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The Eye of the Needle: Biblical Clues to a New Economy

The Eye of the Needle: Biblical Clues to a New Economy

A one day conference in Bristol on Saturday 24th March 2012 will explore the distinctive contribution of radical Christian faith to the shaping of a new post-financial crisis economic order.

How can weapons of war be turned into life-giving art?

As previously reported on Ekklesia, Professor Jolyon Mitchell from Edinburgh University delivered his inaugural lecture entitled 'How can weapons be turned into art? How can swords be transformed into ploughshares?' back in September last year. It is now available to view here on YouTube, and very well worth watching.

Occupy eviction: letter to St Paul's Cathedral

Occupy eviction: letter to St Paul's Cathedral

The following letter is being sent this week to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral, with a copy to the Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres.

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.