Category - spirituality

  • September 17, 2011

    Among the most profound effects of the 11 September terror attacks in the US were the spiritual changes undergone by some people affected.

  • July 13, 2011

    The Festival of Spirituality and Peace, which runs this year in Edinburgh from 6 - 29 August 2011, seeks to reawaken the heart of the Edinburgh festival for people who, ten years after 9/11, want to work together for a peaceful future. The director, Donald Reid, introduces its main theme.

  • August 20, 2010

    Alongside the world famous Edinburgh Festival (throughout August) and the accompanying Festival of Politics (which we highlighted last week) stands the adventurous Festival of Spirituality and Peace (

  • March 13, 2010

    On 24 March 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated by the government of El Salvador, Savi Hensman reminds us. But his legacy of prayerful Christian engagement with the cause of justice and peace in the world cannot be killed off.

  • August 17, 2009

    Many people have lost touch with ‘institutional religion’, but not with spirituality. Henry Morgan explains how people’s passions and everyday experience can reconnect them with the God they already knew, and with prayer as a natural, integrating, liberating activity.

  • August 15, 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.

  • July 24, 2009

    If watching football is a waste of time with redeeming moments, much the same could be said about prayer, says Simon Barrow. In a world over-attached to achievement, we lose sight of the fact that what is really 'worth it' is often not conventionally 'productive'.

  • November 21, 2008

    As religion has become progressively self-absorbed and spirituality increasingly other worldly, both have failed a generation searching for a vision of a better way, says Gethin Abraham-Williams. It's time for a change.

  • September 8, 2008

    Professor Bruno Latour, the influential sociologist of science and social theorist, explores the impact of ecological crises on theology and spirituality.

  • June 10, 2008

    A Quiet Day from livability Community Mission, facilitated by Revd Sue Hope.