Jonathan Chaplin

 

Dr. Jonathan Chaplin is former Director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics, a position he took up in 2006. From Fall 2017 he will work as an independent scholar and writer. He is a Member of the Divinity Faculty of Cambridge University, has served as a faculty member of the Institute for Christian Studies (ICS), Toronto and as a visiting lecturer at the VU University, Amsterdam. He is a specialist in Christian political thought, and has authored or edited ten books and reports in the field, and published many articles, including “Liberté, Laïcité, Pluralité: Towards a Theology of Principled Pluralism” (International Journal of Public Theology, 2016). His latest book is God and the EU: Faith in the European Project (Routledge, 2016), co-edited with Gary Wilton.

He is married to Dr. Adrienne Dengerink Chaplin, a specialist in Christian aesthetics, and they have two children, Paul (28), and Lucia (26). He attends St Paul's Anglican Church, Cambridge.

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Writings

Loving Faithful Institutions: Building Blocks of a Just Global Society
Sep 1, 2011
Comment Article
Why a "Just Society" must also be a "Big Society"
Jun 8, 2011
CPiP Article
Jonathan Chaplin on God and Government
Jan 13, 2011
Cardus Audio
Coalitions, Cuts, and Compromises: The U.K. Government Six Months On
Dec 24, 2010
Comment Article
Sphere Sovereignty and Canadian Public Life
Dec 22, 2010
CPiP Article
Beyond Liberal Restraint
Jul 12, 2010
Cardus Audio
"From Big State to Big Society": Is British Conservatism becoming Christian Democratic?
Jul 9, 2010
Comment Article
God's Servant for Your Good - A Christian View of the State
Dec 1, 2009
Cardus Audio
Seeking the Welfare of the City
Dec 1, 2009
Cardus Audio
Street-Level Justice - A Christian View of the City
Dec 1, 2009
Cardus Audio
Can Nations Be Secular?
Oct 9, 2009
Comment Article
Can Nations be "Christian"? An English Debate
Aug 21, 2009
Comment Article
A new take on Tory
Apr 24, 2009
Comment Article
Living with Liberalism: understanding regimes of tolerance
Dec 22, 2006
Comment Article
Sphere Sovereignty and Canadian Public Life
Nov 8, 2006
Research Article
"Street-level Justice": governing metropolitan public space
Mar 1, 2006
Comment Article
Blessed Be the Ties That Bind (continued)
Nov 1, 2004
Comment Article
Blessed Be the Ties That Bind
Oct 1, 2004
Comment Article
Lessons from Old Europe
May 1, 2004
Comment Article
Reining in the State: Lessons from a very British affair
Mar 1, 2004
Comment Article
On Globalization: An Exercise in Public Theology
Mar 1, 2003
Comment Article
The Future of Federalism
Jul 1, 2001
Comment Article

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