Category: Ethics

November 20, 2023
Stories of Suffering, Redemption, Hope

John Wyatt examines the way in which Christians might regard the problem of suffering in the world. With examples of Christians who have experienced some of life's toughest challenges, Wyatt notes, "So a recurring theme of human experience is the strange but wonderful way that the evil, pain, distress and agony of human suffering is […]

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September 5, 2023
As a Christian, I Went Down the AI Rabbit Hole. Here are 12 things I Discovered

Artificial Intelligence is here to stay, which many of us find a bewildering and daunting prospect. Akos Balogh shares helpful insights to help think through some of the issues. "...many are sounding the alarm about the dangers of unregulated AI with the advent of ChatGPT. And the spread of AI into everyday life raises the […]

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August 14, 2023
Saving Friends: What I’ve Learned from Insufferable Patients

Written by a third generation family physician, this is a confronting and challenging article reflecting our human frailties even in the most well-intentioned of professional environments. "Much has been said about the “epidemic of loneliness” in the West – the great unmooring of neighborly life, the bewildering rates of anxiety, depression, and “deaths of despair” that seem […]

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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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