Why beauty matters
“At every level of the human experience, we are looking for the beautiful, something that gives priority to our souls, not just our physical needs.”
Individualism says that it is someone else’s job to make the world better, and it’s my job to put some coins in their bucket. Interdependence says that it’s my job to make the world better.
Practical action for employers minded by the common good to help address the widening gap between top earners and lowest paid workers.
How do we as Christians approach the whole business of economic development? (Lord) Rowan Williams reflects on ethics and enterprise.
Church and Peace: Day of Reflection and Discussion - Birmingham
@Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham, B4 6AF
Birmingham Churches Together. During this day of reflection and discussion, which Church and Peace is organising in collaboration with Fellowship of Reconciliation UK, we will think about some of the deep divisions in our society and hear from people who are working towards healing these divisions and bringing people together. Keynote speaker will be Rev Al Barrett, an Anglican vicar who has been involved in an exciting journey of community building on a Birmingham estate over the last eight years.
State, Church and Community - A Conversation - London
@St Mary's Church High Street Putney London SW15 1SN
What is the role of the church in healing divisions and strengthening community, not least at this time of social and political upheaval?
This is the subject of our next public conversation, State, Church and Community, on Thursday 14 March. We're excited to bring you a great panel, and we look forward to a lively discussion.
Our speakers are: Lord Glasman, founder of Blue Labour and life peer in the House of Lords; Professor John Milbank, Anglican theologian, philosopher, poet and political theorist; Jenny Sinclair, founder director of Together for the Common Good; and Co Chief Executive of Cinnamon Network UK, Mike Royal. The discussion will be chaired by Elizabeth Oldfield, Director of Theos.