Commentary

Regular comment and analysis from some of our staff and associates.

  • June 19, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see...

  • June 19, 2011

    Global Days of Listening hold quarterly internet gatherings of people around the world to listen to the hopes of those living in war-torn countries.

  • June 18, 2011

    I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Saturday 18 June. Please see...

  • June 18, 2011

    I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Friday 17 June. See http://www.repenting.wordpress.com.

  • June 18, 2011

    Israeli political leaders should heed opinions articulated by Jewish-American actor Leonard Nimoy and others, appreciating that a just solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is as much in their interest as it is in that of Palestinians,...

  • June 18, 2011

    Regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian will be appearing on the Premier Christian Radio breakfast programme tomorrow (19 June 2011) between 9am and 10am.

  • June 16, 2011

    If I said that I’d been on an emotional rollercoaster, I might sound like a contestant on the X Factor. However, I’ve been through an extremely wide range of emotion since yesterday evening, when I launched my pilgrimage of repentance for...

  • June 16, 2011

    Analysts are everywhere these days trying to make sense of what is happening in the MENA region. And it is not so easy either, given the lack of expertise of a number of the pundits, let alone the furious pace of the developments as well as the...

  • June 15, 2011

    The Channel 4 footage Sri Lanka war crimes footage showed graphically what happens when ordinary people are regarded as mere pawns who can be sacrificed in a contest between rival commanders, says Savi Hensman, reviewing the evidence. But all...

  • June 14, 2011

    In 1997, I described opposition to same-sex relationships as being a matter of "God's opinion", rather than my own. This week, I will begin a walk of 160 miles from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. As I...

  • June 14, 2011

    For some time, I’ve been getting in training for my walk of repentance for homophobia, which begins this week.

  • June 14, 2011

    Disabled people in Britain are facing increasing hostility, a survey revealed in May 2011. The poll was carried out by ComRes for the charity Scope. 56 per cent of the disabled people surveyed said they had experienced hostility, aggression or...

  • June 13, 2011

    Last Saturday, (11 June 2011) during a conference on the future direction of the Labour Party, I was engaged in a tea-break conversation with a town councillor. He had some innovative ideas as to how local authorities could reduce costs by co-...

  • June 13, 2011

    Yemen has been much in the news of late – and the situation there is often portrayed rather negatively. Ekklesia’s Simon Barrow interviewed Progressio’s enterprising on-the-ground representative in Yemen, Abeer Al-Absi, to find out how she sees...

  • June 10, 2011

    In a frankly inept example of a newspaper with a huge axe to grind engineering the story it then reports, the Daily Mail yesterday (9 June 2011) attempted to create a 'holy war' between the leaders of England's Anglican and Catholic communities...

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