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Christianity and the Nation

Matt Ceaser argues that the appropriation of Christianity in nationalist myths is not only antithetical to ...
By Matt Ceaser
08 Jul 2021

The Good Of Politics

Given the current state of our politics, with its discontent and indifference, any talk about the ‘good’ of ...
By Philip S. Powell
06 Apr 2021

Fighting The Right Battles

There had been a crisis brewing around Christian political engagement for some years before the storming of ...
By Jonathan Tame
06 Apr 2021

Lessons from the life of Keir Hardie

As well as considering the mechanics of social reform, there is also a need to consider the character of the ...
By Jacob Dunn
11 Mar 2021

The Time is Ripe to Re-Think Citizenship

Christians are used to thinking of themselves as citizens of heaven, but have we thought enough about what it ...
By Matt Ceaser
08 Mar 2021

The gift of accountability

How do you think about accountability? Does the idea of being held to account reassure you or make you feel ...
By Jonathan Tame
02 Jan 2021

Review: 'Here Are Your Gods!' by Christopher J H Wright

Michael Clark reviews Chris Wright's new book, where he offers a scathing critique of contemporary political ...
By Michael Clark
07 Dec 2020

An ethic of mercy: Gandhi, King and Mandela

Given the current political climate, Philip Powell considers three giants of social reform who demonstrated ...
By Philip S. Powell
01 Oct 2020

Christianity and the Social Contract

'Contemporary Western society is in the grip of contractual thinking'- Virginia Held[1] 'The response to the ...
By Christopher Watkin
27 Aug 2020

Deadly Dilemmas

The job description of a government minister includes making difficult judgement calls between conflicting ...
By Jonathan Tame
05 Jul 2020

Rules, guidelines and conscience: how to navigate out of lockdown

What kind of example should Christians set when it comes to following government instructions on measures to ...
By Jonathan Tame
12 Jun 2020

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Surveillance Capitalism: the hidden costs of the digital revolution

Jonathan Ebsworth, Samuel Johns and Mike Dodson examine the business model called "Surveillance Capitalism" and demonstrate its intrinsic dependence on deception, addiction and exploitation. They also suggest practical responses that individuals and communities can take to face these challenges with hope and assurance. 

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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?