Features

  • 22 Apr 2009

    There are positive features to the 2009 UK budget, says Ann Pettifor. But many of them look meagre compared to the scale of the problems and the missing Green New Deal.

  • 22 Apr 2009

    Calls for the BBC's new head of religion and ethics to be a Christian as if by right or necessity are wrong, says Sunny Hundal. Public broadcasting should be open to all and not beholden to narrow lobbies.

  • 22 Apr 2009

    While the world focuses on elections in South Africa, the terrible plight of people in Zimbabwe continues, says Oskar Wempter. He describes the stranglehold on the country and the impact on its starving population.

  • 20 Apr 2009

    The 'freedom principle' is not some alien liberal implant into historic Christianity, says Giles Fraser. It is the essence of the Easter and Passover message.

  • 19 Apr 2009

    The domineering and partisan politics of the US religious right was a serious Christian mistake, says Jim Wallis. To be faithful to the Gospel, Christians need to engage publicly and politically from the vulnerable space that Jesus made his own.

  • 19 Apr 2009

    Leading US evangelical author and speaker Tony Campolo re-examines The Revelation of St John the Divine in terms of what lies behind the current economic crisis, and discovers personal and political lessons rooted in a vision of God's coming kingdom.

  • 17 Apr 2009

    Caste-based discrimination in India may be 3,500 years old, but something new is unfolding, says Maurice Melanes. That is a new movement for change with a theological twist.

  • 13 Apr 2009

    The desert in Nevada, where native people once came for water to sustain life, is waiting for the transformation inherent in faith says Gene Stoltzfus, as he joins Holy Week prayer and protest at an air force base.

  • 12 Apr 2009

    The Cross of Christ is God's identification with the victim, says Giles Fraser. It abolishes the order of sin and death by abolishing sacrifice, not sanctifying it.

  • 12 Apr 2009

    The resurrection of Christ is not an argument to be had but a life to be lived, says Rowan Williams. We need to hear what is so often the question that's really being asked when people ask, 'How do you know?'