The 2016 Catherwood lecture was given by Alan and Elaine Storkey on 24 November 2016.The accumulation of power by arms companies and the influence of militarism have continued for over a century. The time has come for people of faith to address these issues and to take seriously Jesus' words, "those who take the sword will perish by the sword. Dr Alan Storkey is an economist, sociologist and artist. He the author of War or Peace: The Long Failure of Western Arms. Elaine Storkey is a theologian, philosopher, social scientist and broadcaster. Norman Hamilton (OBE) is convenor for Public Affairs for the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and was previously the minister of Ballysillan Presbyterian Church.
Upcoming EventsMay27Sat10:00 am God and Google? Faith and Facebook? @ Fitzroy Presbyterian ChurchGod and Google? Faith and Facebook? @ Fitzroy Presbyterian ChurchMay 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pmSeminar and workshop with Vinoth Ramachanda and Steve Stockman Saturday 27 May 10.00am to 12.30pm (Tea/coffee/registration from 9.30am) Fitzroy Presbyterian Church Cafe Area, University Road, Belfast BT7 1HL The technological revolution of the past 20 years is still gaining pace – influencing how we buy goods and services, read newspapers, watch TV, listen to music, bank, use transportation and get new “Friends”! Technology and artificial intelligence initiatives (AI) will be even more ambitious in the next 20 years with driverless cars, robots, more workerless factories, drone deliveries and research in biotechnology for the treatment, managing and prevention … Continue reading →