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Social Engineering: Your soul for sale

Cambridge Analytica, a firm whose social media strategies helped Donald Trump to win the Presidential ...
By Guy Brandon
20 Mar 2018

The Woman who Anoints Jesus

 Andrea Solario (c.1524) Mary Magdalen ‘Wherever the gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has ...
By Guy Brandon
09 Jan 2018

Adam and Eve: Feet of Clay

 Detail of the painting "God reprimanding Adam and Eve", by F. Zampieri (1625) By Domenichino The story of ...
By Guy Brandon
07 Nov 2017

The serious business of elections

It’s the eve of the General Election. Again. And, like the last General Election two years ago and the ...
By Guy Brandon
07 Jun 2017

The Brexit election?

The news of a snap General Election came as a surprise to just about everyone, apparently including most ...
By Guy Brandon
21 Apr 2017

Driverless shuttle bus heralds robot invasion?

 (Credit: Grendelkhan CC-by-SA 4.0) A driverless shuttle bus is to be tested by the public in London. The bus ...
By Guy Brandon
10 Apr 2017

Relational Proximity: a biblical perspective

Good relationships are critical to the success of organisations and projects of all kinds, but ‘relationship’ ...
By Guy Brandon
29 Mar 2017

Jonah: the Bible’s best and worst evangelist

Image from Google Arts and Culture Jonah is one of the most famous stories of the Old Testament, a Sunday ...
By Guy Brandon
14 Feb 2017

Judas Iscariot: racketeer or revolutionary?

The Inferno, Canto 34 by Gustave Dore (1857) As the man who betrayed Jesus to his death, Judas has gone down ...
By Guy Brandon
03 Oct 2016

The Famine, the foreigner and the threshing floor

Faithfulness in the book of Ruth The book of Ruth has prompted much discussion and controversy. It’s an ...
By Guy Brandon
29 Sep 2015

Joseph: any economic plan will do

Joseph, overseer of pharoah's granaries by Lawrence Alma Tadema Very little about the Joseph story is quite ...
By Guy Brandon
29 Jun 2015

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Difficult histories: Christian memory and historic injustice

In the summer of 2020, crowds gathered across the Western world to declare that Black Lives Matter. There's a heated debate happening over how Western nations remember their pasts. So, how can Christian memory be shaped by the difficult history we find in Scripture?

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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?