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Crucible: Following Jesus on the margins

Crucible: Following Jesus on the margins

'Following Jesus on the margins’ is the strapline of the Crucible course, now in its ninth year in Birmingham, equipping pioneers of new forms of church for a changing culture.

Libya: Militias, politics and the need for security

Libya: Militias, politics and the need for security

In his latest Middle East Analysis vodcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian turns attention towards North Africa today and more specifically, Libya.

International Peace Day - 21 September

International Peace Day - 21 September

This year, 2013, the International Day of Peace is on Saturday 21 September.

Ekklesia comment on the Syrian crisis

Ekklesia comment on the Syrian crisis

Ekklesia staff and associates have been busy commenting, analysing and reporting on the crisis in Syria and the responses of the international community, especially the UK and US governments.

Jim Wallis tour takes in Belfast, Edinburgh, Manchester and London

Jim Wallis tour takes in Belfast, Edinburgh, Manchester and London

New York Times bestselling author and commentator on faith and politics Jim Wallis is currently visiting Britain and Ireland for a range of speaking events following the launch of his book, On God's Side (Lion Hudson) - which discusses what religion forgets and politics hasn't learned about 'serving the common good'.

New monthly MENA radio slot for Ekklesia associate

New monthly MENA radio slot for Ekklesia associate

Premier Radio, the national Christian radio station, is beginning a new regular slot analysing the Middle East and North Africa with Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian – starting tonight (29 August 2013).

Questions about reforming the UN

Questions about reforming the UN

Arguments about policy on Syria have highlighted, among other things, the question of UN structure, functioning and voting power.

Making peace practical - from ideas to action

Peace. It's a great idea. But what does it mean in practice, and how do you actually do it, on the the ground, in day-to-fay realistic situations?

Ekklesia at Greenbelt 2013

Ekklesia at Greenbelt 2013

As usual, Ekklesia has a number of associates and friends taking part in the Greenbelt Festival this weekend - including Workshop, the grassroots theological education initiative, and a variety of Christian peace and justice organisations.

Martyrdom: A Very Short Introduction

Martyrdom: A Very Short Introduction

Authors from the Very Short Introductions series are giving short talks and answering questions at Blackwells Bookshop, 53-59 South Bridge, Edinburgh, tonight (Tuesday 20 August starting at 6.00 pm).