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Professor Chris Baker on an ingenious Hollywood-inspired fundraising campaign outside his local church. St Mary’s, Stoke Newington (where I am a regular attender), like a lot of churches and faith communities in the capital, does a huge amount of social and welfare outreach. Our rather battered and frayed ‘church rooms’ as we euphemistically call them, […]


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Reimagining Church in Action

by Val Barron

19/04/2018 10:31

William Temple Scholar Val Barron considers the challenges and opportunities of Christian based social enterprise. Like the Archbishop of Canterbury I have been doing much reimagining recently, although my focus has been church social action in the North East. I won’t repeat all the poverty statistics that are regularly churned out and almost immunise us to […]


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Tim Howles considers how the environmental crisis might revive our conceptualisation of utopia and our political agency. Like many of us, I will very soon be voting in council elections. The party-political literature that has begun to drop through my letter-box tells me that my vote can bring about change. One candidate invites me “to make Brexit Britain […]


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