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Covert Power: Unmasking the world of witchcraft by Jonathan Burnside

Covert Power: Unmasking the world of witchcraft by Jonathan Burnside

      Summary Is witchcraft real? What do witches think they are doing when they engage in witchcraft? Why does the Bible have so much to say about witchcraft, and how does it apply to the typical Western materialist who doesn’t believe in witchcraft anyway? Witchcraft is often present in society because it expresses […]

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Unmasking Witchcraft

Unmasking Witchcraft

John Hayward, December 2010 ‘Magic’ and ‘sorcery’ conjure up images of Harry Potter, Disney’s Fantasia, or perhaps Macbeth. However, while modern secular society dismisses witchcraft, Dr Jonathan Burnside explains in our new Cambridge Paper, Covert Power, why we should take witchcraft seriously. From a biblical perspective, magic and divination is what happens when we try […]

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The conduct of war: lessons from Deuteronomy 20

The conduct of war: lessons from Deuteronomy 20

Hetty Lalleman, December 2004 Warfare has been part of human life from early times. It is one of the consequences of what happened in Genesis 3 – rebellion against God. The Old Testament is not a book which only contains pious phrases about human beings and God. Of course, God reveals himself in the Bible, […]

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Advanced celebration of mission accomplished

Advanced celebration of mission accomplished

Chris Wright, December 2003 The following is a shortened version of the address given by Chris Wright at our 20th Anniversary Celebration on 15 November in Cambridge. Chris has been involved with the Jubilee Centre directly or indirectly since its beginning and currently chairs the Advisory Board. Sing to the LORD a new song; sing […]

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