Tag: Humanity

Christianity – the true humanism by Jon Thompson

Christianity – the true humanism by Jon Thompson

This paper argues that Christianity is the most coherent form of humanism. By contrast, secular humanism is historically and philosophically dependent upon Christianity’s view of the human person.

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Enhancing humans or a new creation? by Denis Alexander

Enhancing humans or a new creation? by Denis Alexander

Summary Enhancement involves giving abilities integral to the body beyond those we would normally consider a human to possess. Transhumanism is an influential philosophy based on human autonomy in which enhancement technologies play a central role. This paper summarises transhumanism, describes the scope of current enhancing technologies, and provides a Christian critique, presenting the biblical […]

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Insight: How the Bible challenges our environmental practices by Jonathan Burnside

Insight: How the Bible challenges our environmental practices by Jonathan Burnside

In this two minute video clip, Dr Jonathan Burnside considers how the Bible’s teaching about our relationship with the environment should challenge some of our modern practices.

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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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Women, Men and the nature of God: Equality but not symmetry, by Michael Ovey

Women, Men and the nature of God: Equality but not symmetry, by Michael Ovey

  Summary Presuppositions matter in any debate. This chapter looks at a presupposition sometimes held in the debate over women’s ordination, that God could not by his nature restrict certain roles in churches to men. In the light of the relationship between God the Father and God the Son, it will argue that this presupposition […]

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