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Spiritual Capital and Progressive Localism

In Spiritual capital and progressive localism Chris Baker (writing for online magazine Public Spirit) outlines a vision of society that accepts the full religious and secular diversity of Britain today and is able to embrace the ‘spiritual capital’ of both religious and … Continue reading

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Taking Spirituality Seriously

I’ve recently started following the RSA blog and in particular some excellent thinking and writing on the subject of spirituality by Jonathan Rowson. In Taking Spirituality Seriously he builds on an earlier reflection on Post-Religious Britain: The Faith of the … Continue reading

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Managing without managers

I have a bit of an interest in the way organisations manage themselves and their people and was particularly inspired by The Starfish and the Spider: The unstoppable power of leaderless organisations by Brafman and Beckstrom a few years ago. … Continue reading

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NT Wright on the Kingdom of God

“What would it look like if God was in charge around here?”

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Debting it up

A good short sharp overview of young people and debt from TrueTube which we’re using in our new lesson on many management with year 11’s. You can view and download the video here

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Did we miss a trick? (or a treat?)

  Halloween is officially big business – £315m worth according to a report in today’s Times newspaper. Last year spending went up by 19% and this year Sainsbury’s and Asda each hope to sell 500,000 costumes. One of the reasons … Continue reading

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Homosexuality: Identity and Scripts

Over at Storied Theology Daniel Kirk is inviting discussion about Homosexuality: Identity and Scripts. His starting point is a reticence to embrace wholly the idea of ‘gay identity’, picking up instead on an understanding that recognises three axes of sexuality … Continue reading

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Is Facebook Making Us Stupid?

Happiness, distraction and social media (or, Is Facebook making us stupid?) is a well argued and well researched post by Fernando Gross that I found encapsulated many of my ponderings on the subject of the omnipresence of the online world. … Continue reading

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Facebook musings

A couple of Facebook related posts caught my eye today. In Zuckerberg: Non-Evil Non-Genius? Robert Wright reflects on the growth stages of Facebook, and how a sequence of largely unplanned developments became a killer strategy, levering the power of “positive … Continue reading

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Sex, Porn and Teenagers

Sex, Porn and Teenagers is a documentary on Radio 4 tonight at 8pm. Writer and presenter Miranda Sawyer also has an article in The Guardian here. She concludes: I wonder whether sex education classes shouldn’t take more account of modern … Continue reading

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