Commentary

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

  • April 23, 2007

    Ekklesia's 'rebranding' suggestion for St George may be controversial with some (though we have received warm comments as well as the expected abuse), but the Catholic church has already done it in a way.

  • April 23, 2007

    Saint George needs to be reclaimed from the Crusaders for a world where healing is needed in place of conflict, says Giles Fraser.

  • April 23, 2007

    Early impressions of the result in the first round of the French general election suggest a mixed message about the nti-migrant right in Europe.

  • April 22, 2007

    It seems that our link to Damian Thompson's blog has been working - he now has a few comments posted.

  • April 22, 2007

    The progressive Asian blog Pickled Politics will be "running a regular series of information posts and articles on the BNP and their tactics in advance of the upcoming Local Elections in May", says founder Sunny Hundal.

  • April 20, 2007

    We Just found an entry about Ekklesia on Damien Thompson's blog.

  • April 20, 2007

    Jonathan Bartley reflects on the legend of St George, his subversive story, and how he has been co-opted by the powerful

  • April 20, 2007
  • April 19, 2007

    Symon Hill urges Christians and others to recognize Britain’s arms sales as the moral and political equivalent of the slave trade, to work for their abolition and to pressurise BAE.

  • April 19, 2007
  • April 18, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury suggests a patient Christian dialogue with scripture and each other. But Jeffrey John's critics lambasted his views on the Cross before they had even read them.

  • April 18, 2007

    Simon Barrow asks how we can regain and sense of proportion, love and justice in arguments about the Bible and many other things in church and public life.

  • April 18, 2007

    Hilary Benn wants to end the nomenclature of a 'war on terror', but he does not seem to have abandoned the 'clash of civilizations' or proposed any real alternative, writes Michael Marten.

  • April 18, 2007
  • April 18, 2007

    The latest US shooting atrocity, at Virginia Tech University, is another tragic embodiment of American worship of the gun, says Tim Nafziger.