Tag: Security

Finding security in the ‘risk society’ by Amy Donovan

Finding security in the ‘risk society’ by Amy Donovan

Risk has become a central concept in modern life. The ‘risk society’ that we live in has increasingly structured itself around attempting to manage an uncertain future, in which more knowledge simultaneously provides safety and increases our awareness of what we do not know. This paper argues while the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.

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The new world order? by Julian Rivers

The new world order? by Julian Rivers

  Summary This essay summarises the biblical teaching on international order, considers the way in which Christians have appropriated that biblical teaching, and evaluates recent developments in international relations. In the light of events in Kosovo and East Timor, it considers the justification and limits of the use of force in ‘humanitarian intervention’ and the […]

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Christianity and financial security: faith verus prudence by Paul Mills

Christianity and financial security: faith verus prudence by Paul Mills

  Summary This essay is the first of two concerned with financial management from a Christian perspective. It confronts the tension in biblical teaching enjoining the exercise of personal faith and prudence with respect to wealth. It then addresses some of the practical issues involved in determining the appropriate level of savings and insurance. The […]

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