Simon Barrow's blog

Changing belief patterns in the USA

Changing belief patterns in the USA

The dominance of religion in American public life has taken a different form to that of Europe under Christendom. But the US picture is changing too.

Tree-lining our imagination of justice

Tree-lining our imagination of justice

Deep thinking about trees? Yes indeed. They are both a vital resource, a means of claiming the land, and at the same time contested political and religious symbols.

Schooling for community change

Schooling for community change

Integrated schooling in Northern Ireland has provable benefits. We should be learning that lesson in Britain.

Banking on alternatives

Banking on alternatives

As free market fundamentalism falters, religious communities have an opportunity to invest in practical alternatives.

More than just 'rights'

More than just 'rights'

Christians and others are asking whether a "rights discourse" is really adequate to who and what we are as human beings.

Convening on liberty

Convening on liberty

Ekklesia is pleased to be involved in a major civil society event taking place across Britain today.

The majority that cried 'discrimination'

The majority that cried 'discrimination'

Are Christians in Britain an unacknowledged majority or a persecuted minority? Some are trying to say they are both!

Giving Crediton where it's due

Giving Crediton where it's due

Parents and staff - including a local Religious Education teacher - are rallying around a school they say has been wrongly accused of telling children 'not to talk about God'.

We are now tweeting...

We are now tweeting...

Yup, Ekklesia is now on Twitter, feeding you the news and updates as they happen...

http://twitter.com/Ekklesia_co_uk

The Markopolos case

The Markopolos case

The global fiscal crisis is exposing the dark underbelly of evasion, greed and corruption in the corporate sector.