• September 20, 2007

    A 100-year leap in biblical interpretation and understanding has been made with the publication of a new Persian translation of the Bible, say those involved in the project.'Today's Persian Version' of the Bible has been officially dedicated in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • August 15, 2007

    India gained independence through nonviolence, but partition involved much brutality, says Savi Hensman. Independence means embracing peace and justice in spite of intolerant ideologies, both religious and secular.

  • August 3, 2007

    African religious leaders have heard that gender-based violence is increasingly becoming a weapon of war in the continent's trouble spots, with some saying sacred scriptures are being used to justify violence in general.

  • July 14, 2007

    In today’s world of rapid change and widespread insecurity, many people look to the Bible to provide them with certainty, says Savi Hensman. But this is a misleading and dangerous way to approach the text - and life.

  • May 29, 2007

    This Thursday (31 May) there is a unique chance to engage with Professor Deirdre Good about why the church may be overlooking Jesus and the Gospel message of inclusive community in its quest for 'fami

  • May 29, 2007

    You are invited to join

    Professor Deirdre Good in conversation about ‘Jesus’ Family Values’ and their challenge for the churches’ current stance.

  • May 15, 2007

    David Ford says that slavery is still very much alive, and that the systems and ideas that underpin it also challenge the church's deep collusion with racism - and its unwillingness to be grasped by the Gospel.

  • April 18, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury suggests a patient Christian dialogue with scripture and each other. But Jeffrey John's critics lambasted his views on the Cross before they had even read them.

  • April 18, 2007

    Christians cannot make sense of their scriptures apart from a listening community, Dr Rowan Williams has said. In a lecture on biblical interpretation he argues that both dogmatic and dismissive approaches are flawed.

  • March 20, 2007

    Simon Barrow says that beyond the popular scriptural fantasising which feeds much religion on the internet, there are processes of scriptural reasoning which produce a dynamic, fruitful bond between the Bible to lived reality.