Category - credit crunch

  • 16 Sep 2009

    Church Action on Poverty has announced a series of regional events to help churches and other faith groups respond to the economic crisis and support those worst hit by it.

  • 7 Sep 2009

    The financial regulator who recently called for a Tobin-like tax on banking is unapologetic about the fuss he caused, and determined to re-interate basic questions about what economics really is.

  • 7 Sep 2009

    Bankruptcy is on the increase, says Giles Fraser. There is tragedy in economic brokenness, but also hope. Debt forgiveness has the whiff of salvation and biblical Jubilee about it.

  • 16 Aug 2009

    People are turning to spirituality during the credit crunch, say organizers of a recent Hong Kong book fair, where books on religion were among the most popular on sale.

  • 10 Jul 2009

    Religion, the church and the global recession is the focus of an international conference featuring economists, theologians and philosophers at the University of Nottingham.

  • 22 May 2009
  • 7 May 2009

    Daleep Mukarji, director of international development agency Christian Aid, says that the UK government needs to do more to help charities working in economically poorer countries during the present financial crisis.

  • 19 Apr 2009

    Leading US evangelical author and speaker Tony Campolo re-examines The Revelation of St John the Divine in terms of what lies behind the current economic crisis, and discovers personal and political lessons rooted in a vision of God's coming kingdom.

  • 18 Apr 2009

    You often get more preoccupation with finance in church meetings and more serious attention to God in political meetings, says Simon Barrow. At least in terms of being sanguine about their respective claims. Sometimes.

  • 6 Apr 2009

    We got suckered by Fichte’s freedom fantasy, says Giles Fraser. The credit crisis is a reminder that, however clever we think we are, we cannot escape the limitations of reality.