Tag: Christianity

Forming a Christian mind

Forming a Christian mind

by Guy Brandon Following our Forming a Christian Mind Conference last weekend, here is a transcript of the introductory talk by Guy Brandon. The beginning of Wisdom Good afternoon, my name is Guy Brandon and I’ve worked as a researcher and writer for the Jubilee Centre for around 7 years now. As a little bit […]

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Belief in Doctors?

Belief in Doctors?

by John Hayward Dr Richard Scott is appealling against a formal warning from the General Medical Council for suggesting a patient could find solace in Jesus, following a complaint made by the patient’s mother. The GMC’s guidance is clear that doctors should not normally discuss their personal beliefs with patients ‘unless those beliefs are directly […]

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Has Easter lost its religious meaning?

Has Easter lost its religious meaning?

by John Hayward It’s certainly the case that society is far more commercialised than in the past, I told the local radio station this morning, when asked the above question. As the Jubilee Centre’s book on living an ethical lifestyle notes, we seem to know the price of everything but the value of nothing. However, […]

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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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The hidden dimension

The hidden dimension

Michael Schluter, September 2004 When on holiday at the Kenyan coast this summer I went snorkelling inside the reef. Under the water is another world, where a whole host of sea creatures live in and around the coral: multicoloured fish, sea-slugs and snails, eels and scorpion fish. Looking from the cliffs you see the different […]

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The relationships option

The relationships option

Michael Schluter, March 2003 In the first of a regular column, the Chairman of the Jubilee Centre and the Relationships Foundation explains why you should read his new book The R Option, co-authored with David Lee. As I’m fond of saying, ‘Christianity is a relational religion’. What does that mean? Unlike Eastern religions where the […]

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Can science explain everything? Scientific Naturalism and the death of Science by Denis Alexander

Can science explain everything? Scientific Naturalism and the death of Science by Denis Alexander

  Summary Scientific naturalism is the view that only scientific knowledge is reliable and that science can, in principle, explain everything. This chapter surveys the inherent weaknesses in this philosophy, illustrated by the naturalistic attempt to extract ethics from biology. Different Christian responses to naturalism are considered. It is argued that the Christian worldview provides […]

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