theology

  • August 7, 2012

    A Japanese theologian whose grandfather survived Hiroshima says that nuclear disasters should remind people of responsibilities to future generations.

  • March 3, 2012

    Scholars from theological institutions in East Africa are challenging churches in measures to improve training and integration for disabled people.

  • February 15, 2012

    As the place of religion in society once again hits the headlines in the UK, literary critic Professor Terry Eagleton, Distinguished Professor of English Literature at Lancaster University, is giving the 2012 Firth Lectures on the theme ‘Culture and the Death of God’.

  • January 25, 2012

    Definitions of what it means to be human have been sought out for centuries in many academic disciplines, says Kristel Clayville. Theology and philosophy have been at the forefront of this humanistic inquiry, but since Darwin's writing, biology and psychology have posited their own definitions.

  • September 27, 2011

    A unique and ambitious web-based theological resource has been launched in Geneva by the World Council of Churches and Globethics.net. It aims to redress a global imbalance of access to research materials in theology and related disciplines.

  • September 2, 2011

    Why it is that so few ‘secular’ scholars engage meaningfully with ‘religion’, wonders Michael Marten. Or to put it another way: why is it that so many religion scholars depend upon and practice disciplinary heterogeneity, whereas many of the scholars they use do not appear to engage substantially with what they write?

  • August 6, 2011

    A common charter reflecting essential elements of quality in theological education for colleges of all denominations has been proposed at a global meeting.

  • July 14, 2011

    Moving beyond tolerance of differences to appreciation is both the aim and the outcome of a 2011 summer course on 'Building an interfaith community' at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Theodore Gill of the World Council of Churches explains the background.

  • June 13, 2011

    A widespread “everyday atheism” requires a new understanding of what it means to be the church, according to Berlin theologian Dr Wolf Krötke.

  • May 25, 2011

    Making peace, as an integral part of the life and witness of the Christian churches, has not been as common as it ought to be, the IEPC has heard.