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In Conversation with Craig Calhoun

by William Temple Foundation

15/12/2014 10:16

An exclusive interview with the eminent sociologist Professor Craig Calhoun. On William Temple’s legacy “The kind of church engagement that Temple was engaged in never was, if you will, an insular church engagement.” On the role of the state and social action “If we want to compensate for some of the kinds of problems that […]


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The Feeding Britain report commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and launched today, has laid bare the countless stories of human misery and suffering caused by hunger and poverty in the UK. The statistics reveal that nearly a million UK citizens have needed to cross the barrier of shame and ask for food from a […]


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It was July 1992 when John Plender dropped a bombshell in the Financial Times, reporting that the Church Commissioners had lost about £800m of their then £3billion portfolio. A year later, I joined the Church Commissioners as a graduate. At one point, around 1995, I was seconded to the Diocese of Chichester for a while. […]


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