biblical

  • 16 Nov 2013

    US Christian leaders are united in a desire to remind Congress members that the moral obligation to the poor is far from over.

  • 21 May 2013

    Ask anyone reporting or commenting on the 2013 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and they will tell you that proceedings this year are being dominated by two 'issues': the reception, or otherwise, of same-sex persons in the life and ministry of the Kirk; and later this week 'The inheritance of Abraham: A report on the promised land' (which has provoked a substantial preemptive assault by the pro-Israeli government lobby, on account of its advocacy of justice for Palestinians and Jews alike).

  • 26 Jan 2013

    In the face of divisions in the church and the world, "no one has the right to exclude the other," says the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches.

  • 21 Jan 2013

    In a previous blog (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/17832), I noted the significant coincidence of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States with the second inauguration of President Barack Obama ('Obama, MLK and the dream of a better world').

  • 13 Jul 2012

    A large-scale Bible museum will open in Washington DC within four years, Adelle M. Banks of the Religion News Service reports.

  • 1 May 2012

    The Voice, a new translation of the Bible, has sparked an impassioned but not always very well-informed debate about the nature of the text, observes Savi Hensman. But skilful understanding and interpretation invite open-heartedness, not close-mindedness, she suggests.

  • 24 Mar 2012

    This morning the conference entitled 'The Eye of the Needle: Biblical Clues to a New Economy' begins in Bristol, co-sponsored by the Southwest churches and Ekklesia.

  • 8 Jan 2012

    Japanese environmentalist Shigeatsu Hatakeyama, who is up for a "Forest Hero" award from the United Nations, has been inspired by an ancient biblical text.

  • 27 Sep 2011

    The Dead Sea Scrolls, which include the world's oldest known biblical manuscripts, are now available online through a cooperative effort between the Israel Museum, where they are housed, and Google.

  • 26 Aug 2011

    Faith perspectives on some of the most damaging aspects of global poverty are presented for Bible study group discussion in a new book launched at the Greenbelt Festival.