People and Power

  • April 16, 2008

    Migration is a human concern, not a Muslim or a Christian one, and joint action is vital, declared representatives of Lebanon's six most numerous faith communities at a Public Hearing on Migration in Beirut this week.

  • April 16, 2008

    Britain counts itself as a mature democracy. But what really guarantees freedom and fairness, asks Simon Barrow, and how does the church relate to the will of the people in wider society?

  • April 14, 2008

    Of the six minority candidates standing for election as London mayor, only one who is standing on an explicitly Christian ticket has been invited to attend the main hustings event for churches in central London.

  • April 9, 2008

    Faithworks, Livability Community Mission and Tearfund are hosting a free discussion evening with Shane Claiborne the founder of the Simple Way community and author of The Irresistible Revolution and J

  • April 3, 2008

    To mark CND turning 50 in 2008, the organisation is collaborating with LSE Archives on a touring exhibition, archives project and this roundtable with History Today to tell the story of the movement f

  • April 3, 2008

    The idea of human rights is often traced back to the characteristically religious insight that every individual is unique in the eyes of God.

  • April 1, 2008

    In the revolutionary atmosphere just before the outbreak of the First Jewish-Roman War (a.d.

  • March 28, 2008

    Everyone is talking about the 'credit crunch'. Patrick Hynes, from Oikocredit, reflects on how access to fair finance continues to be a problem for people who are poor, and proposes a simple solution.

  • March 28, 2008

    The former pastor of Barack Obama has been accused of extremism for his views on 9/11, the US and terrorism. But he has been defended by a leading moderate commentator.

  • March 22, 2008

    Easter is not about some nasty death cult where a blood sacrifice must be paid to appease an angry God, says Giles Fraser. The crucifixion reveals human death-dealing at its worst and the resurrection offers a new start, refusing the logic of scapegoating.