• March 28, 2014

    "Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong". This is an epithet attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, said of Nelson Mandela, and central to a Christian understanding of strength as the power of love rather than a love for the kind of power that overwhelms.

  • December 21, 2013

    Christmas, when people who rarely enter a church often pay their annual visit, could be a time to challenge perceptions of Christianity. Unfortunately, says Symon Hill, we seem to respond to their arrival by singing some of the most badly written, incomprehensible and theologically dubious songs ever produced. Perhaps it's time to shred the carol sheet.

  • December 4, 2013

    The Church of England has released a new app to help more people to follow Sunday services using their mobile devices.

  • September 8, 2013

    Christians have taken part in prayers and worship on the road to a London arms fair, despite attempts by police to stop the act of witness going ahead.

  • August 10, 2013

    Representatives from across the Anglican Communion came together recently in Dublin for a meeting of the International Anglican Liturgical Consultation.

  • June 17, 2013

    In many churches today, hymns have been largely or wholly replaced by worship songs. Some of these are of high quality and accessible to a wider range of worshippers. However, says Savitri Hensman, perhaps there should be more discussion of how this trend may influence the ways in which Christians relate to the Bible and understand themselves, God and the world.

  • June 9, 2013

    The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working simultaneously for peace and social justice, the rebuilding of human bonds of collaboration locally and globally, and the renewal of worship. This past weekend it has been celebrating its 75th anniversary.

  • November 15, 2012

    The government's Department for Education has withdrawn its official, limiting guidance on the provision of Collective Worship in schools.

  • April 25, 2011

    If you're not convinced that Anzac Day in New Zealand bears the hallmarks of fundamentalist religious belief, try questioning anything about the state's most holy day and feel the vitriolic reaction, says Sande Ramage, exploring the myths around Easter and Anzac, which coincide in 2011.

  • November 22, 2010