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I'm sorry, I haven't blogged for a long time. I hope to start again very soon, but until then, enjoy the archives!

Poverty, the image of God and the most dangerous button on earth

There’s a button on planet earth that is perhaps more dangerous than any other. And it’s not the red button that lives in a briefcase close to President Obama that … Continue reading

22/07/2012 · Leave a comment

Romanticising Poverty vs. Visions of Utopia (Part 4)

Romanticisng poverty is dangerous (part 1), visions of Utopia are problematic (part 2) and the Bible is hopeful, realistic and pragmatic in its approach to poverty (part 3). It’s important … Continue reading

03/09/2010 · Leave a comment

Romanticising Poverty vs. Visions of Utopia (Part 3)

In part one and part two I outlined two opposing approaches to development along with concerns I have with both. In this blog I begin to reflect theologically on the … Continue reading

31/08/2010 · 1 Comment

Romanticising Poverty vs. Visions of Utopia (Part 2)

In part one, I outlined an idea from the ‘post-development’ school of thought – that development, in its traditional sense at least, has done little good, even a great deal … Continue reading

24/08/2010 · 2 Comments

Romanticising Poverty vs. Visions of Utopia (Part 1)

This is the first part of a series of three or four blogs. During it I’ll explore a ‘development dynamic’ that intrigued me while I was studying for my MA … Continue reading

23/08/2010 · 3 Comments

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