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How to debug theology?

by John Reader

14/06/2019 09:00

Associate Research Fellow John Reader reviews ‘Humankind: Solidarity with Nonhuman People’ by philosopher Timothy Morton and wonders whether his search for a new ontology could also revitalise theology. Are humans any different? Why is it that we draw boundaries between humans and nonhumans, between life and nonlife, between the organic and the inorganic? These are […]

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Lies and damned lies about statistics

by John Henry

31/05/2019 09:00

John Henry, an ordinand at Ripon College Cuddesdon, makes a passionate moral case for increasing our statistical literacy. Do you love statistics? Do you get excited at the idea of analysing a couple of million rows of data to understand what is going on? Or examining a complex set of charts with lots of correlation […]

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Professor Chris Baker, Director of Research at the William Temple Foundation, reflects on our 2019 annual lecture by Archbishop Justin Welby. You can watch the whole lecture here. And a full transcript is available here. In a virtuoso William Temple Foundation annual lecture last night, Archbishop Justin Welby laid out a realistic but hopeful assessment […]

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