HONOR HANIA and ALISON CLARK
As summer holiday cruises become increasingly popular, two Open House contributors highlight the changing role of the church’s ministry to seafarers. Honor looks at its history, and Alison at one chaplain’s journey from the Firth of Forth to the Indian Ocean. Continue reading
MICHAEL L O’NEILL
April 4th was the 50th anniversary of the assassination, by shotgun, of Martin Luther King Jr in Memphis, Tennessee, and June 6th will be the 50th anniversary of Robert F (Bobby) Kennedy’s assassination, by hand gun, in Los Angeles, California. Continue reading
MIKE MINETER. A Catholic layman highlights the work of a theological centre in East Jerusalem in promoting peace with justice in Israel-Palestine through non-violent action.
A Methodist minister who campaigns for a just peace in Palestine/Israel considers the contexts and consequences of the 67-word Balfour Declaration of November 2017 which made public the British Government’s support for the establishment of a ‘Jewish home’. Continue reading