Gordon Brown has proposed that Remembrance Sunday might be developed into a patriotic national day to celebrate British history, achievements and culture. Ekklesia has suggested that Martin Luther King‚Äôs ‚ÄòWorld House‚Äô vision would be a better starting point.
UKIP is generally treated as respectable and fairly mainstream, while the BNP is demonised. But is there really much difference between them? I decided to compare their policies and found that they were even more similar than I expected.
A theatre company has drawn heavy criticism for advertising for a “white male actor” to play the part of Jesus in a central London passion play. Critics have accused the company of ignoring the historical reality that Jesus was Palestinian.
New research published by academics based at the University of East London indicates that the demographic patterns in Britain's capital are in some cases shaped more by religious and cultural identity than by categories of race and ethnicity.
The UK Christian think tank Ekklesia backs a call today by the progressive New Generation Network for a better debate on race and faith issues, in the wake of the 30th anniversary of the Race Relations Act.