Shaping debate on religion in public life.


The ‘Scottish’ idea of government would make the whole UK happier – so why do we persist in creating societies that do the opposite? With the date for the referendum on Scottish Independence now a few frantic days away, voter and media attention has focussed on the different philosophies concerning the role and nature of […]

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In his autobiographical account of growing-up Muslim in the USA, the interfaith activist Eboo Patel reframes W.E.B. Du Bois’ concept of the ‘colour line’ stating, ‘I believe that the twenty-first century will be shaped by the question of the faith line,’ with religious totalitarianism on one side, and religious pluralism on the opposite. Patel continues, […]

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A Reflection on ‘Anglican Social Theology’

by John Atherton

27/08/2014 11:09

William Temple’s little classic, Christianity and Social Order, was written in understandable haste in 1941 in the darkest days of the Second World War.  It was published as a Penguin Special in 1942, retailing at 6d (two and a half pence in today’s coinage).  I have a rather battered one.  It’s very slender (92pp), printed […]

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