baptism

  • December 7, 2009

    The message of Advent is that, in the face of our human crises, change is coming and change is possible, says Simon Barrow. And it is a curious desert prophet who signals its depths and possibilities.

  • October 9, 2009

    Not for the first time, the Daily Mail has got rather confused about Christian values.

  • February 8, 2008

    The recent debate about waterboarding raises awkward questions about the religious associations of torture in US policy, says William Schweiker. He argues that it is time for repentance.

  • October 20, 2007

    German Catholics and Mennonites gathered in September for a conference on the “Healing of memories”. Representative of the two Christian traditions are meeting again in Rome right now, and the agenda is once again peace and reconciliation.

  • October 2, 2007

    The place of baptism in the Established Church, and consequently wider society, has changed greatly in the last century, a new book from the Church of England acknowledges. It offers assistance with developing the rite but does not explore post-Christendom in any depth.