Category - evangelicals

  • March 10, 2010

    The Director of the World Evangelical Alliance has emphasised the need for evangelicals to work with other Christians, following a meeting with the head of the World Council of Churches.

  • March 6, 2010

    The Bishop of Liverpool says he is “in sympathy” with a move to allow religious same-sex partnerships. James Jones, a leading evangelical, seems to be undergoing a shift in his own views on sexuality over the past two years.

  • February 2, 2010

    In the past, US social and political commentators overlooked revivalism as a source of radical critique of society, says Martin Marty. Now we need to notice that it is the radical evangelicalism of Jim Wallis and Sojourners which is offering a moral and values-based challenge to 'capitalist economics as usual'.

  • December 10, 2009

    The Evangelical Alliance Ireland has urged Christians to back the Civil Partnership Bill, which would introduce legal recognition of same-sex relationships in the Republic of Ireland.

  • November 18, 2009

    Opposition is growing to the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” recently proposed in Uganda. An increasing number of Christians are condemning the Bill but the Archbishop of Canterbury is facing criticism for not speaking out on the issue.

  • September 17, 2009

    Ten leading evangelical theologians of the 21st century will be plenary speakers at a major US conference addressing the role of evangelicals in the public square this Autumn.

  • July 15, 2009

    No sooner had I posted my article on how evangelicals are betraying their heritage, than evangelical lobby group CARE launched a new report

  • July 15, 2009

    The new coalition of evangelical and Anglo-Catholic parishes launched within the Church of England, claiming to uphold the "traditional biblical view" on homosexuality was unlikley to have been considered in times gone by, says Jonathan Bartley

  • July 8, 2009

    Destructive division and disunity among Christians, not least evangelicals, is not merely a 'church matter', says David Coffey. It is a counter-witness which contributes to terrible division and sometimes violence in the world.

  • July 8, 2009

    Both believers (not least evangelical Christians) and non-believers are having a hard time pinning Barack Obama's faith down, says Martin Davis. This is because he is redrawing the dialogue about religion in the US.