The events of the past few years have made economics one of the pressing issues of our time. Previously held assumptions have been challenged and there is a lot of uncertainty about the future.
It is also an issue which directly impacts every member of society and every member of the church. We are all actively engaged in the market as consumers, business people, investors in pension schemes and in a myriad of other ways. The recent credit crunch has also made economics a pastoral issue as people are affected by cutbacks and the downturn in business or the housing market.
In Contemporary Christianity we believe that we must explore how our faith intersects with the issues of economics. Our Economics Cluster Group seeks to facilitate this through P.S. articles, In Conversation With … events and Catherwood lectures. See the relevant sections of the website:
By 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 →