Resources - by type

An Unquenchable Thirst for More: Faith and Economic Growth

20th February 2018 - - ,

We presume that economic growth is good but we do not ask the question ‘what enables a truly human life?’ When we do, as in this report, we can understand that the economy as a tool that should exist to
facilitate human and planetary flourishing. “Our economic system should be judged by its potential for sustaining life, both of people and planet, in ways that support the common good.”

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Towards Theology of Pilgrimage

20th February 2018 - -

How can tourist visits to Israel/Palestine become pilgrimages for justice?

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Doing Justice to our Faith

14th February 2018 - -

Where is the radical voice of theology to be found? How can we use the Bible Christian language beliefs and traditions to help create and sustain our vision of society and of human wellbeing?

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Stories from the Edge – Building a good society in Scotland’s post-industrial towns

14th February 2018 - - ,

Faith communities in post-industrial towns across Scotland are delivering social action to tackle the effects of poverty. Many of these projects are dealing with an ever-growing need and are stretched thin. Everyone is aware of the effects of poverty in big cities, but less attention is paid to the towns which were the heartlands of manufacturing industry.

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Church of the Poor Survey Report November 2016

14th February 2018 - - ,

To what extent are churches focusing on people experiencing poverty in their communities, how are they doing this,
what barriers exist and what help may be needed?

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Church of the Poor

14th February 2018 - - ,

What does it actually mean to be a Church of and for the poor? Here in the UK, are our churches doing enough to stand in solidarity with people in poverty?

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‘The Land Between’ – reflections on The Journey of Reconciliation in Israel/Palestine in 2015

27th November 2017 - , , -

“The purpose of the pilgrimage was to introduce participants to the social, political, historical and geographical context of Israel Palestine – and to allow the interaction with context to stimulate our own interaction, and vice versa. It was a potent mix, one which the group rose to and embraced. It was amazing to see perspectives shift, eyes and ears open, and deep friendships forged.” “This wasn’t just a trip to learn more about peacemaking and reconciliation in another country where conflict was causing deep and violent divisions, it was also to inform and challenge ourselves in our own lives and ministries.”

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Stef Benstead

12th September 2017 - , -

Research/reflection on chronic illness and disability

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Christianity and Mental Health

4th September 2017 - - ,

Theos describes the report as a ‘scoping study’ and hopes to do more work on the topic. It says the report offers real encouragement with Christians and churches doing many good things, but they could also be doing so much more.

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