by Dr Grace Milton, Research Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre In the UK, religious conversion is generally considered to be a private matter. Citizens have the legal right to hold and manifest religious beliefswithout fear of intervention or public criticism. However, there are occasions when conversion, and its associated rituals, become a matter of intense public … Continue reading “Asylum Seeker Conversions: misconceptions inherent in the public response”
by Canon Dr Andrew Smith ‘So, remind me why we’re driving to Cornwall in a minibus to look at a muddy field …’ An obvious comment when you’re in a minibus heading down the M5 in the rain. The answer from the vicar might not be the one most people expect, ‘It’s my special place, … Continue reading “The Use of Place in Opening Up Dialogue”
Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Dr Iqtidar Cheema has been recently formally recognised by the State Senate of California for his services to global advocacy of human rights, religious freedom and interfaith. State Senator Bob Wieckowski on behalf of California State Senate confirmed the honour upon Dr Cheema, who is currently a member of the UN … Continue reading “Dr Iqtidar Cheema honoured by California State Senate”
Theology student Oliver Meek writes about an important conference held at the University of Birmingham in November.
Read Professor Jocelyne Cesari’s review of a book that discusses Muslim integration in Christian-Heritage societies.
Professor Candida Moss, Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology, writes a weekly column for the Daily Beast.
The English translation of the recently discovered oldest Latin version of the Gospels may be problematic for those who want to read the Bible as a literal history.
Candida Moss, Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology, was interviewed on CBS News on 18 July 2017. On 18 July 2017 the US early morning news programme CBS Morning News reported on a trial in Italy where two ex-Catholic Church officials had to defend themselves against allegations that they diverted almost $500,000 in hospital donations to renovate a … Continue reading “Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church”
Tanya Riches, Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow, has been working with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017. Australia’s national week of celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture often collides with this gathering that draws over 25,000 Christians. This year, the conference had its first ever Acknowledgement of Country led … Continue reading “Tanya Riches worked with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017”
Disabled people have much to give to society. So why is the EHRC considering the abolishment of its Disability Commissioner?