social change

  • 25 Aug 2013

    Change is about structures, policies and politics, for sure. As a thinktank looking specifically at how belief and values can impact the arena of hard choices, we are the first to recognise that.

  • 9 Aug 2013

    What is the relationship between arts in the broadest sense, and change in the broadest sense (social, personal, cultural, political and economic)? Simon Barrow reports on a transformative conversation between practitioners and participants.

  • 9 Aug 2013

    'Arts at the Heart of Change' is the theme of a conversation taking place on Friday 9th August in the hall at St John's Church, from 6-7.30pm, as part of Just Festival.

  • 11 Mar 2013

    It is widely assumed that the next pope, whoever it is, will be of a highly conservative disposition, because both Benedict XVI and John Paul II ensured that the College of Cardinals that now exists was shaped firmly in that direction.

  • 13 May 2011

    I’ve overheard some interesting conversations this week while travelling on public transport. As any Londoner knows, the unwritten rule is that you can be chatty on the buses, but it’s really not done to talk too much on the Tube. So I’ll start with a beautiful conversation from a ride on that previously mentioned (http://www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/14356) rammed bus to Deptford Bridge.

  • 1 Feb 2011

    In response to the issues highlighted in my previous piece, 'Tunisia, the lessons of nonviolence and 'messianism',' the Rev Ann K Fontaine, from Wyoming, makes the very important point that women are a crucial factor in the transition taking place.

  • 1 Jan 2010

    New Year is a chronological convenience and the Gregorian division of times and seasons is by no means universal, says Jill Segger. But that doesn't mean that it should be passed up as an opportunity for real change.

  • 7 Sep 2009

    Social and environmental change needs anger - but tempered by love, says Jonathan Bartley. Self-righteousness does not aid change, it merely lets ourselves and others off the hook.

  • 14 Feb 2008

    Oikocredit, the leading private international microfinancier, which gives support to poor communities and social enterprise, has announced a significant growth in activity and impact in its preliminary results for 2007.

  • 5 Feb 2008

    This practical training programme will help participants develop understanding of and skills in the spirituality and practice of nonviolence and generate conversations with each other about creating a