Category - theology

  • 12 Jan 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

    Bernadette Meaden reviews the book that many radical Christians have been waiting for. It shows, she says, how spirituality can be a unifying, liberating force, and how looking at the world from a Jesus perspective can be joyful and life-enhancing.

  • 27 Dec 2012

    How does God communicate with us when words are not adequate? How can we even try to talk of God when literal language so lets us down? Mark Wakelin, President of the Methodist Conference, says that the whole point of the Christmas story is to show us that the God of Jesus Christ is disclosed in humanity, vulnerability and personalness, rather than abstract theory or proposition. Like love, this calls for a personal and social response within the life of the world.

  • 10 Dec 2012

    To coincide with Human Rights Day 2012 (, it seems appropriate to highlight a past report from Ekklesia, authored by Savitri Hensman, examining 'Contrasting church attitudes on human rights for all'.

  • 10 Dec 2012

    Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 on which the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  • 8 Dec 2012

    After the Prime Minister’s positive commitment to equal marriage and religious freedom, the official Church of England response was disappointingly negative.

  • 28 Nov 2012

    The Anabaptist Theology Forum will meet again near Leamington Spa from 5th-6th December, and there are a few spare spaces for those with a serious interest in both modern and historic Anabaptism.

  • 13 Nov 2012

    'Occupy the Issues: Alternatives in Politics, Economics and the Media' is the title of a conference and seminar being held at Edinburgh University on 29 November.

  • 6 Nov 2012

    Rachel Mann's passionate and thoughtful new book Dazzling Darkness: gender, sexuality and God, published by the Iona Community's Wild Goose imprint, is being launched at Manchester Cathedral, in the Nave, today (6 November 2012) at 7pm. The bookshop will be provided by St Denys' Manchester, and the launch price is £9.50. Ekklesia sends warmest wishes for the launch.

  • 27 Oct 2012