Category - theology

  • 7 Oct 2012

    The world today in some ways reminds us of first century Athens, where in a multicultural melting pot, St Paul proclaimed an ‘Unknown God’.

  • 5 Oct 2012

    The newly-formed Centre for Living Christianity, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, is launching this weekend with a 'First Supper' event.

  • 6 Aug 2012

    A Japanese theologian whose grandfather survived Hiroshima says that nuclear disasters should remind people of responsibilities to future generations.

  • 3 Mar 2012

    Scholars from theological institutions in East Africa are challenging churches in measures to improve training and integration for disabled people.

  • 15 Feb 2012

    As the place of religion in society once again hits the headlines in the UK, literary critic Professor Terry Eagleton, Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University, is giving the 2012 Firth Lectures on the theme ‘Culture and the Death of God’.

  • 25 Jan 2012

    Definitions of what it means to be human have been sought out for centuries in many academic disciplines, says Kristel Clayville. Theology and philosophy have been at the forefront of this humanistic inquiry, but since Darwin's writing, biology and psychology have posited their own definitions.

  • 27 Sep 2011

    A unique and ambitious web-based theological resource has been launched in Geneva by the World Council of Churches and Globethics.net. It aims to redress a global imbalance of access to research materials in theology and related disciplines.

  • 2 Sep 2011

    Why it is that so few ‘secular’ scholars engage meaningfully with ‘religion’, wonders Michael Marten. Or to put it another way: why is it that so many religion scholars depend upon and practice disciplinary heterogeneity, whereas many of the scholars they use do not appear to engage substantially with what they write?

  • 6 Aug 2011

    A common charter reflecting essential elements of quality in theological education for colleges of all denominations has been proposed at a global meeting.

  • 14 Jul 2011

    Moving beyond tolerance of differences to appreciation is both the aim and the outcome of a 2011 summer course on 'Building an interfaith community' at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Theodore Gill of the World Council of Churches explains the background.