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Fathers, Fatherhood and the Father

The decline of fatherhood has been lamented for several decades, not just by Christians, but increasingly by ...
By Calum Samuelson
06 Jan 2020

The World Cup Dilemma

Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow Photo credit: ABC News Following the thrilling victory of England over Tunisia ...
By Calum Samuelson
21 Jun 2018

Thinking Critically About AI

The public discussion around AI seems increasingly confused, contradictory, inaccessible, and provocative. In ...
By Calum Samuelson
17 May 2018

Book Review: The Day the Revolution Began by N.T. Wright

The Day the Revolution Began: Reconsidering the Meaning of Jesus’s Crucifixion Since its publication in 2016, ...
By Calum Samuelson
16 Apr 2018

Can an AI ever demonstrate biblical wisdom?

As the topic of Artificial Intelligence continues to feature in headlines, I recently came across something ...
By Calum Samuelson
12 Apr 2018

Spiritually Bloated?

On Tuesday the call came for Britain to ‘go on a diet’.  Roughly 63% of UK adults are overweight, and 27% are ...
By Calum Samuelson
07 Mar 2018

The Ethics of Remuneration

At the beginning of this year, a story about so-called Fat Cat Thursday made the headlines. It marked the ...
By Calum Samuelson
01 Feb 2018

Whose Resolutions? Goal-Setting, Individualism and the Bible

As we begin 2018, my mind turns to the perpetual project of crafting New Year’s Resolutions. Making careful ...
By Calum Samuelson
11 Jan 2018

Inspiring Dialogue: Moving beyond ‘agree to disagree’

This article reflects upon some central themes of our Reformation2017 project and how they can be carried ...
By Calum Samuelson
09 Nov 2017

The Enduring Power of Vocation

The Enduring Power of Vocation: From the Reformation to 2017 Today, most use the term ‘vocation’ ...
By Calum Samuelson
11 Apr 2017

Empathy in the information age: how much is too much?

 Lucas Cranach the Elder - Christ blessing the Children (1545-50) (CC0 1.0) The idea of studying with a ...
By Calum Samuelson
16 Mar 2017

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Artificial Intelligence and Simulated Relationships

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Thoughtful perspectives on today's social, political and economic challenges

Worldview & Ideologies

Worldview & Ideologies

Reconsidering our fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the world.

Politics & Government

Politics & Government

How do we encourage politics for the common good?

Arts & Popular Culture

Arts & Popular Culture

Making room for artists to challenge the way we see God and the world.

Welfare

Welfare

How can we rethink welfare as more than just a political issue?

Environment

Environment

Today’s environmental issues are theological and relational at heart.

Family & Sexual Ethics

Family & Sexual Ethics

How do we strengthen the basic unit of society: the extended family?

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How can science and technology serve true human flourishing?

Economy & Business

Economy & Business

Building relational economies for financial stability, economic justice and social cohesion.

Local Church & Community

Local Church & Community

How can relational churches thrive with a mission to transform their communities?

Worldview & Ideologies

Worldview & Ideologies

Reconsidering our fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the world.

Politics & Government

Politics & Government

How do we encourage politics for the common good?

Arts & Popular Culture

Arts & Popular Culture

Making room for artists to challenge the way we see God and the world.

Welfare

Welfare

How can we rethink welfare as more than just a political issue?

Environment

Environment

Today’s environmental issues are theological and relational at heart.

Family & Sexual Ethics

Family & Sexual Ethics

How do we strengthen the basic unit of society: the extended family?

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How can science and technology serve true human flourishing?

Economy & Business

Economy & Business

Building relational economies for financial stability, economic justice and social cohesion.

Local Church & Community

Local Church & Community

How can relational churches thrive with a mission to transform their communities?

Worldview & Ideologies

Worldview & Ideologies

Reconsidering our fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the world.

Politics & Government

Politics & Government

How do we encourage politics for the common good?

Arts & Popular Culture

Arts & Popular Culture

Making room for artists to challenge the way we see God and the world.

Welfare

Welfare

How can we rethink welfare as more than just a political issue?

Environment

Environment

Today’s environmental issues are theological and relational at heart.

Family & Sexual Ethics

Family & Sexual Ethics

How do we strengthen the basic unit of society: the extended family?

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How can science and technology serve true human flourishing?

Economy & Business

Economy & Business

Building relational economies for financial stability, economic justice and social cohesion.

Local Church & Community

Local Church & Community

How can relational churches thrive with a mission to transform their communities?