Category - heritage

  • June 16, 2015

    We have a tendency in these islands – particularly in England – to prefer our history packaged as 'heritage'.

  • November 17, 2012

    Historians are inviting people to dig up stories about radical, dissenting Methodists in their family tree and share them on a new heritage website.

  • March 24, 2010

    English Heritage is researching the physical condition of historic places of worship - and is concerned about the future of some historic buildings of wide civic value and interest.

  • June 12, 2009

    Though taking artefacts from antiquities site constitutes a severe criminal offence, the Israel Antiquities Authority says it will not prosecute a repentant New Yorker who returned a fragment he had taken from an ancient palace.

  • November 29, 2007

    A small Leeds church designed in 1932 and described as a "gem" when it was built has been "rediscovered" and given a Grade II listing on the advice of English Heritage - which has also produced a new publication reflecting on the way churches and faith have helped shape the city historically.

  • October 2, 2007

    Even in modern Europe, there is an undercurrent of racism often linked with the notion of preserving 'a Christian heritage' says Savi Hensman. Minority groups are excluded and people are made to feel insecure. A better theology and practice of God's radical grace is needed.