What is Joy in Enough (JiE) really all about?

What is Joy in Enough (JiE) really all about?  What in practice are we trying to do?  And how do we differ from many other organisations, Christian and secular, with somewhat similar aims?  These are questions we are frequently asked – and indeed that we ask ourselves in the thirty-strong JiE ‘College’ – the group of people who are offering us specialist help in developing this programme.

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Read about Joy in Enough and the Big Workshop on Sat 18 Nov at Sheffield here. Includes posters to publicise it.

Joy in Enough

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Don’t Even Think About It – Review

Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change, by George Marshall, October 2015. Bloomsbury, USA, ISBN 978-1632861023, 272 pages. RRP £12.99 (paperback)

This book examines why science on its own doesn’t convince people. It looks at the psychological processes and brain architecture that underlie humans’ tendency to disregard and skew difficult evidence.

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Citizen’s Basic Income – Review

Citizen’s Basic Income: A Christian Social Policy, by Malcolm Torry, September 2016. Darton,Longman & Todd, ISBN 978-0232532609, 170 pages. RRP £9.99 (paperback)

It is clear that Malcolm Torry has considerable expertise when it comes to citizen’s basic income, having written extensively on the subject over several decades.

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Doughnut Economics – Review

Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, by Kate Raworth, April 2017. Random House, ISBN 978-1847941374, 384 pages. RRP £20.00 (hardback). Also available in Kindle, with paperback release in March 2018.

Doughnut Economics offers a new vision: an inner ring of social foundation and an outer ring of planetary limits.

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Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist – Review

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist, by Paul Kingsnorth, March 2017. Faber and Faber, ISBN 978-0571329694, 304 pages. RRP £14 99 (paperback)

This book explores an area which few other environmental activists address, namely the causal links between the Neoliberal economy of never-ending growth on a finite planet and the inevitable destruction of Earth’s eco-systems which that entails.

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Re-enchanting the Activist – Review

Re-enchanting the Activist: Spirituality and Social Change, by Keith Hebden, November 2016. Jessica Kingsley, 176 pages, ISBN 1785920413. RRP £8.99 (paperback)

“So much trouble in the world,” Bob Marley is lamenting through my iPhone earbuds, while those headlines on the newspaper kiosk are screaming horrible, horrible things.

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The Divine Dance – Review

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation, by Richard Rohr with Mike Morrell, November 2016. SPCK, ISBN 978-0-28-107815-8, 220 pages. RRP £9.99  (paperback)

In this book, based on Richard Rohr’s recent talks, he and Mike Morrell call for a “spiritual paradigm shift”, a move from a concept of God as a static omnipotent monarch to the flowing relationship of the Trinity,

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