Movement speaks to Father John Dear SJ, a Jesuit Priest, Peace Activist, Organiser, Lecturer, Retreat leader, and author/editor of 28 books on peace and nonviolence. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. This interview was first published in Movement magazine issue 143.
"This fiftieth year is sacred—it is a time of freedom and of celebration when everyone will receive back their original property, and slaves will return home to their families."
This blog is part of a series commissioned on the theme of 'Seeds of Liberation', the title of SCM's 2013 conference. 'Another World is Possible' is written by Samuel Gibson, a PHD student at the University of Birmingham and a member of Birmingham Methodist Society.
Being constantly on the move can leave you feeling fragile...
'You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer any good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot'.
Matthew 5: 13
In advance of speaking on a panel at Church Action on Poverty conference, I reflect on SCM as a movement and why that might be so important...
Reflecting on the shortcomings of the asylum system and the example of hospitality our country sets to the rest of the world as I enter my third month working with asylum and refugee issues as one of the SCM Faith in Action interns.
Attending a day exploring the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer has inspired my latest blog reflecting on my work with asylum seekers.
Work for SCM!
SCM is looking to recruit two new members of staff to join our friendly team. Read on for more information!
Regional Development Worker (North East England) and Faith in Action Project Lead
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Vacancy for a Student Worker, St Peter’s Chaplaincy to the Manchester Higher Education Community