Shaping debate on religion in public life.


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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