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All articles & reviews tagged with social-justice

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February 2021
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

All Fulham boys matter

People are far from equal. Socially, academically, economically, mentally, physically. Rightly, politicians and educators try to address this, and in doing so ‘group’ people together. Pupil Premium (disadvantaged children who receive additional school funding), BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic), SEN (Special Educational Needs) and so on. Pressure groups and organisations take up the…

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August 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Just what does the Black Lives Matter movement stand for?

All right, let’s get this out of the way first. I know that when people repeat the slogan, ‘black lives matter’, it doesn’t necessarily mean they support every single ideological belief of the whole BLM movement. For many people it’s just a way of saying, ‘I oppose racism.’ I accept that. I also know…

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July 2020
Articles > Comment

Beware the twin idols of ‘social justice’ and ‘health & safety’

When it comes to questions about race and ethnicity the impulse for justice, fairness, and unity is a right one for us as evangelicals to have. But, as Ferris Lindsay points out in this edition, it is rarely that simple. As the son of Caribbean parents, he has spent a lifetime thinking through the…

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January 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

What’s all this about social justice?

Morality is back. Once again, moral absolutes are not just possible but popular. The #metoo movement has demanded universal standards of sexual morality. People are talking about social justice and the need to liberate the oppressed. This all gives tremendous gospel opportunities, because it invites the question: on what basis can universal moral standards…

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Review

Reviews > Book

Building the Kingdom of God on Earth: The Churches’ Contribution to Marshal Support for World Order and Peace, 1919-1945

This excellent work informs us of the past and forewarns us of the future. Dr Erdmann writes of the era before and after World War I when influential people pondered how war might be abolished and the world’s social ills resolved. Something had to be done about war and its lasting devastation – a…

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