Peace

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia proposes non-violent alternatives to military action as well as peace-making strategies. Ekklesia hit the headlines in 2002 by proposing public consideration of strategies for non-violent regime change in Iraq.

  • 7 Oct 2014
    When my twin sister and I were very sick with the measles, aged six, it didn’t even occur to me that a home visit from the doctor was anything less than our due. I bet it occurred to my parents though. Having grown up in a world without the NHS, I bet they were grateful that they didn’t have to think about how to pay the doctor for his trouble, or for the medicines he left that helped relieve our symptoms and reduce the fever that was undoubtedly causing them concern.
  • 3 Oct 2014

    Biblical reflections marked the end of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel (WWPPI) in a service at the Ecumenical Centre chapel in Geneva.

  • 9 Jul 2014

    The World Council of Churches has recommended ways for churches to work to end nuclear dangers and respond to those affected by continuing nuclear tragedies.

  • 10 Jun 2014

    Questions of war and peace are sometimes seen by Christians as somewhat separate from core gospel convictions, and are pigeon holed as issues upon which we will differ 'on ethical grounds'.

  • 11 Feb 2014

    Pioneering Lutheran theologian, anti-Nazi resister, educator, ecumenist, poet, pastor and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born on 4 February 1906. Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow introduces an important new book which challenges the myth of his abandonment of peacemaking and recovers his call to the way of Christ.

  • 30 Jan 2014

    In Britain we now have Armed Forces Day, but no specific day to mark or encourage peaceful conflict resolution or transformation.

  • 25 Jan 2014

    On Sunday 26 January 2014, BBC1's ethics and beliefs discussion show, The Big Questions, features a special edition recorded at Oasis Academy MediaCityUK in Salford, where presenter Nicky Campbell will be asking just one Big Question: Is war ever just?

  • 24 Jan 2014

    The World Council of Churches General Secretary has welcomed Pope Francis' message from the World Day of Peace.

  • 23 Jan 2014

    While the Syria peace talk started with a welter of rhetoric on all siders, churches around the world continued to focus on visible action.