Tag: Leviticus

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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Beyond Individualism

Beyond Individualism

Jubilee Centre Events, May 2010 At our conference on 15th May, a variety of speakers helped us consider the search for relational hope in the 21st century. The conference was opened by politics professor and pastor Dale Kuehne, for whom Perry Miller’s phrase ‘Standing on the threshold of an inconceivable age’ encapsulates what it is […]

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Leviticus on sex: it might just matter today

Leviticus on sex: it might just matter today

Christopher Ash, December 2003 At the consecration of ‘the gay bishop’ Gene Robinson, protesters held up placards quoting from Leviticus 18 and 20. How does the average newspaper reader respond? With a scornful curl of the lip or a disdainful shrug of the shoulders. ‘How absurd to quote an obscure verse from a backwater of […]

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