As the controversy over the expenses claims made by Members of Parliament erodes the standing of Parliament, Joe Egerton suggests that Christians can draw on a thousand years of ethical and political theology, especially the thinking of St
The 2009 elections in South Africa were billed as the most competitive that the country has seen since the end of apartheid. Anthony Egan SJ analyses the voting that led to the victory of the African National Congress, and looks at the ch
What does the idea of ‘community’ mean to us today: a group of people who communicate via the internet; a collective who share the same ideas or interests but may never meet; or a local population who know and support each other? John Bat
The effects of the global economic downturn have been felt acutely in Ireland, where the population has experienced record growth in their economy over recent years. Gerry O’Hanlon SJ contributes to Thinking Faith’s Lenten series b
The bushfires in south eastern Australia this month have claimed the lives of over 200 people. On Ash Wednesday, the anniversary of the 1983 fires in the same region, Beth Crisp discusses why the widespread need to attribute blame for the
In the final part of the 2009 Archbishop Romero Lecture, Dean Brackley SJ spoke of the need for the global community to grow in support of one another to make this the ‘Century of Solidarity’.
The 2009 Romero Lecture was delivered by the late Dean Brackley SJ. Professor Brackley discussed the polarisation of the population of El Salvador and the Church’s mission in Central America.
As the House of Lords completes its consideration of the Banking Bill, Joe Egerton draws attention to the case for limiting interest on loans by law, made by Keynes and Adam Smith.
Is Barack Obama the High Priest to George Bush’s preacher? Michael Sean Winters looks at the leadership styles of the previous and current Presidents of the United States.
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