Ekklesia ( Ekklesia )


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About Ekklesia

Ekklesia is an independent, not-for-profit thinktank which examines the role of beliefs, values and faith in public life. It advocates transformative ideas and solutions rooted in a strong commitment to social justice, Christian nonconformism, nonviolence, and creative conversations among those of different convictions (religious and otherwise).

We look at power and cultural change in society broadly, promoting new models of mutual economy, conflict transformation, restorative justice, community empowerment and political participation -- as well as theological engagement 'beyond the church of power', which is one of our defining concerns.

Ekklesia is also working to develop alternative angles on humanitarian challenges in a globalised world, not least a positive approach to migration.

Ekklesia press release, blog etc

08/09/2018 - 23:18 HMP Hull 'reasonably good but self-harm needs to be addressed'
08/09/2018 - 23:09 Government announcement on supported housing funding welcomed
08/09/2018 - 22:15 London bus company accused of religious discrimination
08/09/2018 - 21:15 Church leaders ask Home Secretary for end to hostile environment
08/09/2018 - 20:54 Changes to exams are damaging students mental health, say teachers
08/07/2018 - 04:13 Insurance firms could face fines over climate reporting failure
08/07/2018 - 03:55 Rail arch businesses add 725m to UK GDP every year, says NEF
08/07/2018 - 03:23 Universal Credit 'isn't working for working people'
08/07/2018 - 02:54 IPPR North criticises regional imbalance in transport spending
08/06/2018 - 03:30 MCB responds to Boris Johnsons remarks on the niqab
08/05/2018 - 14:22 Two-thirds of plastic in packaging pots and trays is unrecyclable, says LGA
08/05/2018 - 14:10 BMA warns against Brexit proposal to shorten training for doctors
08/05/2018 - 13:26 High Court judgement on suicide rulings 'will save young lives'
08/05/2018 - 12:37 More than half British public want government to call for ceasefire in Yemen
08/04/2018 - 01:01 New briefing on using children's rights in mental health policy work
08/04/2018 - 00:35 More children are going hungry during summer holidays, say teachers
08/04/2018 - 00:12 Civil society groups call for the opening up of Welsh government
08/03/2018 - 23:46 Public backs Basic Income experiments in local areas, RSA poll finds