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Engage – July 2015

Engage – July 2015

Engage is Jubilee Centre’s quarterly news and comment, mailed out to over 4,000 people. The contents of the July issue include: Joseph: Any economic plan will do? Relational Thinking Network international conference 2015 How can local churches change the debate on immigration in Britain? Thinking Biblically About… ten timely topics ‘Here I Stand’ – introducing […]

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Weighing up the consequences of unsustainable national debt

Weighing up the consequences of unsustainable national debt

Weighing up the consequences of our unsustainable national debt: come and hear Dr Paul Mills’ penetrating analysis of the national debt crisis and its consequences for future generations. How should Christians respond?

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Engage – April 2015

Engage – April 2015

Engage is Jubilee Centre’s quarterly newsletter, mailed out to over 4,000 people. The contents of the April issue include: Anger, insult and humour Jubilee blog highlights It’s almost time to vote wise! Immigration and Justice Serving the Secular University – introducing our new Cambridge Paper Bible & Biodiversity event review Building a relational European society […]

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Engage – January 2015

Engage – January 2015

Engage is Jubilee Centre’s quarterly newsletter, mailed out to over 4,000 people. The contents of the January issue include: What manner of hope?  Preparing for whatever 2015 holds Weighing in on Obesity – our latest ‘thinking aloud’ piece Thinking Biblically About… Sunday – the second of our TBA series of pamphlets Votewise 2015 book launch […]

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Sir Fred Catherwood

Sir Fred Catherwood

By Michael Schluter Sir Fred Catherwood, who died on November 30th 2014, was a person who knew the Lord well. He was committed to issues of justice and integrity, and lived out what he believed. For me personally, he was a source of inspiration for close to 30 years and gave time and support in […]

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Engage – October 2014

Engage – October 2014

Engage is Jubilee Centre’s quarterly newsletter, which is mailed out to over 4,000 people. The contents of the October issue include: Whose News? A look at what is deemed newsworthy in New Testament times and today Privacy and the State of Surveillance – thinking biblically about the phenomenon of mass data harvesting by governments and […]

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Meet one of our volunteers

Meet one of our volunteers

Second year theology student Georgia Snyder talks about the Jubilee Centre and its relevance to her generation

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Book Review: 3 Theories of Everything by Ellis Potter

Book Review: 3 Theories of Everything by Ellis Potter

Reviewed by Jonathan Tame Former Buddhist monk and jazz musician Ellis Potter seeks to explain three major worldviews today in his masterfully concise book, ‘3 Theories of Everything’. His life was dramatically turned around through meeting Francis Schaeffer, and he ended up working at L’Abri in Switzerland for 15 years.  Now a lecturer, counsellor and […]

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Engage Newsletters

Engage Newsletters

Read the latest research themes and news from the Jubilee Centre.

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Book Review: The Rescue Mission by Pete Atkinson

Book Review: The Rescue Mission by Pete Atkinson

“Tears cascade incessantly from the blood-shot, pain stained eyes of the three friends huddled together…..” Is how Pete Atkinson’s book Rescue Mission begins. I had picked it up off the book table and by the end of page one I was hooked. Read more…

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An Interview with Philip Powell

An Interview with Philip Powell

  How did you first learn about the Jubilee Centre? I still vividly remember the first time I came across a Cambridge Paper back in 2000. I walked into a colleague’s office for a prayer meeting and there was a heavily underlined Cambridge Paper on world order lying on the table. I borrowed the Paper […]

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The Beginning of Wisdom by Guy Brandon

The Beginning of Wisdom by Guy Brandon

I’ve been asked to speak briefly on the subject of forming a Christian mind as an introduction to this conference. I’d like to do that with reference to two things. The first is the Book of Proverbs. Proverbs is about acquiring Wisdom; not in a solely intellectual capacity as we often understand the word, but […]

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Booklet Review: Jubilee Roadmap by Guy Brandon

Booklet Review: Jubilee Roadmap by Guy Brandon

A biblical roadmap for the 21st century The way we think about our culture’s political, economic and social problems is flawed and confused. Society is not made up of distinct elements we can treat in isolation from each other. How we view one idea – the state; property ownership; the economy; the health of our […]

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Book Review: God, Justice and Society by Jonathan Burnside

Book Review: God, Justice and Society 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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Book Review: From Generation to Generation (by Julia Burton) edited by Hannah Petra

Book Review: From Generation to Generation (by Julia Burton) edited by Hannah Petra

This is a transcript of the address given at the start of Pramacare’s conference on 17 May, 2012, celebrating their 30th anniversary. Pramacare generously funded the work on the fully revised and updated edition of From Generation 2 Generation. The book was completed thanks to the involvement of Jonathan Martin, who brought together the Jubilee Centre, […]

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Book Review: Generous Justice by Timothy Keller

Book Review: Generous Justice by Timothy Keller

Reviewed by Mary Brown In Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just, Tim Keller lays out the biblical call to social justice. He presents a clear and convincing biblical exegesis from the Old Testament, especially Leviticus and Deuteronomy, the teachings of Jesus in the gospel accounts, and the practice of the early church as […]

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Debt, Interest and Finance

Debt, Interest and Finance

John Hayward, March 2011 The financial crisis working its way through the US and Europe, mutating as it goes, demonstrates once more the dangers that debt-based finance poses to savers and taxpayers. Our latest Cambridge Paper, The great financial crisis: A biblical diagnosis by Paul Mills, aims to set out a biblically-based alternative to conventional […]

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Unmasking Witchcraft

Unmasking Witchcraft

John Hayward, December 2010 ‘Magic’ and ‘sorcery’ conjure up images of Harry Potter, Disney’s Fantasia, or perhaps Macbeth. However, while modern secular society dismisses witchcraft, Dr Jonathan Burnside explains in our new Cambridge Paper, Covert Power, why we should take witchcraft seriously. From a biblical perspective, magic and divination is what happens when we try […]

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End Times Politics

End Times Politics

John Hayward, September 2010 Eschatology is neither remote nor esoteric, but is highly relevant to Christian living. The ‘last days’ are here, the Messiah is reigning now at the right hand of God the Father, and Christians are to pray (as Jesus famously taught his disciples) for God’s will to be done right here, right […]

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