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post-Christendom

  • August 28, 2010

    The programme of the Greenbelt Christian festival this weekend declares that disagreement is “essential to discovery”. This is an inspiring sentiment to hear in Christian circles, all the more so when it appears to be said with sincerity.

  • August 27, 2010

    Christians are arriving in Cheltenham for Greenbelt, one of the country's largest Christian festivals, which includes a focus on politics and the arts.

  • August 2, 2010

    When Christians explore nonviolence, we do so with the legacy of Christian collusion with militarism hanging over us. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the confusion around Christian attitudes to the armed forces.

  • June 8, 2010

    The peaceful revolutions in Eastern Europe, anti-colonialism in Africa and Asia and Tiananmen protests in China marked a turning tide of global faith, says a mission theologian.

  • May 18, 2010

    Some Christians throw around the word "sin" fairly unthinkingly, while others have become rather embarrassed by it. To talk about "sin" clearly and justly, we need to address the confusion of both society and churches around two major issues - sex and violence.

  • May 10, 2010

    British Christians have firmly rejected sectarian party politics by offering almost no support at all to the Christian Party, who secured less than two per cent of the vote in each of the 71 constituencies they contested.

  • May 10, 2010

    The status quo based on monopolistic politics and dominating religion is being challenged as never before, says Simon Barrow. This creates fresh and energising opportunities for cooperation across received 'religious' and 'secular' divides for a new era, and requires a new Christian vision too.

  • May 6, 2010

    For the first time in a British general election, significant numbers of voters will today have the opportunity to support candidates from parties described specifically as “Christian”. Symon Hill hopes that very few of them will choose to do so.

  • April 30, 2010

    A senior judge has srongly criticised the former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, for suggesting that Christians should have privileges in the judicial system.

  • April 23, 2010