Category - nonviolence

  • 28 Aug 2010

    The programme of the Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend declares that disagreement is “essential to discovery”. This is an inspiring sentiment to hear in Christian circles, all the more so when it appears to be said with sincerity.

  • 21 Aug 2010

    Britain's Quakers have said that they will work alongside other opponents of Trident nuclear weapons, even if they do not share the Quakers' commitment to peace.

  • 3 Aug 2010

    England's leading Christian peace organisation, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, have appointed Millius Ncube Palayiwa as their new director.

  • 28 Jul 2010

    BP was prevented from selling fuel anywhere in central London this morning, when nonviolent Greenpeace activists shut down every petrol station in the area.

  • 27 Jul 2010

    In addition to losing their reputation and mindbogglingly large sums of money, BP also seem to have lost any ability to appreciate irony.

  • 24 Jun 2010

    The Prime Minister is using Armed Forces Day to avoid difficult questions about war and security, according to leading peacemaking Christian NGO the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

  • 18 May 2010

    A fascinating paper has been published by Maria J.

  • 18 May 2010

    Some Christians throw around the word "sin" fairly unthinkingly, while others have become rather embarrassed by it. To talk about "sin" clearly and justly, we need to address the confusion of both society and churches around two major issues - sex and violence.

  • 30 Apr 2010

    A Roman Catholic bishop has sparked controversy after suggesting that British military involvement in Afghanistan would end sooner if there were increased funding for the war there.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    To question the sacralized version of violent history and ‘salvation’ embodied in the ANZAC weekend celebrations in Australia and New Zealand is to risk being accused of ‘blasphemy’ and causing great offence, says Jarrod McKenna. Yet Christians have to risk offending in order to witness to the nonviolent overcoming we encounter and are changed by in Christ’s cross, and to point a better way forward for humanity.