Religion and Society

  • 20 Jun 2008

    'A love genuinely lived by a people joined to Christ for the sake of the world' is how Simon Barrow defines the mission of the church. It is about something more transformatory than projects or agencies alone, he says.

  • 20 Jun 2008
  • 20 Jun 2008

    A top Christian monthly magazine has published an interview with Khalid Mish'al, widely regarded as the most senior figure in Hamas, the Islamist resistance group elected in Palestine and described as 'terrorists' by the USA.

  • 20 Jun 2008

    The Charity Commission, the independent charity regulator, and researchers at the Von Hugel Institute, have disagreed over the findings of a new report commissioned by the Church of England on the role of faith in social welfare.

  • 20 Jun 2008

    Swiss soccer player Johan Vonlanthen says he has undergone phenomenal changes since he made his debut as an international soccer player, which he attributes to his faith. But his country have still made an early exit from Euro 2008.

  • 19 Jun 2008

    What is the responsibility of the international community when a state is unable or unwilling to protect its own people?

  • 19 Jun 2008

    A Day Exploring Spiritual Traditions and the Environment

    Speakers:
    Abbot Christopher Jamison (Worth Abbey/The Monastery TV Series)
    Speaking on the theme The Ecology of Happiness

  • 17 Jun 2008

    PM Gordon Brown has launched a new consultation involving the Labour Party, churches and faith communities. It will focus on identifying the values held in common by different faiths and beliefs - ones that also echo with the non-religious.

  • 14 Jun 2008

    Over on the ever-stimulating OpenDemocracy, Anthony Barnett offers an acute assessment of Tony Blair's recent blandishments on faith and the global order.

  • 12 Jun 2008

    The Canadian Government has followed churches and apologised for forcing 150,000 aboriginal children to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools aimed at assimilating them.