White poppies for inclusive remembrance and peace

EKKLESIA has a long history of promoting white poppies, which aim to help us remember all victims of war, and to do so in a way that encourages the search for nonviolent alternatives to armed conflict. Indeed, some years ago we got into hot water for this in the...

The meanings of freedom

EKKLESIA will be in attendance by invitation at two of the four BBC Reith lectures this year. Our Wales associate, the Rev John Gillibrand, was present for the presentation by former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams last week, and director Simon Barrow will...

Now is the time for Universal Basic Income

EKKLESIA is pleased to join politicians from various parties, NGOs, civil society groups and campaign leaders in endorsing the following open letter to the Prime Minister. You can co-sign by adding your name here.   Rt Hon Rishi Sunak PM 10 Downing St, London SW1A 2AA...

Books and Belief Festival

RUNNING  through to Saturday 5th November 2022, the Books and Belief festival, sponsored and organised by New College, Edinburgh, features an array of speakers and writers from the UK and beyond, exploring the fascinating relationship between literature and all...

Inclusion and diversity roundtable

EKKLESIA’S DIRECTOR, Simon Barrow, will be chairing an online roundtable discussion on inclusion and diversity on Wednesday 19th October 2022, running from 19:00 to 21:00 BST, hosted by our friends at the Edinburgh International Centre for Spirituality and Peace...

Online Seminar: Public Service After Christendom

EKKLESIA is delighted to be co-hosting an online seminar and discussion with our good friend Doug Hynd, an Australian theologian and activist whose ground-breaking book on community engagement after Christendom was launched earlier this year. In this 90 minute event,...