Iraq Body Count

It is likely, though not proven, that over 100,000 civilians have died as a direct result of conflict in Iraq since the illegal invasion by Western Forces in 2003. Various statistical analysts argue over the precise number but in terms

Campaign Against the Arms Trade

Up and Coming CAAT Events

Alternative to Institutionalised Violence

Training for Peace and an Alternative to Institutionalised Violence (ed) Glencree Summer School: …for a new generation The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation’s annual Summer School will take place from 27th to 29th August and focuses on the role

Eternity Now

If everyone believed they had eternal life there would be no need for any military establishment, no armaments manufacturing, no weapons of mass destruction. Education would have no need of a war narrative to prop its justification for inhumanity. It

How the Bible started

Many scholarly books have been written about the life of the early church under Roman rule in the centuries leading up to the establishment of the Bible canon. If you need a more serious, detailed and referenced work I suggest

Hurting Christians

From my experience of church life in London and Birmingham, spread over 40 years across several denominations, there is as much conflict within churches as there is in the world. I have seen many people of a nervous, sensitive disposition

Tract for Article “War is not divine”

You can download a Tract version of this article which you can print both sides on an A4 sheet and convert into a little 16 page booklet. Print both sides, fold 3 times, staple and trim. Hand out in street.

War is not divine; it is humanism playing God

We accuse other cultures of barbaric behaviour when they chop off heads and darkly croon in our beer about the terrible inhumanity of man. Yet it was only two generations ago that English people subordinated themselves to a killing machine

The correct word for war – defence

The gradual introduction of new speak into the lexicon of war narratives, of using the word ‘defence’ instead of ‘war office’, as a title for a national militia for example, is a post modern phenomenon. Like most post modern sciences

Can the dead hear God?

One would have to presume that as God is omnipresent and omniscient, barriers between the living and the dead do not exist in the same way as they do for those confined to the dimension of linear time. Jesus Christ