Category: Ethics

May 15, 2023
Cultural Renewal through Faithful Work

Tim Keller, from Redeemer Church and Ministries, addresses the question, “Should Christians be involved in shaping culture?”, explaining that it is vital to keep God and his grace central in culture. Looking at history, Keller illustrates the problems that will arise if this is not the case. "...when Christians work in the world, they will […]

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May 13, 2023
What Should We Keep in Mind When Considering the Ethics of the Bible?

Author Gregory Goswell notes that both the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible have value as ethical resources. Not only rich in doctrine and instruction, they also tell of outcomes for people who faced significant challenges in their lives. Whilst many might wonder how Christian truths relate to the world today, we are […]

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April 4, 2023
Was Violence Against the Canaanites a Matter of Racial Prejudice?

The authors warn that a careful theological understanding of the Old Testament book, Joshua, is vital in reading the accounts of warfare between the Israelites and the Canaanites, particularly as one reflects on more recent history and present day experience of racial prejudices. "It is impossible to ignore what is routinely viewed as the grave […]

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September 29, 2022

In this podcast, Natasha Moore from the Centre for Public Christianity interviews Professor Sarah Coakley, Anglican minister, theologian and writer. In their discussion about her book, "The New Asceticism: Sexuality, Gender, and the Quest for God " (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015), Professor Coakley explains, "I see desire as a central human phenomenon … We see desire […]

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March 29, 2022
Book Review: Joined-up Life: A Christian Account of How Ethics Works

EngageWorkFaith staff team member Simon Hill reviews " Joined-up Life: A Christian Account of How Ethics Works" by Andrew Cameron Published by Intervarsity Press UK, 2011 While pretty much all people have the sense of 'right' and 'wrong', we aren't always able to articulate or understand the 'why' of this important distinction. Even though many […]

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