Building the Common Good: Our Responsibility
Jenny Sinclair says people in the Churches are well placed to build the links between local institutions and between estranged groups...to foster a culture of encounter, where people of different experience can meet...
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The Common Good and a shared vision for the next century
Archbishop Justin Welby discusses how the future vision for Europe should be a vision of a catholic Europe; a future which lies in “a process of subsidiarity, re-imagination and inclusion, [and] especially the development of concepts of intermediate communities of many kinds.”
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The Future for Inter-Faith Relations
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, said a place must be made in our inter-faith endeavours to bring people together to explore the practical contribution that faith makes to the common good...
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The Anglican Polity and the Politics of the Common Good
Politics, Employment Policies and the Young Generation
Good Neighbours and the Common Good
Jenny Sinclair explores the underlying reasons behind Brexit and Trump and proposes that the churches can play a key role in supporting the rebuilding of our national community for the common good...
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Rediscovering Our Moral Purpose
Social justice: not what you think it is
The Common Good and Austerity
Pat Jones CBE sees parallels between the economic state of Liverpool in the 1980s and the impact of austerity today. She looks at the involvement of faith leaders then and now and underlines the imperative of speaking out...
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Blue Labour and Post-liberalism
As both are pro-faith and acknowledge the contribution of Christianity to public life, Ian Geary suggests we take seriously the significance of Red Tory and Blue Labour in post liberal politics...
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Is Democracy Capable of Cultivating a Good Life?
One Nation but Two Cities: Business and Civil Society
Understanding the Modern State - The Common Good
Belonging in our world – the challenge to change injustice
Restate the common good again
Hilary Russell says Christians need to emphasise their contribution to society; they are significant players, and are more effective when working together...
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What's So Great About 'The Common Good'?
US evangelical Christian Andy Crouch digs below the phrase 'common good' to discover a rich resource, and finds common ground with Pope Leo XIII and the cultural circumstances of the late 19th century...
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Together for the Common Good
Working for a Better World
Archbishop Justin Welby draws on Jeremiah's ‘seek the welfare of the city' and highlights the partnership of Sheppard and Worlock who 'never let up in their work for the common good'...
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The voluntary sector and the Common Good
Preaching the Common Good
Revd Phil Jump traces his own spiritual and intellectual journey which he feels might reflect the experience of others in the evangelical tradition...
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Rebuilding Jerusalem for the Poor
In an extract from his book Rebuilding Jerusalem¸ Rt Revd Stephen Platten underlines the primacy of the church’s mission to the poor and gives examples of different ways in which people in the church have responded...
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Should We Start From the Bottom Up?
Rt. Hon. John Battle draws lessons from San Paolo about rebuilding community and the legacy of atomisation post Thatcher. As a task for the Church, it implies rethinking our theology, but it isn’t necessary to start from scratch...
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