parable of the […]

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Printing and Painting

Printing and Painting

by Philip S. Powell, 28th June 2018 The blog-post is a sequel to my previous post on Scripture and Sculpture. At the mid-point of the fifteenth century there were only a few thousand books in all of Europe. These were hand-copied by skilled scholars and the books were mostly kept in university libraries away from […]

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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

Engage news magazine – July 2018

Engage news magazine – July 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 July 2018 edition are: Learning to Love Leviticus Profile: Lord Michael Farmer Sculpture Exhibition Digital Resources New Cambridge Paper Blog […]

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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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REPORTS & ARTICLES

Learning to Love Leviticus and the Ban on Mixed-Fibre Clothing

Learning to Love Leviticus and the Ban on Mixed-Fibre Clothing

by Guy Brandon We’re starting a new series for Engage Magazine on the laws found in Leviticus. Variously considered to be irrelevant, outrageous or just plain weird, Christians often struggle to make sense of the Levitical laws. Guy Brandon starts the series with a fresh look at the ban on mixed-fibre clothing. ‘Do not wear […]

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Lord Michael Farmer: Christian influence in the world

Lord Michael Farmer: Christian influence in the world

by Charlee New Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom… Make us glad for as many days as you have afflicted us… Establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands. (Psalm 90:12, 15, 17) Michael Farmer is the co-founder of one of […]

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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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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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