Jonathan Clatworthy

October 16, 2021

Who creates wealth? The economy?

Economics has been called ‘the dismal science’? Is it? Humanity has now reached the stage where we need international conferences on how to stop trashing the […]
October 2, 2021

Who creates wealth? Nature?

This is the second in a series of posts on wealth. Critics are increasingly challenging our dominant assumptions – not only because we are making more […]
September 18, 2021

Who creates wealth? God?

When, around the year 200, Clement of Alexandria wrote Which Rich People Can Be Saved?, most Christians thought they couldn’t. When Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson […]
September 2, 2021

Extinction Rebellion and the disruption of normality

We are just over halfway through a series of protests by Extinction Rebellion, focused on London and planned to last for two weeks. In successive days […]
August 18, 2021

The environment, the Bible and changing paradigms

For over 50 years scientists have been warning us that we need to change our ways. The agreements made at the Paris Conference (COP 21, in […]
August 6, 2021

The costs of economic growth

I have finally got round to reading E J Mishan’s The Costs of Economic Growth, a book I bought for an Economics course in the 1970s. […]
July 23, 2021

Billionaires in space: progress or crime?

Space travel is back. Not, this time, as a ‘space race’ between superpowers, but as a leisure activity for billionaires. Is it a step forward? Towards […]
July 12, 2021

The Creeds 100 years on

This is my second post about the controversial 1921 conference ‘Christ and the Creeds’, hosted by Modern Church’s predecessors. We’re celebrating with a day conference on […]
July 6, 2021

God in Christ 100 years on

We’re celebrating! Modern Church has an impressive record of promoting liberal theology, and it’s now 100 years since our most celebrated conference. What we did in […]

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