Tag: Crime

God, Justice, and Society book by Jonathan Burnside

God, Justice, and Society book 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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Votewise 2015

Votewise 2015

This reassuring, accessible and enjoyable guide to the 2015 General Election is for Christians who want to make sure their votes count. Published by SPCK in association with the Jubilee Centre, Votewise 2015 explains the main political ideas and buzz phrases that will become central in the next few months, clarifies the issues, and looks at them through a Christian lens. The book concludes by inviting Christian representatives of each of the five main political parties – Conservative, Green, Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP – to explain why they belong to the party they do, and to share their vision for the future.

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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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Isn’t Leviticus irrelevant in today’s society? by Jonathan Burnside

Isn’t Leviticus irrelevant in today’s society? by Jonathan Burnside

Legal scholar Jonathan Burnside makes the case for the continued relevance of Leviticus, from the criminal justice system to the X-factor. To explore further, download Jonathan’s reports Consent versus Community, The status and welfare of immigrants and Relational Justice from the Resources section of this website.

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The relational causes of crime by Jubilee Policy Group

The relational causes of crime by Jubilee Policy Group

  This paper considers the relevance of Relational thinking to an understanding of the causes of crime. Relationships are regarded as a distinct category of social analysis and the natural forum within which societies and individuals strike the balance between choice and obligation. Relational proximity, it is argued, is essential to the good self order […]

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