Welcome to Ekklesia

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

Changing Ideas

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

Changing World

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

Changing Outlook

Ekklesia is an independent change network promoting transformative
ideas about politics, society and beliefs

BRIEFING

COMMENTARY

Birth, death and impossible new life at Christmas

THIS CHRISTMAS, in Palestine and Israel, in Sudan, in Ukraine and in other less publicised parts of the globe, darkness and violence seem overwhelming. In Bethlehem, traditionally the birthplace of Christ, seasonal celebrations have been cancelled in respect for the...

Christmases past, present and future: the challenge

“A HARD TIME we had of it”. The gripe which TS Eliot put into the mouths of Persian astronomers, travelling during the dead of winter to search for a newborn in a distant land, seems to sum up much of the modern Christmas experience in our culture. This hard time...

MEDIA

UPDATES

Gaza news updates and truth-sourcing

IT HAS long been said that truth is the first casualty in war. In the age of digital technology, social media, AI and deepfakes, that awful reality has been turbo-charged. The continuing bombardment and assault on Gaza and the Russian invasion of Ukraine are prime...

Seminar: Free speech, responsible speech and hate speech

EKKLESIA is delighted to be promoting a forthcoming online seminar and discussion on Free Speech, Responsible Speech, and Hate Speech: Spiritual, Social, and Policy Perspectives. organised by our friends at the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and...