Category - theology

  • February 20, 2010

    Ethics. Ah yes, a county just outside London, the old joke goes. But seriously, ethical discussion in Britain is remarkably thin at the moment. That's why a new initiative to stimulate proper debate, launched today, has the potential to be so refreshing.

  • December 23, 2009

    How does biblical thought relate to climate change? What are the theological insights churches can offer to a world facing an unprecedented ecological crisis? Juan Michel describes some answers from a recent global seminar.

  • July 29, 2009

    Our online book service partner, Metanoia has many compelling new books in stock for August - biblical studies, understanding Iran, Christ in the C21st century faith, Christian anarchism, Mennonite practice, and more.

  • March 31, 2009

    Theologians from across the globe have been gathering in Augsburg for a consultation of Lutheran churches – the third largest worldwide Christian confession after the Catholic and Orthodox Churches.

  • February 4, 2009

    My experience of being a Christian is that of a surprising, continual and contested process of reformation and rediscovery, says Simon Barrow. It's far removed from the caricature of faith that many zealous believers and non-believers seem attached to.

  • December 27, 2008

    The Christmas message is one of deliveerance from fear, says Giles Fraser. But the approach the Pope has taken to 'human ecology' heads perilously in the other direction.

  • December 5, 2008

    A day conference organised by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.

  • October 22, 2008

    Many believers want politicians to talk more about God and faith. Many secularists wish they would stop doing so. But are both missing the point?

  • October 22, 2008

    Measuring the number of times politicians mention or don't mention God misses the point, says Simon Barrow. The issue is whether the subversive language of the Gospel can challenge top-down religious and political systems.

  • September 18, 2008

    New research published this week by Theos, a church-backed theology think tank, suggests that there is a growing use of 'God talk' by party political leaders in their conference speeches.