In his latest book, Professor Nicholas Boyle argues that the character of the twenty-first century will be decided by an event that will take place at some point in the middle of this decade, as has been the case in previous centuries. But what will that event be? Professor Boyle looks at the crises and opportunities that are presenting themselves currently in Europe and beyond, and asks how we can see ‘a Christian meaning in the present moment of decision’.
What does it mean to say that Britain has a ‘national interest’ on any particular issue? Tony Carroll seeks to answer this question, and looks at the UK’s position with regard to Europe.
What has been the reaction outside of the United Kingdom to David Cameron’s decision to withhold the UK’s participation in the Eurozone rescue plan?
Ahead of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's 2011 Autumn Statement, Joe Egerton took the long view and suggested that we need to consider the scenario that sustained, long term growth is a thing of the past. How, as Christians, might we respond to that challenge?
What does the future look like for the euro? William Mathews SJ explores the state of financial affairs in Europe and suggests that financial engineers have a number of lessons to learn from their counterparts in other fields of engineering.
In Boris Johnson’s address to the Conservative Party conference yesterday, he pledged to take steps to draw young people away from gang culture in light of August’s riots.
9/11 and the subsequent 7/7 attacks on London put religion at the centre of questions of national security, and the boundaries in Britain between the ‘political’ and the ‘religious’ were overthrown.
How did 9/11 affect the way in which religions talk to one another, and how can any person of faith begin to narrate the events of 9/11, personally or in dialogue with others?
Angela Kitching describes a crucial element in the Japanese social care system which could make a difference in the UK – what is ikigai?
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