festival of spirituality and peace

  • December 10, 2012

    Homelessness is both a matter of social justice and direct, compassionate action. That's the message behind a 'Street Porridge Sale' on 12 December 2012 in support of Streetwork, a hands-on group struggling against homelessness, its causes and consequences.

  • December 9, 2012

    The team behind the annual Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh are organising a 'Street Porridge Sale' in aid of a hands-on homelessness group.

  • September 2, 2012

    In 2011, the International Panel on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), representing all marine science bodies, concluded that, “the world’s ocean is at high risk of entering a phase of extinction… unprecedented in human history.” Simon Barrow explores the issue of water from a biblical perspective.

  • September 1, 2012

    Over the past month I have spent many hours at St John's Episcopal Church in Edinburgh, which has been the lead venue for the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace.

  • August 30, 2012

    The 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace has been described as a “resounding success” by audiences, participants, sponsors - and by the Scottish Government's cabinet secretary for justice, Kenny MacAskill MSP, speaking at the official closing event, held at St John’s Episcopal Church in Edinburgh at the beginning of the week.

  • August 27, 2012

    David Fleming, a recently retired head teacher, has been announced as the second recipient of the Edinburgh Peace Award.

  • August 27, 2012

    Scottish justice secretary, Kenny MacAskill MSP, has described the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace as a “resounding success”.

  • August 26, 2012

    Two distinguished speakers came together to discuss the situation in Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh.

  • August 26, 2012

    The final Festival of Spirituality conversation and Civic Cafe, The Power of Youth and Football to heal a Divided City, proved extremely rewarding, writes Katie MacFadyen. The issue of dealing with sectarianism and bigotry is something that should involve all of us.

  • August 25, 2012

    This Saturday, 25 August, will be the last full day of the 2012 Festival of Spirituality and Peace events (though the final day is Monday 27th), and as ever there is a full and varied programme planned.