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Congratulations to Professor Angus Deaton who has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Award for Economics. Prof Deaton, who describes himself as “concerned with the poor of the world and how people behave, and what gives them a good life”, recently endorsed the work of William Temple Foundation’s Associate Research Fellow John Atherton. Reviewing John Atherton’s […]


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Readers heading to Greenbelt this weekend, the Christian arts, faith and justice festival, should be sure not to miss what are set to be engaging presentations from the Foundation’s own Chris Baker and Eve Poole. Director of Research Chris Baker will explore the concept of a “new politics” asking, can the church convert welfare provision […]


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On Tuesday 9th June over twenty academics and civil society leaders came together for the first time as part of the newly formed Faith and Flourishing Neighbourhoods Network. During the day-long meeting, kindly hosted by the Diocese of Birmingham, members interrogated the concept of “community” and shared their own experiences, weaving together academic theory with hands-on […]


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