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Good Omens and the problem of the end of the world

If there’s one thing most Christians in the UK are longing to talk about with those around them, it’s ...
By Charlee New
20 Feb 2020

The worker deserves his wages: the Bible and remuneration

The systems and practices of paying workers (or, as it is formally known, ‘remuneration’) affect the lives of ...
By Charlee New
20 Jun 2019

Why do we need the evangelical statement on Artificial Intelligence?

In April, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention released a new ...
By Charlee New
09 May 2019

School strikes, environmental theology and Psalm 8

Youth strikes for climate happened across the country on 15th Feb 2019, including the strike pictured here in ...
By Charlee New
25 Feb 2019

A very Brexit Advent

‘The people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a ...
By Charlee New
12 Dec 2018

Christianity, anthropocentrism and reframing the narrative

Christians face a paradoxical challenge: we need to act on climate change, whilst (at the same time) we must ...
By Charlee New
29 Nov 2018

We Want a King! 1 Samuel 8 and Strongman Politics

Jair Bolsonaro Brazil just elected former military Captain Jair Bolsonaro as President. He’s being dubbed by ...
By Charlee New
01 Nov 2018

Trivial Matters: The Conservative Party Conference and those 'fields of wheat'

This week is the Conservative Party Conference, where amongst the Brexit promises and leadership speculation ...
By Charlee New
04 Oct 2018

The Church, Robotics and AI: Conference Report

  On 29th June, we took part in a national conference called ‘For the Sake of the Future: The church, ...
By Charlee New
12 Jul 2018

Lord Michael Farmer: Christian influence in the world

  Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom… Make us glad for as many days as you have ...
By Charlee New
05 Jul 2018

Gender Relations: Dystopia, utopia or somewhere in between?

"A great gap had grown up between the sexes. Segging we called it. From segregation. Almost everything we did ...
By Charlee New
31 May 2018

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The Art of Darkness

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.

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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?