People and Power

  • November 14, 2008

    President-elect Obama is being deluged with well-meaning advice, says Middle East expert Michael Marten. Maybe we expect too much, but taking a realistic look at how he might handle various conflicts in the region remains important.

  • November 13, 2008

    Celebrities, theologians and activists, including Bono, Brian McLaren and Shane Claiborne have written to President-elect Obama challenging him on a range of issues to address in his presidency.

  • November 13, 2008

    Christians are called to stand with those who are victims of oppression, poverty and violence, a World Council of Churches' leader has said in advance of its forthcoming United Nations Advocacy Week in New York.

  • November 13, 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has praised the Anglican bishop of Harare, the Rt Rev Sebastian Bakare, for tackling injustices in his country and also for speaking against corruption within his own church.

  • November 13, 2008

    Each one of these 4 practical workshops explores a different method of challenging inequality and violence using nonviolent means.

  • November 12, 2008

    The Speak Network is hosting a warehouse gathering - creating a space to draw out passion, vision and prophetic voice of our generation.

  • November 12, 2008

    Under the influence of civic religion, concerns such as peacemaking have usually been considered ‘optional extras’ for Christians - matters best sidelined into a special arena labelled ‘ethics

  • November 12, 2008

    During the past decade, we have heard much about the ecological crisis facing our planet and how we, as Christians, need to take action.

  • November 12, 2008

    Church leaders in Zimbabwe are starting a process of self-examination and change which will enable them to take up a significant role in the reconstruction of their country alongside other civil society organisations.

  • November 12, 2008

    Dr David Feldman explores the notion of citizenship in its different aspects, so that our popular notions of citizenship might be placed in dialogue with more theoretical treatements of the concept, a