Immigration and borders. Terrorism and security. Globalisation and gentrification. What if the Bible held principles for our common life that could give us new insight into contemporary issues? And even more, what if there were a joined-up biblical vision for social change?
Thoughtful perspectives on today's social, political and economic challenges
Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials, is well known for his antipathy towards religion. Yet his atheism has a distinctively Christian flavour. In this new paper, Tony Watkins argues that although Pullman insists that this world is all there is, he seems constantly drawn towards ideas of transcendence.
16th - 20th November 2020
Institutional reform and human flourishing post Covid-19
The Seeds of Change conference is a series of free online events over five days from 4.00pm - 5.30pm (GMT) each day, which bring together thinkers, commentators and practitioners to consider what kind of institutional reforms should be pursued following the huge turmoil and disruption of Covid-19.
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Last month marked the 50th anniversary of a highly influential article in the New York Times by the economist Milton Friedman. He set out what became known as the Friedman ...
Given the current political climate, Philip Powell considers three giants of social reform who demonstrated an ethic of mercy in public life. Last year at the Festival of Ideas in ...
'Contemporary Western society is in the grip of contractual thinking'- Virginia Held 'The response to the pandemic, and to the widespread discontent that preceded it, must be ...
Sue Halliday and Jack Harding explore how the reality of Covid-19 has challenged our assumptions about the purpose of business. In A Grief Observed C S Lewis describes reality as ...
We want a better society after lockdown, where older people are valued as God intended. Many people want a ‘new normal ‘after lock-down One where older people won’t be airbrushed ...