Christianity

  • January 1, 2012

    Christian religion has played a role in China for much longer than most realise, says a new book by a leading Chinese dissident writer.

  • November 23, 2011

    The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is due to share worship with leaders of the Jewish and Muslim communities at a mosque.

  • October 9, 2011

    Scholars claim the biggest change in the history of Christianity is underway amid the religion's move to Africa, Latin America and Asia.

  • October 17, 2010

    Christianity is essentially a radical rescue operation, rather than a bourgeois message of moral self-improvement, says Giles Fraser. To live out a Christian life and to develop life-enhancing ethics, we need solidarity and help from beyond ourselves.

  • August 26, 2010

    Having yesterday introduced Armenians as a distinct global people - including roughly 14,000 living in the UK - mostly in London and Manchester, I would like to consider Armenia and Christianity.

  • August 1, 2009

    Christians have moved from non-engagement to engagement in politics, says Simon Barrow, but often in domineering and selfish ways. To argue for church as alternative community is not to advocate either 'secularism' or 'religionism', but the recovery of authentic Christianity in a plural environment.

  • February 11, 2009

    Christian thought has contributed a great deal to ancient and modern conceptions of justice, says Puck de Raadt, reviewing a recent book by Nicholas Sagovsky. But justice is at heart a matter of community and action.

  • November 12, 2008

    Prophecies, even those that have apparently failed, continue to be widely accepted. Believers and sceptics will assess the role of supernatural revelations in contemporary religions.

  • October 20, 2008
  • October 20, 2008

    Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh observed that "Christianity is part of our national heritage" when general secretary of the World Council of Churches Dr Samuel Kobia called on him on at his residence in New Delhi.