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 14, 2021

Three part lecture series launched by Revd. Canon Prof. Mark Chapman

The first of our three part lecture series designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Girton Conference was delivered by Revd Canon Prof Mark Chapman, […]
October 9, 2021

Martyn Percy: Churches and Cultural Climate-Change Denial (Part Three): Forecasting and Futurescape

If English Anglican white Evangelicals thought the analysis of Robert P. Jones represented a range of subjects on which they’d rather not comment (i.e., “… Let’s […]
October 8, 2021

Martyn Percy: Churches and Cultural Climate-Change Denial (Part Two): Money, Sex and Power

One of the leading commentators on religion and politics in the USA is Robert P. Jones, who is the CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute […]
October 7, 2021

Martyn Percy: Churches and Cultural Climate-Change Denial (Part One): Learning from Canute

The myth of King Canute is one of those stories that you may remember from your childhood. Like one of Aesop’s Fables, we may have lost […]
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 28, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (III): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

It is rare to write a follow-up article in the wake of comments made on social media.  However, I have made an exception to this rule.  […]
September 22, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (II): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

Nuts and bolts have a history.  Something very like these were used in the hanging Gardens of Babylon, apparently.  Jacques Besson, a French inventor, created the […]
September 22, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (I): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

Perhaps, like me, you have dipped into the Governance Review Group Report with a cocktail of emotions – wariness, Deja-vu, impending sense of gloom tipping into […]

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