Building the Common Good: Our Responsibility
Jenny Sinclair says people in the Churches are well placed to build the links between local institutions and between estranged groups...to foster a culture of encounter, where people of different experience can meet...
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The Role of Religious Faith in Society
A Common Christian Agenda for the Common Good
Individualism, Statism and the Common Good
Populism and the Politics of Jesus
Angus Ritchie exposes 'fake populism' in which wealth and power remains in the hands of elites and finds that the politics of Jesus places the poor at the heart of the church...
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Christianity and the Politics of the Common Good
Liberal Democracy and the Unraveling of the Enlightenment Project
Our Modern Disconnectedness
Luigino Bruni explains how a marketised society needs individuals without strong ties, and that it has a vested interest in making us even more disconnected and rootless….
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An Anglican Understanding of the Common Good
Government, the common good and human dignity
On the road to the common good
Public policy professor Wayne Parsons invites us to accompany him on his long walk towards an awakening to the transformational potential of the Common Good...
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Politics, Employment Policies and the Young Generation
Good Neighbours and the Common Good
Jenny Sinclair explores the underlying reasons behind Brexit and Trump and proposes that the churches can play a key role in supporting the rebuilding of our national community for the common good...
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The Common Good and a shared vision for the next century
Rediscovering Our Moral Purpose
Social justice: not what you think it is
The Common Good and Austerity
Pat Jones CBE sees parallels between the economic state of Liverpool in the 1980s and the impact of austerity today. She looks at the involvement of faith leaders then and now and underlines the imperative of speaking out...
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Blue Labour and Post-liberalism
As both are pro-faith and acknowledge the contribution of Christianity to public life, Ian Geary suggests we take seriously the significance of Red Tory and Blue Labour in post liberal politics...
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One Nation but Two Cities: Business and Civil Society
Understanding the Modern State - The Common Good
Restate the common good again
Hilary Russell says Christians need to emphasise their contribution to society; they are significant players, and are more effective when working together...
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What's So Great About 'The Common Good'?
US evangelical Christian Andy Crouch digs below the phrase 'common good' to discover a rich resource, and finds common ground with Pope Leo XIII and the cultural circumstances of the late 19th century...
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The Anglican Polity and the Politics of the Common Good
Together for the Common Good
The voluntary sector and the Common Good
Rebuilding Jerusalem for the Poor
In an extract from his book Rebuilding Jerusalem¸ Rt Revd Stephen Platten underlines the primacy of the church’s mission to the poor and gives examples of different ways in which people in the church have responded...
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Should We Start From the Bottom Up?
Rt. Hon. John Battle draws lessons from San Paolo about rebuilding community and the legacy of atomisation post Thatcher. As a task for the Church, it implies rethinking our theology, but it isn’t necessary to start from scratch...
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