Tag: Migration

Video on European refugee/migration crisis

Video on European refugee/migration crisis

Safe Haven? Responding to Europe’s refugee/migration crisis ‘Safe Haven?’ is a film by Jubilee Centre and the Christian Political Foundation for Europe which presents both challenges and responses to the European refugee crisis.  It focuses on what needs to be done now (early- to mid-2016) and the vital role which Christians can play. The issues […]

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EU Referendum: Four Big Issues

EU Referendum: Four Big Issues

The renegotiation of the terms of British membership has secured some guarantees, but the reality of the UK’s ‘special status’ in Europe is open to interpretation.[1] Campaigning is well under way and both sides are strident in their arguments. There are Christians in both camps, and good reasons for both positions, but it is almost impossible to separate fact from propaganda. This article aims not to give a simple In/Out answer, but to articulate a biblical framework within which we might start to ask the right questions around four main issues.

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Immigration and Justice

Immigration and Justice

Local churches can be a powerful force to help change the debate on immigration in Britain. Over the last few years, and especially in the run up to the 2015 general election, public opinion has been divided over the impact of immigration on jobs, welfare and social cohesion. Cries of ‘It’s not fair!’ abound on […]

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The Status and Welfare of Immigrants by Jonathan Burnside

The Status and Welfare of Immigrants by Jonathan Burnside

In [the current immigration] debate the biblical worldview can offer wisdom, and principles which challenge our values and prejudices, not just reflect them.  This paper has not sought to provide a thorough analysis of the contemporary debate.  Rather, it looks at how these issues are addressed in the Bible and, in particular, how the nation […]

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