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  • March 15, 2008

    Michael Heller, a Polish Roman Catholic priest and cosmologist whose intellectual and religious life has been grounded in the insights of of physics, cosmology, theology and philosophy, has won the 2008 Templeton Prize.

  • March 11, 2008

    Lord Goldsmith, speaking for the government citizenship review, walked into a backlash today over proposals that school-leavers should be encouraged to swear an oath of allegiance to Queen and country.

  • February 16, 2008

    Though the headlines have receded, the blogopshere is still buzzing with the fall out of the Rowan Williams / Sharia 'debate'. More thoughtful material is now emerging.

  • February 1, 2008

    In a provocative short article in the International Herald Tribune newspaper, Phillip Blond argues that the dominant neo-liberal model of global economy is in crisis, and that both the political right and the political left have failed to understand the nature of the challenge this embodies.

  • January 30, 2008

    Some Christian groups in Scotland are anxious about druids, wiccans and other traditional religionists from across the UK gathering in a small north-east community this summer, reports the Scotsman newspaper.

  • January 22, 2008

    An educational institution in southern Africa is hosting a major theological consultation on HIV prevention called by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA), based in Geneva. Participants are expected from across the globe.

  • January 22, 2008

    The UK wing of the global social investment initiative Oikocredit has teamed up with the Livesimply campaign to promote a shared vision for social justice. Oikocredit provides vital loans to creative but impoverished communities.

  • January 21, 2008

    Senior Baptist theologians have joined other church figures and civil rights groups in calling for an end to the existing blasphemy laws in Britain, which are now seen by a wide cross-section of the public as an unjust anachronism.

  • January 18, 2008

    A South African church-backed group that helps former combatants involved in violence during the apartheid era to play a peaceful role says its life skills programme is needed helping a country undermined by violent crime.

  • January 14, 2008

    Anger can be an ally as well as an avoidance, an ignition for firm truth telling rather than an evocation of loathing, says Gene Stoltzfus. By maturing through occasional bouts of anger, we can learn that hatred is not the base for a workable society.