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The Big Questions, Sunday 5th February

The Big Questions, Sunday 5th February

Ekklesia associate director Symon Hill will be a panelist on the BBC1 'Big Questions' show, airing at 10am on Sunday 5 February 2012, and afterwards available on the BBC iPlayer for a week.

UN debate about Syria analysed on television

UN debate about Syria analysed on television

Regional analyst and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian will be expert commentator assisting the presenter for the Al-Jazeera (English) from 7:30 till 10:30 PM tonight (31 January 2012).

Is time running out for Christians in the Holy Land?

Is time running out for Christians in the Holy Land?

Ekklesia associate and Middle East commentator Dr Harry Hagopian is a panel member in a churches' discussion of Middle East issues taking place in central London this evening.

Disorganised Religion: Reading the Bible After Christendom

Disorganised Religion: Reading the Bible After Christendom

The Occupy camp outside St Pauls cathedral with banners quoting biblical passages highlights the changing use of the Bible in a post-Christendom context.

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Radio discussions: The Arab Awakening?

Middle East specialist and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian is appearing on BBC and Premier Radio programmes over the New Year period, analysing the dramatic changes which have taken place in the region over the past year.

Marking World AIDS Day 2011

Marking World AIDS Day 2011

World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December each year, is an important opportunity when governments, national AIDS programmes, faith organisations, community groups and individuals around the world focus attention on the global AIDS epidemic and emphasise the critical need for a committed, meaningful and sustained response.

Parliament to hear 'Why We are Failing Disabled People' author

Parliament to hear 'Why We are Failing Disabled People' author

The Voice UK All Party Parliamentary Group is bringing the needs of people with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse.to the attention of both Houses of Parliament at Westminster.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

In 1999, the UN General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Events are moving fast in Syria

Events are moving fast in Syria

With developments relating to Syria proceeding fast, Middle East expert, churches' adviser, lawyer and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian has been on Al Jazeera (English) again, offering an up-to-date assessment of where things are - not least in relation to Turkey's role and to the stance of the Arab League.

How the churches can seize the Occupy moment

How the churches can seize the Occupy moment

Now that a legal confrontation between St Paul's Cathedral and the Occupy London anti-corporate greed and economic injustice camp on its doorstep seems to have been avoided, we can and should move back to the main issues of social, economic, political and spiritual transformation.