Commentary

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

  • August 29, 2007
  • August 25, 2007

    Further to out story about accusations that the Nigerian Anglican Primate is being used by Western conservatives, the Church Times newspaper has a report by correspondent Pat Ashworth headed

  • August 25, 2007

    People in Britain think that Premiership footballers should be paid a lot less, and that those in service jobs at the bottom of the pay scale should get a good deal more, says a new survey for the Fabian Society.

  • August 24, 2007
  • August 24, 2007

    Ekklesia has decided to end its experimental affiliate programme with Amazon. The deal allowed the company to trawl our pages and insert book links.

  • August 15, 2007

    The sixtieth anniversary of India's independence reminds us, says Jonathan Bartley, that the nonviolent activism of Gandhi and the the peaceful and environmental 'awkward squads' point to a more hopeful form of politics and social change.

  • August 15, 2007

    India gained independence through nonviolence, but partition involved much brutality, says Savi Hensman. Independence means embracing peace and justice in spite of intolerant ideologies, both religious and secular.

  • August 15, 2007
  • August 13, 2007

    In an era where a basic understanding of what Christianity is about cannot be taken for granted, Simon Barrow welcomes a new book by philosopher and theologian Keith Ward which clears some ground and opens up issues.

  • August 10, 2007

    An academic body committed to interreligious understanding has hit upon a creative way to change hearts and minds by employing pedal power.

  • August 9, 2007

    Irrespective of what we think of the presence of British troops in Iraq, the plight of those who have worked as translators and assistants is a matter of serious concern.

  • August 8, 2007

    Annegret Kapp describes the experiences of young Christians, Muslims and Jews as they seek to come to terms with the challenges of global religious faith through a special summer school at the famous Bossey Institute.

  • August 8, 2007

    Sharing bread and wine is not just an odd church ritual, says Simon Barrow. It is an embodied symbol of a new world coming – one in which we need to be radically changed if we are going to be part of the solution not part of the problem.

  • August 3, 2007

    In an interview with Juan Michel of the WCC, a prominent Iraqi Christian shares his views on the situation in the violence-plagued country. He assesses the situation with realism, but also with hope for peace with justice.

  • August 3, 2007

    Our daily bulletin is still in hibernation until September 2007, but our news and features are being updated regularly.