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Church and State

What role should the Church play in public life? Some think that the decline of the Church in UK culture means we should keep our opinions to ourselves and allow rival worldviews to run society. But we are convinced that Jesus Christ, and his pattern for life, is not only the right way to live, but the best way to live. The Church should be confident in speaking into matters of policy and law, for the good of all.


  • April 3rd, 2018
    In 'Churchianity' Dr Joseph Boot has argued the need for Christians to develop a cultural theology grounded in the Bible, addressing common faults in evangelicals' approaches to culture. In this fourth instalment Boot addresses a fundamental question: "what is the Church?"
  • April 3rd, 2018
    In this third installment, Dr Joe Boot challenges well-meaning but errant thinking on the relationship between religion and politics and culture. Boot says " divorce religion from politics, or from culture in general is a sheer fiction."
  • March 27th, 2018
    The impact of the Christian faith upon the cultural history of the West is inescapably visible all around us, yet is currently under threat. Questions need to be answered. What is the nature of the relationship of the gospel of Jesus Christ to the society in which we live? What is the relationship of God’s Word-revelation to the Christian’s life in the world? Joe Boot continues to answer these questions in this second of a series of articles.
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