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Lent 2018: Week 1 – The first eviction

Read Genesis 1-3 Let us begin at the beginning. To do that – to read Genesis 1-3 again at the start of Lent – we must begin by putting aside the tragi-comic, modern readings of these chapters. While Christians have good reasons to study and marvel at the discoveries of cosmologists about the start of the universe and biologists about ...

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Home thoughts from the Bible: Introduction

The story the bible tells begins with the making of home. Scholars often note how Genesis 1 and 2 depict God crafting an ordered universe out of chaos as a sort of palace garden, a place where he can dwell in harmony with his creatures. The story of the bible ends with the making of home. Scholars often note how ...

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The ‘normalcy’ of homelessness

KEVIN HARGADEN :: The recent spate of harsh language around homelessness expresses a dangerous trend in our society. This is something Christians should be furious about.

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Ivory towers or places of power?

The Irish Centre for Faith and Justice is a participant in a major initiative involving Jesuit universities trying to make an impact on issues of global concern

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Grenfell and the Good Samaritan

KEVIN HARGADEN :: At the core of the tragedy of Grenfell Tower lies the chronic failure of a market-driven society to acknowledge the Gospel's radical call to hospitality and care.

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The rich life or the good life?

How does wealth encourage or hinder joy? A recent multi-disciplinary conference came up with some interesting answers

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Special Olympics – a different way to win

Fundraising for the Special Olympics is in full swing this week and JCJF social justice theologian Kevin Hargaden says it's an antidote to the capitalist mentality

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Flying in the face of justice

Kevin Hargaden: : The story of Holy Week comes alive as we watch a video of a Chinese doctor being brutally evicted off a United Airlines plane.

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