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Associate Research Fellow Tim Howles reviews Eugene McCarraher’s monumental intellectual history ‘The Enchantments of Mammon’ and suggests that religious narratives could provide a much-needed antidote to the enchantments of capitalism. At the end of 1917, during a conference at Munich University, the German sociologist Max Weber made his famous announcement: “the fate of our times is […]

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The Rev’d Canon Dr Sarah Hills is the vicar of Holy Island, Lindisfarne. Here, she draws on her time in both South Africa and Northern Ireland to reflect on racism, oppression and the importance of touch. I have been feeling, like very many of us over the last few weeks, angry, sad and bewildered. George […]

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Associate Research Fellow Rosie Dawson reflects on Trump’s highly controversial pose outside St John’s Episcopal church last week and wonders if the key to the American election lies in the divergent response amongst evangelical Christians. “To describe all that has happened within sight of this spot, all that this church has seen, looking across the […]

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