People and Power

  • 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.

  • March 22, 2008

    The head of Changing Attitude England, a group of Anglican Christians working for an inclusive church, has exposed a "shocking" act of anti-gay violence in Nigeria and called on the Church there to condemn it unequivocally.

  • March 16, 2008

    Faith communities in Britain have been urged to ask the British government tough questions about abuses in Iraq and to seek a public enquiry to determine what has happened in the years succeeding the invasion and occupation.

  • March 16, 2008

    The United Methodist Church has been urged to think less about charity and more about social justice by becoming a partner in establishing free health clinics across the United States.

  • March 14, 2008

    A major five year research programme on faith and society is underway, and has a valuable new website.

  • March 14, 2008

    In a reflection on faith and human rights for Easter, Savi Hensman argues that issues of life and death and the question about whether Christians are on the side of the powerful or the powerless go to the heart of the Gospel story.

  • March 14, 2008

    A Christian lawyer who played a major role in exposing the killings in Abu Naji, northern Iraq, will speak at an inter-faith meeting in London tomorrow.

  • March 14, 2008

    Members of different faiths will gather in Friends House in central London on Saturday to discuss The Iraq War and Occupation: Ethics and Values with a leading lawyer who has horrifying uncovered evidence of British involvement in atrocities.

  • March 14, 2008

    The United Reformed Church has appointed the Rev Roberta Rominger as its general secretary. She becomes the first woman to hold the senior post in the Church, or in any of its predecessor denominations.

  • March 13, 2008

    The chairs of the Anglo-Asian Association For Friendship in East Oxford are furious with parts of the media for the way they have reported the Oxford mosque saga.