Research


Below is a list of research papers, reports and other publications from Ekklesia dating back to 2004. Click on the title for more information on each publication, and a link through to the item itself where available. You might also like to sign up for our award winning weekly research bulletin which will ensure you are kept up-to-date with the very latest research from Ekklesia.

Research papers in the category Beliefs and Values.

  • November 6, 2009

    This short paper by Ekklesia researcher Lizzie Cifford looks into the background and history of BBC Radio 4's 'Thought for the Day' (TftD) slot, as a precursor to a wider analysis of 'Thought for the Day' scripts which Ekklesia is currently...

  • September 18, 2009

    Rowan Williams has recently proposed major changes in the way the Anglican Communion is organised. Because of growing willingness in the Episcopal Church (TEC) to recognise the status and ministry of lesbian and gay people, and the global...

  • July 14, 2009

    This is a preliminary paper introducing the idea of Spiritual Capital, as part of Ekklesia's putative Spiritual Capital Project. The project would seek critically to evaluate and explore ideas of, the evidence base for, and the theological...

  • June 4, 2009

    Since 2002, Ekklesia has been arguing that a key element of political and democratic renewal in Britain hinges on the encouragement of independent, citizen-based and associational politics as a counter-weight to the hegemony of top-down party...

  • May 31, 2009

    The Equality Bill 2008-2009, which will extend both to England and Wales, and to Scotland, covers age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation...

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