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  • September 25, 2007

    One of the more intriguing aspects of Gordon Brown's first Labour party conference speech as serving prime minister was his decision to use consciously biblical language

  • September 11, 2007

    Speaking to the Church Times newspaper ahead of her appearance at the Greenbelt Christian arts festival back in 2004, Dame Anita Roddick - who died yesterday - declared at the time: “What’s wonderful about being my age is having to face your prejudices."

  • September 11, 2007

    After a summer haitus, the Ekklesia daily news bulletin is back. It gathers together a selection of news briefing stories and features from the site.

  • September 7, 2007

    In due course, I intend to offer a more theologically grounded and ekklesially shaped response to the BBC's new opinion poll on the state of Britain's sense of morality. Meanwhile, here is my Guardian article.

  • September 7, 2007

    Both Richard Dawkins and Polly Toynbee, who spend a good deal of time fulminating against caricatures of 'religion' were on the BBC today. And guess what, they abandoned vituperation for once.

  • September 7, 2007

    The BBC is launching a new belief and ethics TV programme - and Ekklesia is on board from the outset.

  • September 5, 2007

    In headline terms Gordon Brown is continuing the Blair legacy - but there are signs of small but significant shifts in some areas.

  • August 25, 2007

    Further to out story about accusations that the Nigerian Anglican Primate is being used by Western conservatives, the Church Times newspaper has a report by correspondent Pat Ashworth headed

  • August 25, 2007

    People in Britain think that Premiership footballers should be paid a lot less, and that those in service jobs at the bottom of the pay scale should get a good deal more, says a new survey for the Fabian Society.

  • August 24, 2007

    Ekklesia has decided to end its experimental affiliate programme with Amazon. The deal allowed the company to trawl our pages and insert book links.