Category - festival of spirituality and peace

  • 25 Aug 2012

    An important conversation takes place today (Saturday 25 August) on 'The Power of Youth and Football to Heal a Divided City', during Festival season in Edinburgh.

  • 24 Aug 2012

    Peace cannot be separated from justice and wisdom, nor politics from relationships, a panel on conflict as a positive source of change has suggested.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    When we see all conflict as automatically and only ‘bad’ do we miss the opportunity for change arising from facing the other?

  • 22 Aug 2012

    As government becomes more technocratic and anonymous, and as recession and financial chaos makes people angry and suspicious towards the political class, the need to be seen to be “where people are” and to shape public mood through cultural activity large and small is here to stay, says Simon Barrow.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    That God is a God of just-peace not violence is the revelation of Christ and the real truth of Christianity, two leading church figures have said.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    Highly regarded novelist, poet, playwright and writer for screen and stage, Jackie Kay, will be reading from her poetry at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace tomorrow (23 August), as part of the popular 'Poetry in the Persian Tent' series.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    Nobel Peace Prize nominee and globally recognised peace activist, Fr John Dear SJ, is taking part in the Festival of Spirituality and Peace on 23 August.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    Scotland's Makar (national poet), Liz Lochhead, along with Jackie Kay, Vicki Feaver, John Glenday, Aonghas MacNeacail and Stewart Conn will be performing at the prestigious Poetry in the Persian Tent reading series at The Festival of Spirituality and Peace this week.

  • 22 Aug 2012

    Money for agricultural development in Africa will be raised this week by performances from Scotland's finest poets, as well as some of the country's most significant new poetic talent. Katie MacFadyen looks at the line-up.

  • 21 Aug 2012

    The Grand Mufti of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Dr Mustafa ef. Ceric, who is the country’s senior Muslim leader, arrives in Scotland from Sarajevo on Wednesday.