biblical prophets

  • October 31, 2014

    As tackling climate change increasingly becomes not just an economic and political issue, but also a moral one, a new paper from Christian Aid draws inspiration from the biblical prophets.

  • October 22, 2012

    When UK chancellor George Osborne and other ministers pledged to slash benefits further, and remove basic rights, while protecting the assets of millionaires, some words of the prophet Zechariah two-and-a-half millennia ago seemed appropriate, says Savi Hensman. She challenges people of faith to develop a more critical perspective on leadership, both political and religious.

  • April 6, 2011

    A biblically-inspired fast is taking place in the USA, as Christians and Jews protest the way budget debate is sidelining the poor. Martin E. Marty reflects on a movement for justice with ancient roots and modern resonances.

  • September 6, 2009

    Conventional wisdom often sees vengeance and injustice as the rule of the powerful, says Simon Barrow. But the prophetic imagination invites us to see and act differently.

  • May 9, 2007

    One of the world’s greatest musician and most flamboyant pop stars, Prince, has announced that the prophets found in the bible are currently his greatest inspiration.