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More Middle East and North Africa analysis

More Middle East and North Africa analysis

Our associate Dr Harry Hagopian, an expert commentator and ecumenical consultant on the Middle East and North Africa, has been particularly busy during Advent, recording several broadcasts before a stay in a Monastery.

AlterNATIVITY - our Advent theme for 2014

AlterNATIVITY - our Advent theme for 2014

This year Ekklesia has, for the first time, developed an Advent Calendar, in partnership with our colleagues at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church in London – which has a long history of social engagement, as well as work with homeless people and others excluded from the Feast of Life to which Christmas points.

Following up 'Who would Jesus shoot?'

For all those who attended our proactively titled ‘Who Would Jesus Shoot?’ public debate on war and nonviolence – we are planning follow-up discussion on line, both here and on Ekklesia's Facebook group. All material will be linked here: http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/whowouldjesusshoot

Conference: Equality and religion in a changing world

Conference: Equality and religion in a changing world

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”.

Peacemaking is focus of Mennonite tour in Scotland

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).

Monthly radio reflections on the Middle East

Monthly radio reflections on the Middle East

A reminder that Ekklesia associate, international lawyer and church consultant Dr Harry Hagopian features in a regular Premier Christian Radio broadcast on the Thursday of the last week of every month.

Sunday Morning Live: religious holidays?

Sunday Morning Live: religious holidays?

Ekklesia co-director Jonathan Bartley will be appearing on Sunday Morning Live television programme, with Clive Anderson, at 10am on BBC1 Sunday 26th October 2014.

Accepting Evangelicals mark tenth anniversary

Accepting Evangelicals mark tenth anniversary

The pro-inclusion network Accepting Evangelicals (AE) is celebrating its tenth anniversary today, as the group meets in London, at St John's Church in Waterloo, for its Annual General Meeting.

Who would Jesus shoot? A debate

Who would Jesus shoot? A debate

This is the provocative title of a conversation and debate between Tom Yoder Neufeld, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies (New Testament) at Conrad Grebel University College, University of Waterloo and Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology at Oxford University.

Canadian Mennonites visit Britain with peace message

Canadian Mennonites visit Britain with peace message

With support from Ekklesia and other partners, the Anabaptist Network and the Mennonite Trust in Britain are coordinating the visit to the UK of Canadian Mennonites, Tom and Rebecca Yoder Neufeld.