Vasundhara Sirnate is a political scientist and journalist whose research includes counterinsurgency in South Asia, insurgent group dynamics in India, gender justice and societal violence. She was formerly the chief coordinator of research at the Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy and a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C.
Rachel Monaghan is a senior lecturer in criminology at Ulster University in Ireland. She studies political violence with a particular interest in paramilitary conflict in Northern Ireland.
Judith Tutin is an Ireland-based artist whose paintings frequently address Catholicism. Her artist’s statement describes viewing art as a spiritual experience.
Christians in Science is a British-based international organization open to scientists, teachers, students and others interested in the dialogue and interface of Christianity and science. It maintains local groups across the British Isles. Dr. Diana Briggs is the secretary.
Read a July 14, 2014 story by Andrew Brown writing in The Guardian about the 20-year battle to get the Church of England to approve women as bishops.
A Dec. 6, 2012 Guardian article on whether video games qualify as art, a debate that’s begun as a result of independent video games such as thatgamecompany’s Flower (2009, Sony Playstation 3) and Journey (2012, Sony Playstation 3) as well as Quantic Dream’s Heavy Rain (2010, Sony Playstation 3). Quantic Dream’s David Cage has always argued […]
June 18, 2013, Belfast Telegraph article about a court challenge to a Northern Ireland law that bans gay and unmarried couples from adopting.
Why should the secular media cover religion? By Gayle White The Atlanta Journal-Constitution* Why should the secular media cover politics? Or science? Or sports? Because they are part of human life and contribute to the order of society. Often, religion provides the “why” in the equation of a story. Faith motivates people, groups and, at […]
John Michalczyk, documentary filmmaker and co-director of film studies at Boston College, is interested in the intersection of politics and religions during conflict. He has filmed documentaries on conflict resolution in Bosnia and Croatia, South Africa, Jerusalem and Northern Ireland; Jews, Christians and the Holocaust; Nazi medicine; Boston’s Jews and Irish; and the dilemma of […]