social justice

  • 25 Aug 2011

    Ekklesia is co-sponsoring a discussion of the ins and outs of 'Big Society' claims at the Greenbelt Festival in Cheltenham, at 6.30pm on Friday 26 August 2011.

  • 19 Aug 2011

    There have been many thoughtful attempts to understand recent riots in England, says Savi Hensman. But unfortunately thinktank head and theologian Philip Blond’s parallel universe is not among them.

  • 13 May 2011

    I’ve overheard some interesting conversations this week while travelling on public transport. As any Londoner knows, the unwritten rule is that you can be chatty on the buses, but it’s really not done to talk too much on the Tube. So I’ll start with a beautiful conversation from a ride on that previously mentioned (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/14356) rammed bus to Deptford Bridge.

  • 10 Feb 2011

    In encountering Tupac Enrique Acosta in prison, Colin Bossen met someone with an analysis of the Arizona anti-immigration bill's place in a history that put it firmly within the context of the ongoing repression of the indigenous peoples of North America.

  • 11 Jan 2011

    If we are fixated upon privilege or special treatment, we will miss the Gospel message that transformational relationships are at the heart of the faith of Jesus, says Jill Segger

  • 25 Dec 2010

    Hong Kong Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops have called for social justice in their Christmas messages, praising human rights defenders in China as 'shining stars'.

  • 17 Oct 2010

    The government's new £7 billion 'fairness premium' funding package for poor families will not adequately protect them from the cuts, says Church Action on Poverty.

  • 15 Oct 2010

    Politicians of all persuasions wheel out 'fairness' as a justification and a palliative for everything to which the electorate might possibly be expected to raise an objection, says Jill Segger. But the 'f' word is elusive and slippery when compared to the firmer moral, political and religious roots of 'justice' and 'equality'.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    A high-profile conservative media pundit is being challenged to debate social justice issues properly, instead of launching hit-and-run verbal assaults.

  • 18 Nov 2009

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, twenty years ago, many critics have been quick to sign liberation theology's death certificate, says Walter Altmann. But its biblical concern with justice still continues to resonate.