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Engaging in Politics in times of Political Crisis

The Brexit crisis has overwhelmed almost everyone who cares about the issue and the feelings of exhaustion ...
By Philip S. Powell
22 Mar 2019

The Prodigal Runaway: On Shamima Begum

On Monday, Irish PM Leo Varadkar said that it is not right to remove citizenship from Lisa Smith, a suspected ...
By Hannah Eves
14 Mar 2019

Responding like Jesus: accountability, repentance and forgiveness

'Zacchaeus in the Sycamore Awaiting the Passage of Jesus', James Tissot. c.1886-1896 In the last few weeks, ...
By Andrew Phillips
06 Mar 2019

St Columbanus, the patron saint of Europe

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again;  there is nothing new under the sun. ...
By Katherine Martin
14 Feb 2019

If we want to renew democracy, we should use our emotions more intelligently

If emotional intelligence is ‘the capacity to be aware of, control and express emotion in a way that handles ...
By Hannah Eves
06 Feb 2019

Taking sides on Brexit

We’ve been asked to end a relative radio silence from Jubilee Centre about Brexit, ever since Mrs May came ...
By Jonathan Tame
29 Jan 2019

Government shutdown: conflict management or a heart for resolution?

On Friday the US Congress and President Donald Trump signed off on a law allowing the US federal government ...
By Peter Redmayne
28 Jan 2019

Brexit ‘traitors’: lessons from Paul’s letter to the Romans

Picture credit: Megan Trace Yesterday evening, Theresa May’s Brexit deal was decisively rejected by MPs in ...
By Andrew Phillips
16 Jan 2019

Brexit 'traitors': lessons from Paul’s letter to the Romans

(Credit: Megan Trace, CC BY-NC 2.0) Yesterday evening, Theresa May’s Brexit deal was decisively rejected by ...
By Andrew Phillips
16 Jan 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

The dangers of oversimplification

'Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.' – Confucius Confucius, the fifth century BC ...
By Philip S. Powell
15 Nov 2018

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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?