Religion and Society

  • 7 Nov 2014

    The Christian Funders’ Forum is to launch their first Christian social action awards ceremony, celebrating projects implemented by churches and Christian organisations.

  • 6 Nov 2014

    Marriage equality is a worthy cause, and UK laws rightly ban discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. But a legal case by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland against a bakery unhelpfully confuses different issues.

  • 3 Nov 2014

    The Christian Gospel amplifies the prophet’s call to “do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God.” This summons is addressed to the whole church, all its members. It is of the essence of the Way of Wisdom and should be the basis of high quality and wide-ranging theological training, says Professor Deirdre Good, one of eight senior faculty members seeking reinstatement at General Theological Seminary in New York, after they took action to highlight abusive behaviour.

  • 3 Nov 2014

    The death of 'Baby P' was followed by a damaing rush to judgement, says Savi Hensman. She considers the response of the Church of England and how it could be part of the wider task of countering violence and cooperating with other people of goodwill to build a more just and peaceful world.

  • 3 Nov 2014

    Quakers in Britain will launch one of London’s newest auditoriums on 10 November, following a £4.5 million renovation.

  • 31 Oct 2014

    As tackling climate change increasingly becomes not just an economic and political issue, but also a moral one, a new paper from Christian Aid draws inspiration from the biblical prophets.

  • 31 Oct 2014

    The fourth Cutting Edge Consortium Conference will take place on 1st November 2014 at Conway Hall, Red Lion’s Square from 10am to 5pm (registration from 9.30am). The theme of this year’s conference is “Equality and Religion in a Changing World”.

  • 31 Oct 2014

    Ekklesia is please to be supporting the British tour of Professor Tom and Rebecca Yoder Neufeld, which continues in Scotland next week (2-6 November 2014).

  • 31 Oct 2014

    Ekklesia is pleased to be connected to both domestic and global initiatives in Anabaptist thinking about peace, justice and the role and witness of church communities in a changing world.

  • 30 Oct 2014

    The World Council of Churches is deeply concerned about the rejection of an appeal against the blasphemy death sentence for Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi.