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Communications Officer, Dr Tim Middleton, welcomes the new IPPR report on Economic Justice, but wonders if it goes far enough. The front page of a right-wing tabloid is not usually the place to recommend large-scale tax increases. Not even if you are the Archbishop of Canterbury. But the publication last week of the Institute for […]


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Buildings as natureculture

by John Reader

31/08/2018 09:39

Ageing church buildings regularly pose challenges. But Associate Research Fellow John Reader, rector of a large rural benefice, argues that they also help us to bridge the false divide between nature and culture. I remember talking to my friend and mentor John Atherton after the Manchester bombing of June 1996. At that point John was […]


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Associate Research Fellow Greg Smith reflects on a holiday hunger programme in Preston and the Biblical principle of manna. Over the past few weeks, a major part of my work has been to develop a holiday hunger programme as a partnership between Preston City Council, local churches, and schools. This is one of several different […]


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