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The end of the end of austerity.

Some politicians are calling for “the end of austerity.”  It is a magical political phrase.  To the general public it conveys generosity as opposed to austere, miserly scroogishness. To public servants it sounds hopeful; “Ooo, a possible pay rise or … Continue reading

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Economics according to Jesus #2 – total savings and generosity

Piles of cash and generosity Yesterday I posted on the paradox of thrift, which is the economic phenomenon of an increase in the savings ratio of the average person during recession (an attitude which exacerbates the effect of the economic … Continue reading

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Trevor Phillips on Christians in modern society

The dust is settling on the report in the Sunday Telegraph which quoted “equalities boss” Trevor Phillips on the relationship between Christians and modern society. There’s been discussion elsewhere on the internet about whether or not Christians are more militant, … Continue reading

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From the vicarage May 2011

From the vicarage May 2011 I’ve been looking again at a paper I wrote for my interview for the post of Vicar at Holy Trinity. As I read it I rediscovered this seven value statement, which I borrowed from another … Continue reading

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