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Where Next? The future of the Jubilee Centre by Jonathan Tame

Where Next?  The future of the Jubilee Centre by Jonathan Tame

Executive Director of the Jubilee Centre Jonathan Tame outlines the two central ideas underpinning all of Jubilee Centre’s work: the comprehensive biblical vision for society, recently summarised in the Jubilee Roadmap, and the framework of Relational Thinking for translating the biblical vision into the secular context and language of the 21st century. Listen online or […]

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The rise of the new slavery: battling debt in the 21st century by Paul Mills

The rise of the new slavery: battling debt in the 21st century by Paul Mills

Economist Paul Mills outlines the effects of our high levels of public, corporate and private debt, exploring the idea that debt is a form of slavery with consequences that far outstrip its advantages of bringing forward future spending power. This lecture was given at the Jubilee Centre’s 30th anniversary on 14th September 2013. Listen online […]

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Life begins at 30: taking Jubilee thinking from preparation to impact by Michael Schluter

Life begins at 30: taking Jubilee thinking from preparation to impact by Michael Schluter

Jubilee Centre Founder and Life President Michael Schluter speaks about the charity’s origins and history, its changing role and potential future impact as it looks forward to the next 30 years. Listen online or download the audio version here: Listen to this episode

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Human Rights and human dignity: unmasking the Trojan horse by Julian Rivers

Human Rights and human dignity: unmasking the Trojan horse by Julian Rivers

Jurisprudence professor Julian Rivers persuasively argues that postmodern values are in danger of subverting our understanding of human dignity. This is creating a ‘Trojan horse’ which insinuates a deceptive ideology into public life as the basis of human rights. Listen online or download the audio version here: Listen to this episode

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Hope in dark times – avoiding financial upheaval by Keith Tondeur

Hope in dark times – avoiding financial upheaval by Keith Tondeur

Keith Tondeur OBE, President and Founder of the financial education charity Credit Action, examines the question of where our ‘treasure’ lies and how we live our lives. He challenges us to show love to others, especially the marginalised, through our financial stewardship. This lecture was presented at the Jubilee Centre’s ‘Forgive Us Our Debts?’ conference […]

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The debt-free RISER: a new method of house purchase by Matthew Gray

The debt-free RISER: a new method of house purchase by Matthew Gray

Matthew Gray, an Independent Financial Advisor and church leader, has developed a relational alternative to a mortgage for house buyers and investors. He explains how it works and the difference it can make to Christian families, local investors and churches, thereby providing an example for wider society.  This lecture was presented at the Jubilee Centre’s […]

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A lost decade 2010-20? The financial crisis and the choices ahead by Paul Mills

A lost decade 2010-20? The financial crisis and the choices ahead by Paul Mills

Dr Paul Mills, senior economist with a global financial institution, explores the causes and consequences of the economic crisis in the Eurozone and Britain; he outlines how we can think biblically about these macro issues and understand better what needs to change.  This lecture was presented at the Jubilee Centre’s ‘Forgive Us Our Debts?’ conference […]

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Economic renewal: building a relational economy by Michael Schluter

Economic renewal: building a relational economy by Michael Schluter

Dr Michael Schluter CBE, former economics consultant to the World Bank, lays out an alternative approach to finance, based on the central biblical theme of good and right relationships. This lecture was presented at the Jubilee Centre’s ‘Forgive Us Our Debts?’ conference in Cambridge on 22nd September 2012.   Listen to this episode  

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The Big Society: from Biblical Israel to Secular Britain by Guy Brandon

The Big Society: from Biblical Israel to Secular Britain by Guy Brandon

From our 2011 Big Society and the Church conference, Dr Guy Brandon, Senior Researcher at Jubilee Centre and author of our report ‘The Big Society in Context: A means to what end?’ brings lessons from biblical Israel for our complex society. Listen to this episode

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Christian involvement in the Big Society: a means to what end? by Daniel Strange

Christian involvement in the Big Society: a means to what end? by Daniel Strange

From our 2011 Big Society and the Church conference, Dr Daniel Strange, author of the Jubilee Centre’s 2005 Cambridge Paper ‘Co-belligerence and common grace’ and lecturer in Culture, Religion and Public Theology at Oak Hill Theological College considers whether the ‘Big Society’ is the right sort of opportunity for the Church. Listen to this episode

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Thinking Relationally about everything by Michael Schluter

Thinking Relationally about everything by Michael Schluter

Michael Schluter starts the 2010 series of three London Lectures by ‘Thinking Relationally about Everything’ Listen to this episode

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Thinking Relationally about Finance by Paul Mills

Thinking Relationally about Finance by Paul Mills

Paul Mills continues the 2010 series of three London Lectures by ‘Thinking Relationally about Finance’ Listen to this episode

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Thinking Relationally about Justice by Jonathan Burnside

Thinking Relationally about Justice by Jonathan Burnside

Author of God Justice and Society, Jonathan Burnside concludes the 2010 series of three London Lectures by ‘Thinking Relationally about Justice’.

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Anti-Christian Law and Christian Citizenship by Julian Rivers

Anti-Christian Law and Christian Citizenship by Julian Rivers

Extending his Cambridge Paper ‘Three principles for Christian citizens’, Professor Julian Rivers considers the ways in which recent legal developments express a view of the nature and purpose of law which is anti-Christian. It seeks to explore the deeper causes behind the recent spate of legal problems affecting Christians and considers what the proper response […]

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The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

Developing ideas from the Cambridge Paper ‘Risk, reward and responsibility’, Michael Schluter & Jonathan Rushworth consider the strengths and weaknesses of current company structures and their responsibilities to those who rely on them for their well-being. They outline an alternative model and describe a proposal for a charter which could be adopted by companies.   […]

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The Economic Crisis: A Biblical Diagnosis and Foundation for Recovery by Paul Mills

The Economic Crisis: A Biblical Diagnosis and Foundation for Recovery by Paul Mills

International economist Paul Mills begins by tracing some of the characteristics of the recent financial crisis, before presenting a biblical diagnosis of the crisis and a biblical model for finance.   Listen to this episode    

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Welfare Priorities by John Ashcroft

Welfare Priorities by John Ashcroft

Welfare can be defined in terms of the problems to be overcome or in terms of outcomes. How we deal with it is determined by the size and role of the state, relationships between citizens, and has an impact on relational choices and incentives. Biblical teaching presents a number of challenges and implications.   Listen […]

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More on Building a Relational Church by Gordon Dalzell

More on Building a Relational Church by Gordon Dalzell

In this second of two talks, pastor Gordon Dalzell asks what we need to do in order to build relational churches and considers the impact of church life on social reform.   Listen to this episode    

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Family matters: Biblical norms and contemporary issues by Michael Schluter

Family matters: Biblical norms and contemporary issues by Michael Schluter

This talk by Michael Schluter was recorded at the Sigapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015.   Listen to this episode

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Christianity as a Relational Religion by Michael Schluter

Christianity as a Relational Religion by Michael Schluter

This talk by Michael Schluter was recorded at the Singapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015. Listen to this episode  

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