Commentary

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

  • July 23, 2010

    As the coalition's plans for reducing public services to an ineffectual rump and for implementing cuts in benefits which will cause real hardship to the most vulnerable begin to take horrifying shape,

  • July 22, 2010

    ...for the British Blues Awards.

  • July 22, 2010

    For people in the Philippines and elsewhere, Fairtrade is more than buying and selling products at fair prices, says Shay Cullen. It is working for the enhancement of human dignity, protecting vulnerable and exploited people. It is a matter of...

  • July 22, 2010

    A law banning the burqa will not resolve the identity crisis many European countries are going through, nor will it help towards the integration of European citizens, says Valerie Hartwich. The burqa is but a crystallisation, an expression of...

  • July 22, 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, BBC and the tabloids

  • July 21, 2010
  • July 21, 2010

    Lack of access to water has been a problem for Palestinians in the Jordan Valley since the Israeli occupation of the West Bank in 1967, says Doris Rachel. As she and other volunteers delivered bottles of water in the searing heat, they could...

  • July 21, 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, BBC and the tabloids

  • July 21, 2010

    Two hundred years ago, a revolution was ushered in by Reform Judaism, catering for Jews no longer isolated from the rest of society or fearful of surrounding culture, says Jonathan Romain. Through it, Jewish people are thoroughly engaged with...

  • July 20, 2010

    It's easy to get the impression that, when it comes to questions of sexuality, Christians are split into two embittered factions who fight each other with no hope of dialogue or progress.

  • July 20, 2010

    If corporate power groups are permitted to get their hands on our most important and humane social institution, the National Health Service, it will be all but impossible for a future government to restore it, says Jill Segger. The so-called Big...

  • July 20, 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, BBC and the tabloids.

  • July 19, 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, Guardian, BBC and the tabloids.

  • July 16, 2010

    Lebanon provides fecund ground for diverse proxy influences, plots and even wars in disguise, says Harry Hagopian. It is a mistake to ignore it in the context of wider Middle East and global concerns

  • July 16, 2010

    A new report on Christian political participation in the USA shows a diverse picture at odds with attempts to stereotype or claim a simple 'Christian vote', says Martin Marty.

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