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Join Cameron Hume and Rosella Payne, the Joint Public Issues Team's parliamentary interns, as they interview Christian public figures engaged in politics. Each month the podcast will grapple with pertinent justice issues and muse on what the Bible brings to the political discussion.

Faith in Politics JPIT

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    • 5.0, 6 Ratings

Join Cameron Hume and Rosella Payne, the Joint Public Issues Team's parliamentary interns, as they interview Christian public figures engaged in politics. Each month the podcast will grapple with pertinent justice issues and muse on what the Bible brings to the political discussion.

    3:9 "Holy or full of holes? The values of our social safety net" with Jonathan Reynolds MP

    3:9 "Holy or full of holes? The values of our social safety net" with Jonathan Reynolds MP

    Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Jonathan Reynolds, shares his thoughts on the furlough scheme, Universal Credit, Universal Basic Income and the future of social security in the UK. Cameron and Rosella muse on what the Bible and the Church may have to say on Universal Basic Income and what values should shape our social security system.

    • 38 min
    3:8 Shelter from the storm? Tackling homelessness amidst COVID-19. Baroness Armstrong & David Smith

    3:8 Shelter from the storm? Tackling homelessness amidst COVID-19. Baroness Armstrong & David Smith

    Baroness Armstrong returns to the podcast to discuss homelessness and rough sleeping policy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and what needs to happen next. David Smith of Oasis Community Housing in Newcastle shares his experience of working with those in need of housing during the crisis and the challenges and opportunities this has presented. Cameron and Rosella muse on what a distinctively "Christian" approach to social action looks like and whether it's really necessary? Sign up to the JPIT webinar here: http://www.jointpublicissues.org.uk/webinars/?fbclid=IwAR1SECGNANkyOCrd7lkyQERz9m_mbtGb2KOgN0mA4Q-4xh8zYqXLXA7aefI

    • 46 min
    3:7 'Shaping a Post-Pandemic Economy' with Paul Morrison

    3:7 'Shaping a Post-Pandemic Economy' with Paul Morrison

    As the world fights a global pandemic attention is already turning to what happens next. Join Cameron Hume and Rosella Payne as they interview Paul Morrison, a leading expert on poverty in the UK and member of the JPIT team. This month's monthly musing asks why should Christians care about macro economics?

    • 32 min
    3:6 'Renewal and Rebellion' with Barry Gardiner, Anthony Reddie and Christine Allen

    3:6 'Renewal and Rebellion' with Barry Gardiner, Anthony Reddie and Christine Allen

    This month's episode comes direct from the green room of the renewal and rebellion conference hosted by JPIT. It features a great set of conversations with Barry Gardiner MP, Professor Anthony Reddie and Christine Allen, director of CAFOD, discussing faith, the economy and the environment! Cameron and Rosella muse on the Christian case for civil disobedience in the face of the climate crisis. Tweet us your "what if" question at @FiP_Podcast !

    • 35 min
    3:5 'Bishops on the Benches' with the Bishop of London

    3:5 'Bishops on the Benches' with the Bishop of London

    This month’s Faith in Politics explores the role of Bishops in the House of Lords. The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally talks of her experience in the House and how her previous role as the Chief Nursing Officer shapes her ministry and politics. Cameron and Rosella muse on the role of Bishops in the House of Lords today considering how this convention sits within wider debates of reforming the House of Lords. Find more information on this month's action 'Living Lent' at: https://livinglent.org/

    • 33 min
    3:4 - 'Relief or Return: the role of International Development’ With Sir Desmond Swayne MP

    3:4 - 'Relief or Return: the role of International Development’ With Sir Desmond Swayne MP

    Happy New Year! To kick off 2020, Cameron interviews Conservative MP and former International Development Minister Sir Desmond Swayne about being a Christian in Westminster, the purpose of International Development money, and how changes in Church of England law still have to go through Parliament! Rosella and Cameron reflect theologically on international aid, grace, colonialism and taxation.

    • 27 min

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dreaming.spires ,

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A really thoughtful listen for anyone interested in Christianity and politics

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A really good new politics and faith podcast!

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