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 EventsNov6Tue7:30 pm An Evening with Martin LutherAn Evening with Martin LutherNov 6 @ 7:30 pmBy Philip Orr Following a sold-out performance at Feile an Phobail in August, Contemporary Christianity is delighted to bring An Evening with Martin Luther to East Belfast as part of this year’s CS Lewis Festival. An Evening with Martin Luther is a one-man drama, performed by Brian Payne, in which the famous reformer, now in middle age, looks back at his youth. The play explores his relationship with his family, the church and the culture of Christian Europe in an era of change. It will be followed by a panel discussion about the creation of the play and the issues … Continue reading →