Features

  • 28 Apr 2009

    Andrew Graystone says that the new Head of Religion could be a Muslim or a Methodist, a Hindu or a Humanist - as long as they believe something and believe it with a passion.

  • 27 Apr 2009

    The debate about faith schools is often polarised into a simple pro- and anti- issues, says Rabbi Jonathan Romain. The Accord Coalition is seeking to break fresh ground on practical reform and unite people across the supposed religious-secular divide.

  • 27 Apr 2009

    Trying to deny the Armenian genocide harms us all and stunts the possibility of true justice and true peace, says Harry Hagopian. We must face up to its human, historical and political reality, no matter how painful.

  • 25 Apr 2009

    Sustainable banking has been developing for decades, but it has accelerated rapidly as the financial crisis has taken hold. Why? Peter Blom, CEO and chair of the executive board of Triodos Bank, offers an answer

  • 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.