Any comprehensive apologetic for the Christian faith in a late-modern Western context will need to include a response of some sort to the widely-held suspicion that Christianity (both Christianity in general and conservative Christianity in particular) is responsible for perpetuating a domestic enslavement of women.
Is our work worthwhile? If so, why, and in what ways? Andrew Laird seeks to answer these questions by looking at various facets of human work and its impact on this world, from the perspective of our relationship to God and his creation.
Sharing a calendar can allow communities to teach, remember, and proclaim what is important to them. Christmas is a good time to reflect on what sort of calendar, if any, Christians should observe.
In April 2011, Christians in the Media (CIM) hosted a live debate on the topic ‘Media ethics in disaster zones’. This article is based on the presentations of debaters Paul Richards and Mark Hadley; question time; and closing comments by Dominic Steele.
Craig Josling reviews Ben Witherington III’s book Jesus and Money: A Guide for Times of Financial Crisis
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Should Christians be recklessly generous or prudently provide against future want? Paul Mills examines the Bible’s commendation of these approaches to wealth.
Dr Paul Mills is a Senior Economist with the International Monetary Fund, and an occasional writer for the Jubilee Centre.
File Name: Faith Versus Prudence.pdf
David Bentley Hart’s latest work is ostensibly a response to the ‘New Atheists’ who loom so large on the contemporary apologetic horizon. Hart has little time for the likes of Dennett, Hitchens and Harris, whose arguments he describes as being ‘pursued at only the most vulgar of intellectual levels.’ However, Hart has more than rhetoric here. The first and second sections of the book present a devastating demolition of several key pillars
Globalisation is one of the most characteristic features of our world, and it has far-reaching implications. Despite this, discussions of globalisation frequently reduce it to an economic phenomenon. In this article, Erin Glanville examines globalisation in the light of Christianity, and asks how Christians can harness its potential for good.
If Christians want to live faithfully in the world they need to ask: What time is it? Where are we at in
Guy Brandon is a researcher at the Jubilee Centre (http://www.jubileecentre.org). This organisation seeks to advance a social agenda which is simultaneously true to the Bible, beneficial for everyone in contemporary society, and persuasive to non-Christians. Consistent with this, Just sex explodes the popular myth that sex is merely a private act between two consenting adults. Drawing on psychological, social, financial and demographic data, Brandon
In the editorial for Case 18, Trevor Cairney summarises some of the major themes across all articles in this issue and discusses the importance of architecture and planning in the city.
When police broke into an apartment in Sydney in January 2008 and found the decomposed body of 61-year-old Jorge Coloma, there was much community discussion of how his absence could have gone unnoticed for over a year. He had died from natural causes. No one