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Biblical thinking and Scottish independence

'Should Scotland be an independent country?' This is the question voters in Scotland will answer on 18th September. Turnout for the referendum that will decide whether Scotland secedes from the Union it entered with the rest of the UK in 1707 is expected to be as high as 90 percent. At the time of writing,...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 11 April 2014   No comments

Keywords: Government & Foreign Affairs,

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Vacancy for Supporter Relations Administrator

We are looking for someone to work 25-30 hours/week and join our team in Cambridge (photo). The Administrator will build good relationships with donors and supporters of Jubilee Centre, maintain accurate records on our database and provide primary bookkeeping support to our accounts office.Click to view...

Jonathan Tame   Posted: 10 April 2014   No comments

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God and Government - Cornelis van Dam

A book review by guest contributor, John Petley. The Jubilee Centre receives a particular mention in this volume by Emeritus Professor of Old Testament at the Canadian Reformed Theological Seminary in Hamilton, Ontario.Evangelical Christian involvement in politics is making a slow and rather erratic...

John Petley   Posted: 26 February 2014   No comments

Keywords: Government & Foreign Affairs,

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The Rescue Mission - book review

"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. I had not expected an overview of the Bible to grab...

Auriel Schluter   Posted: 18 November 2013   No comments

Keywords: Christianity & Religion,

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Debt Slaves: Jubilee Centre on Threads

We all know when debt becomes a problem, whether it's in our personal lives or in the global financial system. It's when you can't pay it back. But what about the routine, manageable debt that's a part of everyday life? The kind we take on without really thinking about it?Read more on our guest article...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 7 November 2013   No comments

Keywords: Finance & the Economy,

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Assessing the government's new immigration bill

On the 10th October, the Coalition government introduced a new immigration bill, with its main aim of tackling illegal immigration. It aims to make it easier to identify illegal immigrants by extending powers to search for passports, to examine fingerprints and to implement embarkation controls. The...

Andrew Scott   Posted: 14 October 2013   1 comment

Keywords: Government & Foreign Affairs,

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Welcome to Capitalism: Privatising Royal Mail

A lot of people are going to win big from today's privatisation of Royal Mail, and a lot are going to lose out. The share offering has been hugely oversubscribed, with a 'wall of money' chasing the limited number of shares available. The result? A big spike in the price when the shares went on sale earlier...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 11 October 2013   No comments

Keywords: Finance & the Economy,

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Faith in the future conference in Cambridge on 14th September

Faith in the future: Biblical thinking for public life Saturday 14th September 9.30 am to 1.00 pm in Cambridge A conference to mark the Jubilee Centre's 30th anniversary features these speakers: Prof Julian Rivers: 'Human rights and human dignity: unmasking the Trojan horse' Dr Paul Mills: 'The...

Jonathan Tame   Posted: 16 July 2013   2 comments

Keywords: Christianity & Religion, Finance & the Economy, Worldviews & Culture,

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Why marriage is (and isn't) the point

There's a great blog post on the Q Ideas website by one of our collaborators, Dale Kuehne, on 'Why Marriage Is (And Isn't) The Point'.Dale's outstanding book, Sex and the iWorld, explores the deficiencies of what he calls the 'iWorld' - our default worldview of postmodern individualism - and what happens...

Guy Brandon   Posted: 3 July 2013   1 comment

Keywords: Sex & Families,

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'Vertical Libraries' exhibition launch 10th July

The renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan will be in Cambridge on 10th and 11th July for an event to open an exhibition of his works in the 12th century Round Church.'Vertical Libraries' is a series of his sculptures that explore the interface between books - the published word - and the soul or spirit...

Jonathan Tame   Posted: 22 June 2013   No comments

Keywords: Worldviews & Culture,

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