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Engage news magazine – October 2017

Engage news magazine – October 2017

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 October 2017 edition are: Deceptively Simple: Reflections on salt and light Adam and Eve: Feet of clay Online Public Leadership Course […]

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Engage news magazine – July 2017

Engage news magazine – July 2017

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 2017 edition are: Amos the Unprofessional 95 Theses for Today – progress update Feedback from the Public Leadership course […]

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Engage news magazine – April 2017

Engage news magazine – April 2017

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 2017 edition are: The Legacy of the Reformation Biblical Biographies: The Rich Young Ruler The Enduring Power of Vocation […]

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Campaign to create ’95 theses for today’

Campaign to create ’95 theses for today’

95 Ways to Change the World in 2017 To mark the 500th anniversary of Luther’s 95 theses, the Jubilee Centre has launched a campaign to crowdsource a set of new theses for today – or ’95 ways to change the world’. Christians who want to see the gospel transforming society and culture are invited to […]

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Engage – January 2017

Engage – January 2017

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 January 2017 edition are: Jonah: the Bible’s best and worst evangelist Reform or revolution event: unlocking the power of biblical law […]

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Review of ‘The Evil That Men Do’ by Marcus Paul

Review of ‘The Evil That Men Do’ by Marcus Paul

The Evil That Men Do: Faith, Injustice and the Church, by Marcus Paul Reviewed by guest contributor, Luke Tame. Described by celebrated Oxford apologist and author Dr Michael Green as “a fascinating and frank re-evaluation of the impact of the Christian faith on society”, Marcus Paul’s comprehensive guide to the modern day battle over Christianity’s […]

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Reform or revolution? conference on 25th Feb 2017

Reform or revolution? conference on 25th Feb 2017

  A day conference in Cambridge with Jonathan Burnside. We are living in revolutionary times. The political ideals of liberal democracy seem to be failing, while the economic system based around financial capitalism is losing legitimacy fast. How might Christians respond? As ostriches, burying our heads in the sand as we pray for Jesus’ speedy […]

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Engage – October 2016

Engage – October 2016

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 October 2016 edition are: Judas: frustrated revolutionary or just in it for the money? Reformation 2017: marking the 500th anniversary […]

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Reformation2017

Reformation2017

Reformation2017 is a year-long initiative that seeks to capture the creative legacy of the Reformation which was set in motion when Martin Luther published his 95 theses five centuries ago.  It includes a range of events and conferences; a sculpture exhibition depicting the five ‘sola’s of the Reformation; a set of new research publications; and […]

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Engage – July 2016

Engage – July 2016

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 2016 edition are: Leah: unexpected matriarch Events programme highlights The Resilient Business report and launch Farewell to […]

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Book review: Divine Sex by Jonathan Grant

Book review: Divine Sex by Jonathan Grant

Divine Sex by Jonathan Grant (Brazos 2015) Review by Tim Johns ‘Christian Faith and secular culture exist in complex interrelationship’… Grant explains the Church’s need to recontextualise a biblical understanding of sex and marriage, in order to regain its authority and effectiveness as a ‘counterformative’ community. He provides a comprehensive framework through Genesis and Aristotle’s […]

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Engage special: EU Referendum

Engage special: EU Referendum

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 special April 2016 issue of Engage include: Introducing the referendum The big issEU Book recommendation: God and the […]

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EU Referendum resources

EU Referendum resources

Jubilee Centre has been providing a range of resources for thinking biblically about General Elections since 2005, especially the Votewise series of books published by SPCK. Our approach is not to advise people which way to vote, but instead to offer comment and reflection on how to evaluate the issues and policy options from a […]

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Introducing the Relational Proximity Framework

Introducing the Relational Proximity Framework

Over the last 25 years, the Jubilee Centre and the Relational organisations launched from it have been developing a method for describing and analysing relationships.  The need for this arose originally as we sought to address public policy questions from a relational perspective, following Jesus’ teaching that God’s intentions for all of life centre on […]

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Christian Social Reformer event – Monday 7th March – Cambridge

Christian Social Reformer event – Monday 7th March – Cambridge

Who: our guest speaker is Dr Peter Heslam (Director, Transforming Business) What: A presentation followed by discussion about Christian Social Reformer Abraham Kuyper When:  Monday 7th March (7pm-8:30pm) Where: The Jubilee Lounge (at Jubilee Centre’s office – 59 St Andrew’s Street, CB2 3BZ) This is the first in a new series of events from the Jubilee Centre designed […]

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Engage – January 2016

Engage – January 2016

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 January 2016 issue of Engage include: Caesar: Cash is king What makes a business Christian? Relational Companies consultation […]

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Jubilee Lounge opens

Jubilee Lounge opens

The Jubilee Lounge is a place with a purpose: to serve a network of Members in Cambridge and beyond who want to explore how the Bible addresses issues in public life and work towards biblical social transformation. It provides the hub for a growing network of people who want to connect their faith with their […]

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Engage – October 2015

Engage – October 2015

Engage is Jubilee Centre’s quarterly news and comment, mailed out to over 4,000 people. The contents of the October issue include: Faithfulness in the book of Ruth Jubilee blog highlights The Jubilee Lounge Biblical Foundations for Public Leadership course A gift of God: Introducing our new Cambridge Paper Biblical thinking on the front line of […]

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God, Justice and Society – an extended review

God, Justice and Society – an extended review

By David Instone Brewer Review of Jonathan Burnside, God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible (OUP 2010) This brick-sized book of 540 closely argued pages seeks to discover links between modern western law and the legislation of the Old Testament. It succeeds in comparing these ancient and modern legal systems […]

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Jubilee Centre’s new home

Jubilee Centre’s new home

Jubilee Centre relocated in July 2015 following the sale of Jubilee House, which has housed our offices in a residential part of Cambridge for the past 29 years. Our move to the centre of the city offers us two strategic advantages: Firstly, the proximity to the Cambridge colleges and city centre churches will bring us […]

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