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
An Irishman who has lived in Scotland for many years considers the potential impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland’s peace settlement and the prospect of a new border between the Republic and the North, which voted to remain. Continue reading
MARY CULLEN. At February’s meeting of the Glasgow Newman Circle, Fr Timothy Curtis SJ offered a theological reflection on his experience as parish priest in Guyana, drawing out lessons for the Catholic Church in Scotland as it faces the challenge of parishes without priests. Continue reading
LYNN JOLLY. Open House’s literary editor interviews Duncan MacLaren, who has spent most of his working life contributing to international development. What inspires him and how does he view current approaches to international development and politics?