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A Christian Vision of Human Flourishing

A Christian Vision of Human Flourishing

Briefing paper 2: Nick Spencer looks at what Christian thought has to say about human flourishing

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The Theos/ CAFOD/ Tearfund Wholly Living project drew on five briefing papers, exploring different the aspects and implications of a Christian understanding of human flourishing.

The second of these was by Nick Spencer and explored the idea of human flourishing within different theological traditions.

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Nick Spencer

Nick Spencer

Nick is Senior Fellow at Theos. He is the author of a number of books and reports, most recently The Political Samaritan: how power hijacked a parable (Bloomsbury, 2017), The Evolution of the West (SPCK, 2016) and Atheists: The Origin of the Species (Bloomsbury, 2014). Outside of Theos, Nick is Visiting Research Fellow at the Faiths and Civil Society Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Society for Science and Religion

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