nonviolence

  • 1 Jul 2015

    Yesterday, I wept in a cinema – something I had not done since, at the age of 10, I was utterly undone by the death of Bambi's mother. The cause of tears on this occasion was a scene from Amir Amirani's film 'We are Many', a documentary about the global protest against the Iraq War.

  • 5 Apr 2015

    Happy Easter!

    As Christians around the world mark Easter Sunday and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, there are some who are using the occasion to demand that Britain turns the clock back.

  • 2 Apr 2015

    Ekklesia is a small organisation with big ideas. Can you help us spring into action in 2015?

  • 30 Mar 2015

    Seven Christians have been forcibly removed from the Burghfield Atomic Weapons Establishment. They were marking Holy Week by disrupting nuclear weapons production.

  • 2 Mar 2015

    Ninety-nine years ago today (2 March 1916), every unmarried man aged between 18 and 41 in England, Scotland and Wales was “deemed to have enlisted” in the armed forces. It was only a few months before another act was passed, extending conscription to married men.

  • 26 Feb 2015

    Over Christmas I joined members of Voices for Creative Nonviolence UK on a peace delegation to Kabul, Afghanistan.

  • 23 Feb 2015

    A nonviolent activist has been charged with “vandalism” while protesting against the Trident nuclear weapons base in Faslane in Scotland.

  • 19 Jan 2015

    In 2015 Martin Luther King Day falls on Tuesday 19 January. There is a moving article on the website of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change by Dr King's widow, Coretta Scott King (who died in 2006), herself an important author, activist and civil rights leader.

  • 31 Dec 2014

    Back in October 2014, Ekklesia co-spopnsored a major debate on war and peace, provocatively entitled "Who would Jesus shoot?" As a think tank committed to practical and principled nonviolence, we are following up that event in a number of ways - social media discussion, commissioned articles and other material.

  • 23 Dec 2014

    Ferguson is in turmoil. So is New York. And so is Union Theological Seminary in the city of New York, a long-standing institution of theological education located on the upper west side of Manhattan – or in West Harlem – since 1836. Annegreth Schilling, a German theologian currently at Union, looks at the social and political location and witness of theology in a troubled and unjust world.