Warning: currently only in draft form, suggested revisions welcome. Not long ago, I read an article which suggested target-setting for net zero on the basis of pragmatism is inappropriate because, just like ending the slave trade, climate change is about righting injustice, not about altering focus. In the case of slavery and apartheid - whether … Continue reading Global Apartheid and the era of climate breakdown
The financial crash of 2008 hit as I began secondary school, and I grew up under the policies of austerity which followed. To a large extent, there has been consensus across the political spectrum about what happened: in the years before the financial crash irresponsible public spending, and the subsequent deficit, left us vulnerable when … Continue reading Should Christians support ‘free market’ capitalism?
I have been thinking a lot about the words of Behrouz Boochani in 'No Friends But The Mountains'
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Incarnation points us towards our situated-ness, our rooted-ness and our need for belonging within a concrete locality.
The emphasis we have on fact means we cannot cope with the idea of a true fictional story. 'Fictional truth' or 'narrative truth' is just an oxymoron. Hence the confusion with Genesis.
UK Immigration rules and injustice
This past week I have been listening extensively to 'The Sacred' Podcast on the recommendation of my colleague Naomi. The premise of the podcast is that understanding another's 'sacred' values can lead to more productive public discussion. Each episode is a conversation with someone about their values and thoughts on public discussion. Why is good public … Continue reading On Disagreeing Well 2.0
it is very difficult to fight with someone who is not proud.
Thoughts on poverty and freedom.
What does a Christian understanding of moral responsibility look like?
The fire that killed 79 over a month ago now is still on my mind.