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10 December Debt in the UK: Faith–Based and Secular Responses A public panel talk held in partnership between Theos think tank, LSE Anthropology and St Paul’s Institute. The debate starts from a common recognition that debt is not just a numerical, contractual or technical issue, but also a deeply moral one involving human social relations. Speakers include: Ryan Davey, Research Fellow in Policy Studies, University of Bristol and Visiting Fellow in Anthropology, LSE, Mohammed Abdel–Haq, Director of the Centre for Islamic Finance, University of Bolton, Sarah–Jane Clifton, Director, Jubilee Debt Campaign, Barbara Ridpath, Former Director, St Paul’s Institute, Nathan Mladin, Researcher, Theos Think Tank, Deborah James, Professor of Anthropology, LSE (Chair). 6.30-8pm. Free but booking essential via this link.
10 December A new Politics of Hope An address by Professor Michael Sandel hosted by the RSA on the future of democracy and our place within it. Decades of increasing inequality, globalisation, technological change, unfettered markets and technocratic politics have given rise to ever more polarisation and populist sentiment. Can the progressive parties reconcile the concerns of the disenfranchised and angry without succumbing to xenophobia and anti-outsider sentiment? Chaired by Matthew Taylor. More information here.
6 January 2019 Every year, the Jubilee Centre in Cambridge offer Christians an online course, Biblical Foundations for Public Leadership. The course begins again on 6 January 2019 with a flexible programme combining personal reading, small group discussion and reflective essays, designed to fit around busy, working life. The course consists of eight modules over 12 months, covering: Biblical Foundations, The Economy, Politics, Justice & Law, Welfare, Family & Sexual Ethics, Science & Technology and The Arts. For more information click here
23 February 2019 The Exceptional Case: reflecting on the Legacy of Ken Leech A day conference to reflect on the theology of Ken Leech with a particular emphasis on London. Speakers: Rt Revd Jonathan Clark, Bishop of Croydon, The Ven Stephen Heathfield, Archdeacon of Aston, The Revd Sue Lucas, Team Rector Holy Trinity Eastham. St Botolph’s Aldgate, London. For more information email Terry Drummond firstname.lastname@example.org
7 March 2019 - The State, Church and Community This is the third debate in our series State, Society and the Common Good - it will take place at St Mary's Putney, London. Speakers will be announced and booking will open nearer the time - check back here or subscribe to our newsletter for updates. View previous events for video of the first two debates in the series.
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