Tag: Time

Time and priorities

Time and priorities

Michael Schluter, September 2005 We have all got used to the idea that money is our scarcest resource. So at both a personal and a professional level, much time and effort goes into working out how best to allocate it, budget it, spend it, tax it and invest it. Various academic disciplines have developed to […]

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Making time for children

Making time for children

Michael Clark, March 2004 ‘There is no doubting the scale of parental dissatisfaction with work–life balance. Survey after survey has shown that what people want in these days of near-full employment is not money, but time – and more choice on how to spend it.‘ [1] It is unusual for a week to go by […]

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As we have heard, so we have seen

As we have heard, so we have seen

Michael Schluter, December 2003 The following is a shortened version of Michael’s talk at the 20th Anniversary Service on 15 November in Cambridge. Reflecting on 20 years at the Jubilee Centre, I have recognised many of the same patterns of God’s dealings with his people from both the Old and New Testaments. There are four […]

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A brief theology of time: Part 2 Resisting the tyranny of time by Paul Mills

A brief theology of time: Part 2 Resisting the tyranny of time by Paul Mills

  Summary Time is the modern-day slave-driver. Calendars and clocks not only govern, but also tyrannise our lives. Our first study on time (Vol. 7, No.1) examined the biblical witness that God is both transcendent over time while acting within it. Here we continue the theme of time but from the perspective of how and […]

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A brief theology of time by Paul Mills

A brief theology of time by Paul Mills

  Summary This chapter reviews the biblical witness that God is both transcendent over time and acting within it. Theological challenges to this view, including the development of ‘free-will theism’, have recently been allied to the findings of chaos theory and quantum mechanics. However, the traditional view of God’s relation to time can accommodate these […]

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