Nick Spencer writing for ‘Together for the Common Good’
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The Common Good has become a well–used phrase, but it is often misapplied and misunderstood – and while this is the case its potential to transform cannot be fully realised. The great institutions are vital to building the Common Good, not least the Anglican Church – but how might a better understanding help the Church apply the idea more effectively?
The opinion piece below is an amalgam of two lectures, given by Nick Spencer, Director of Research for Theos, as part of the Bishop of Winchester’s Lent Lectures for 2018. Nick was commissioned by Bishop Tim Dakin to excavate the idea of the Common Good and examine how it might fit into the tradition of Anglican Social Thought, and suggest what it might look like in practice today.
Read the full article here.