Education and Culture

  • 6 Aug 2013

    The European Parliament and the Lux Prize have partnered with Just Festival to bring to screen four films that were contenders for the prize in previous years.

  • 6 Aug 2013

    The Church of Scotland has welcomed news that more pupils have taken Standard Grade and Higher exams in subjects exploring religion.

  • 6 Aug 2013

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has held an interactive dialogue with young people across the world and launched an online United Nations Platform for Youth.

  • 5 Aug 2013

    What would a conversation about religion among those who have abandoned it, or who are on the very edge of it, sound and feel like?

  • 5 Aug 2013

    Twenty years ago, many public commentators believed that religion was dead, or at least 'on the way out'. How wrong that proved. Simon Barrow looks at how the conversation about faith is deepening and broadening in the face of growing religious and non-religious diversity.

  • 5 Aug 2013

    As the huge media coverage of internet abuse has made clear (not least the appalling targeting of women on Twitter and other social media platforms), when public conversation is debased, we all suffer - though those at the sharp end suffer most.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    'Belonging(s)? Migration in theological perspective' is the title of a consultation to be held on 31 August 2013 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM in Berne, Switzerland, under the auspices of the World Council of Churches.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    Scottish and European figures, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and civic and faith leaders were among those involved in the opening of the 2013 Just Festival.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    Abortion. The subject is chronically divisive, splitting countries, social groups, religious bodies and households alike. A new play, 'Sanctuary', takes a very human look at the issues, bound up in a two-handed performance about the fragility of relationship and the agony of decision. Anna Schwoub reports and profiles one of the key performance pieces at the 2013 Just Festival.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    St John's Church in Edinburgh was packed last night (3 August 2013) for 'Just Starting', the opening event for Just Festival 2013, which attracted several hundred people.