Tag: Worldview

Book Review: 3 Theories of Everything by Ellis Potter

Book Review: 3 Theories of Everything by Ellis Potter

Reviewed by Jonathan Tame Former Buddhist monk and jazz musician Ellis Potter seeks to explain three major worldviews today in his masterfully concise book, ‘3 Theories of Everything’. His life was dramatically turned around through meeting Francis Schaeffer, and he ended up working at L’Abri in Switzerland for 15 years.  Now a lecturer, counsellor and […]

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The Jubilee Roadmap by Guy Brandon

The Jubilee Roadmap by Guy Brandon

This booklet offers a brief but comprehensive introduction to the Jubilee Centre’s work – a kind of ‘primer’ to our thinking.The Jubilee Roadmap shows two alternative directions of travel for eight major themes in biblical law: Family, Property, Community, Government, Finance and the Economy, Welfare, Rest, and Justice. One direction reflects the prevailing thinking based […]

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Reality Checkpoint: a film on the four big ‘-ism’s

Reality Checkpoint: a film on the four big ‘-ism’s

A day in the life of young graduate Dave illustrates how some of the core ideas of individualism and consumerism (philosophies at the personal level) and capitalism and statism (ideologies at society level) play out in everyday life.  After four conversations between Dave and a smug bank manager, pushy phone salesman, ambitious girlfriend and philosophical […]

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‘Reality Checkpoint’ to be screened at London Film Festival

‘Reality Checkpoint’ to be screened at London Film Festival

‘Reality Checkpoint’ will have its first public screening in London on 2nd September at the ‘I Will Tell’ Christian film festival. The theme focuses on cinematic portrayals of human relationships in various contexts around the world.

Reality Checkpoint explores the way different worldviews impact how we think and act. These five short films show how these worldviews affect a character called Dave.

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Is there a better way?

Is there a better way?

The characters sum up and explain the benefits and problems with the worldview they are portraying.  A new and alternative worldview, based on right relationships is put forward.        

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Welcome to Capitalism

Welcome to Capitalism

Welcome to Capitalism! The free market. Competition, laissez faire, private enterprise. Maximum profits, minimum hassle. Our world wouldn’t be the same without it. How else would we fund scientific development, grow companies, borrow money to buy a car or house? That’s the great thing about capitalism: one person’s spare money can be put to good […]

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Jubilee Lifestyle Leaders Notes by Guy Brandon

Jubilee Lifestyle Leaders Notes by Guy Brandon

  Building on our 2010 biblical lifestyle book, Jubilee Lifestyle’s radical approach is grounded in the Bible’s central principles of love for God and love for neighbour that have shaped the emphasis on relationships that lies at the heart of all the Jubilee Centre’s work. Contains everything needed to run the course in your church! […]

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Jubilee Lifestyle Discipleship Course by Guy Brandon

Jubilee Lifestyle Discipleship Course by Guy Brandon

The ‘Jubilee Lifestyle’ Discipleship Course Following the publication in 2010 of our life-changing book Free to Live, the accompanying Jubilee Lifestyle Discipleship Course is now available for use in your church or small group. Designed to serve as a follow-up course to popular seeker courses such as Christianity Explored and Alpha, the set of studies […]

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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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New Academies, New Opportunities: An Assessment of Conservative Party Education Policy by Guy Brandon & John Hayward

New Academies, New Opportunities: An Assessment of Conservative Party Education Policy by Guy Brandon & John Hayward

  This report responds to the Conservative Party’s draft education policy. It begins by summarising the most important points of the policy and offers an overview of some of the major Christian principles of education. It then looks at the policy implications and how parents and other interested parties might help found and shape the […]

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The Best Idea in the World by Mark Greene

The Best Idea in the World by Mark Greene

The greatest commandment is to think relationally: “Love God. Love your neighbour.” In this compelling and liberating book, Mark Greene reveals its extraordinarily practical implications for every area of life, showing how putting relationships first in our thinking and living is not only a liberating basis for our personal lives but a robust and dynamic […]

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The case for a Christian university? by Nigel Paterson

The case for a Christian university?  by Nigel Paterson

Dr Nigel Paterson makes the case for a Christian university. Also see his Cambridge Paper, Do we need a Christian university?

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Just Sex: Is it ever just sex? by Guy Brandon

Just Sex: Is it ever just sex? by Guy Brandon

Described as ‘a watershed book’ and ‘compulsory reading for all serious minded Christians’, Just Sex launched the Fair Sex Movement. People today seem hopelessly confused about sex. On the one hand, it is meant to be something special, the most intimate of relationships. On the other hand, it is casually dismissed as trivial – merely […]

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Christianity as a Relational Religion by Michael Schluter

Christianity as a Relational Religion by Michael Schluter

This talk by Michael Schluter was recorded at the Singapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015. Listen to this episode  

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Jubilee Centre: The Movie

Jubilee Centre: The Movie

The Jubilee Centre has always sought to demonstrate the relevance of the West’s biblical heritage to the challenges facing modern society. To mark our silver jubilee and as we look ahead to how we might best help shape society in the coming twenty-five years, the Jubilee Centre has released a two-minute video introducing its work […]

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