• January 3, 2013

    Bernadette Meaden reviews the book that many radical Christians have been waiting for. It shows, she says, how spirituality can be a unifying, liberating force, and how looking at the world from a Jesus perspective can be joyful and life-enhancing.

  • August 3, 2012

    The 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh celebrates its twelfth year with 400 discussion and cultural events across 21 venues from 3 to 27 August.

  • November 3, 2011

    Indigenous spirituality is enhancing the Christian tradition in many Philippine churches, as they retrace the local context of their faith.

  • October 15, 2011

    A major interfaith symposium in Tokyo has urged further 'Thinking about Natural Disasters and Religion: Looking for Another Way of Living'.

  • September 18, 2011

    Among the most profound effects of the 11 September terror attacks in the US were the spiritual changes undergone by some people affected.

  • July 13, 2011

    The Festival of Spirituality and Peace, which runs this year in Edinburgh from 6 - 29 August 2011, seeks to reawaken the heart of the Edinburgh festival for people who, ten years after 9/11, want to work together for a peaceful future. The director, Donald Reid, introduces its main theme.

  • August 20, 2010

    Alongside the world famous Edinburgh Festival (throughout August) and the accompanying Festival of Politics (which we highlighted last week) stands the adventurous Festival of Spirituality and Peace (

  • March 13, 2010

    On 24 March 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero was assassinated by the government of El Salvador, Savi Hensman reminds us. But his legacy of prayerful Christian engagement with the cause of justice and peace in the world cannot be killed off.

  • August 17, 2009

    Many people have lost touch with ‘institutional religion’, but not with spirituality. Henry Morgan explains how people’s passions and everyday experience can reconnect them with the God they already knew, and with prayer as a natural, integrating, liberating activity.

  • August 16, 2009

    People are turning to spirituality during the credit crunch, say organizers of a recent Hong Kong book fair, where books on religion were among the most popular on sale.