Simon Barrow suggests that how the churches see their engagement with culture, including spaces like the BBC's Thought for The Day, is shaped by the question about how God has been turned into an artefact under Christendom.
The maverick Christian campaigner Stephen Green has won a legal challenge to a magistrate’s decision not to grant a private blasphemy prosecution against Jerry Springer The Opera. But the ultimate casualty of this could be the archaic blasphemy law itself.
BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day reflection spot could be opened up to the non-religious as well as the religious, argues one of its Christian contributors. Jonathan Bartley says it can help people to listen to one another better.
Geneva's International Museum of the Reformation has been awarded the Council of Europe Museum Prize for 2007. The president of the council's parliamentary assembly prsented the award earlier this week.
For years the churches have been unable to fix a common date for Easter. For many it has become a general holiday. Here we provide a guide to the issues, courtesy of the WCC Faith and Order Commission.