This article raises the question of whether Progressive Christianity is primarily for those who have been brought up or spent some time in a traditional Christian setting and now moved beyond that, or is it equally for those without a church background. It goes on to consider how we can we connect with the unchurched and how we encourage them and empower them to take the first step for them in their faith journey.read more
Vallianatos’ book addresses a crime of the past that still affects us today, and whose rectification could facilitate a more humanistic future. He reveals the censored history of the conflict between Christianity and ancient Greek culture (“Jerusalem versus Athens”) in late antiquity.read more
This collections brings together a group of peacemakers – Christian, Jewish and Muslim – whose religious convictions compel them towards a common aim: a just peace for Israel/Palestine. Anyone looking for easy answers to one of the most complex political and religious struggles on the globe will not find them here. Instead, the voices of the fifteen men and women challenge and confront many commonly held assumptions. They disturb and unsettle comforting illusions of order and security, and they unmask and name “powers and principalities” for what they are – perpetrators of injustice and evil.read more
Jan Linn’s forceful and carefully reasoned analysis of what’s wrong with the Christian Right sets out an agenda for dialogue that needs to be taken very seriously, especially in this pivotal election year.read more
Victor Griffin – former Dean of St Parick’s Cathedral, Dublin – describes the experience of being brought up as a member of the minority Protestant community in the Republic of Ireland.
‘Perfect basic material for study in the parochial setting… Properly used throughout the Church of Ireland, the result could be a lot of better informed, far more deeply concerned, and far more determinedly anti-sectarian people.’ – Church of Ireland Gazette
Diana Butler Bass examines the contours of the uniquely American relationship between church and state, Christian identity and patriotism, citizenship and congregational life.read more
A nice survey of the range of religious environmental activism around the world. Gottlieb’s vision sees social and environmental change being brought about by the recognition of God as Nature.read more