Religion

Public Theology
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Public Theology

Welsh Christians and Churches have had a long and honourable history of influence in the public square, though often we don’t realise – and may even forget!  On 8 October 2015, we invited Christians to an exciting conference in Aberystwyth, to engage together across the nation, to consider how we can grasp the way God’s...

Faith and My Brain
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Faith and My Brain

What have faith and brain science got to say to one another? Some brain scientists (called ‘neuroscientists’) see themselves as about to prove that religious experience is nothing more than a brain malfunction, or that religion is no more than a useful fiction with evolutionary advantage. Others see modern studies of ‘out of the body...

Vocation at Work
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Vocation at Work

Dr Peter Sedgwick, St Michael’s College, Cardiff, explores the idea of vocation at work. This paper formed a discussion-starter for a CICC Theology Cafe on 12 June 12. Vocation at Work

Spectacular Ordinary Disciples Slides
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Spectacular Ordinary Disciples Slides

In October 2011, Rev. Dr Viv Thomas made three presentations in Wales on how Christians can live as we are called to live in ordinary life. The Powerpoint slides from his talk are available here. Please also visit our podcasts page, where his talk is available in audio form. Rev Dr Viv Thomas’ powerpoint slides...

Slides from Get a Grip Cardiff
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Slides from Get a Grip Cardiff

On 3 November 2011, CICC held its Get a Grip Conference, exploring the topic of teaching difficult passages of Scripture. Two of the talks included Powerpoint presentations, which are available for download here. Please also visit our podcasts page, where all of the talks are available in audio form. Ruth Valerio – Is Salvation Red...

The Sufferings and the Glories – Booklet
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The Sufferings and the Glories – Booklet

The sufferings of the Messiah and the glories that would follow – a good description of the messianic prophecy in Isaiah’s fourth Servant Song. Paul Hocking sets out the text of this song, based on the principles of Hebrew/biblical poetry, and then provides detailed commentary elucidating the richness of every single line in the song....

Expert Evidence for Easter
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Expert Evidence for Easter

Three short videos by Tyndale House provide evidence for the central events of the Easter narrative: Jesus’ trial before Pilate, his crucifixion and his bodily resurrection. Experts’ Evidence for Jesus’ Trial Dr Dirk Jongkind, a Research Fellow at Tyndale House, pieces together the earliest manuscript evidence for the New Testament and shows how it tells...

Biblefresh Insights
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Biblefresh Insights

Developing a Hebrew-Biblical worldview, fresh skills in personal Bible study, and enjoying the inspired ‘woven’ nature of the literature – that is what this CICC Cafe on Biblefresh Insights is all about. This page holds the papers used in the CICC Cafe series, including the Leader’s Notes. Recognising that ‘the letter kills’ but believing that ‘the...

What’s Shaping Britain?
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What’s Shaping Britain?

Mark Greene addresses the question: What’s shaping Britain?  His conclusion is that it is not the Church, nor even Governments, as it has been in previous centuries, but global Business.  He sets out the three big ‘isms’ of business, that is, modernism, individualism and consumerism, and shows how the Gospel is the antidote to all...

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