Social Theology That’s Not Very Social

Anglican Social Theology

The Christian Social Thought tradition finds its roots in the late 19th century and has wound its way down the daces through William Temple to the 1985 Church of England report Faith in the City. A new book entitled Anglican Social Theology has just been published [June 2014] that claims to develop this tradition for the 21st century…..but does it?

In a piece for the William Temple Foundation John Atherton argues that Anglican Social Theology fails because it is too inward looking and too narrow to serve a superdiverse age…..Have a read of his reflection here – ‘A Reflection on Anglican Social Theology’


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