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It’s not fair!

Justice... or mercy?'A future fair for all.' 'Building a fairer Britain.' 'We're all in this together.' Since the scale of the economic challenges facing the country became clearer in the run-up to the last election, the question has repeatedly arisen: who will suffer most when times are tough? Each...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 8 January 2013   6 comments

Keywords: Government & Foreign Affairs,

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Shifting values at the BBC

The woeful troubles at the BBC coincide with its 90th anniversary this week. Shoddy journalism, failure of governance and poor judgment have left the public reputation of the BBC in tatters. More than that, the moral standards of programming seem to keep falling. In the light of this, it's sobering to...

Jonathan Tame   Posted: 13 November 2012   1 comment

Keywords: Worldviews & Culture,

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The Puzzle of Suffering: part II

This is the second in a two-part series on suffering, unpacking a relational approach to apologetics - or, as we argue, to 'categorics'. You can read the first part here. If you have enjoyed this then please like/share it on Facebook and leave a comment.Part II: The three problems of sufferingThere are...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 5 November 2012   No comments

Keywords: Worldviews & Culture,

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The Puzzle of Suffering: part I

This two-part post on suffering is hopefully a new way of sharing material with our supporters and wider readers, allowing (and encouraging) them to contribute to works-in-progress and help shape new and developing ideas. It also introduces the idea of 'Categorics': a pro-active critique of our culture's...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 30 October 2012   6 comments

Keywords: Worldviews & Culture,

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Facebook feed - now working again

Apologies for the problems you may have noticed with our Facebook feed. Hopefully these are now fixed and updates will once again appear on our Facebook page. Do take a look at Julian Rivers' latest Cambridge Paper on same-sex marriage if you haven't already, and let us know what you think.Thank you...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 22 October 2012   No comments

Keywords: Science & Technology,

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Forgive us our debts: Jubilee Centre conferences

The two conferences were well attended on Saturday, with more than 100 people gathering at Christ Church in Cambridge to hear a range of presentations on biblical perspectives about debt and finance. In the morning, Michael Schluter gave an overview of the Bible's approach to the economy, then Paul Mills...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 24 September 2012   9 comments

Keywords: Finance & the Economy,

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London 2012: a question of image

It will come as no surprise that an event that showcases the best of the best from around the world should be subject to such high expectations. Olympic athletes have trained rigorously for many hours a day, week in, week out, for many years: a quest for perfection that culminates in a four-yearly opportunity...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 3 August 2012   No comments

Keywords: Worldviews & Culture,

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Jubilee Handbook

 A biblical roadmap for the 21st centuryThe 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...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 26 June 2012   2 comments

Keywords: Crime & Justice, Finance & the Economy, Government & Foreign Affairs, Sex & Families, Worldviews & Culture,

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After Capitalism

The period of relative calm surrounding the future of the Euro abruptly came to an end last week. Francois Hollande was elected as the next president of France, replacing Nicolas Sarkozy. The change represented a shift away from austerity towards an emphasis on growth, something the markets have read...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 15 May 2012   No comments

Keywords: Finance & the Economy,

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Respond to Equal Marriage Consultation; Petition Reaches 500,000

The Coalition for Marriage's (C4M) petition to retain the traditional definition of marriage in the face of the goverment's plans to redefine it has attracted more than 500,000 signatures since it was launched in February.You can now feed back to the government on its consultation using the web forms...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 9 May 2012   2 comments

Keywords: Sex & Families,

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