Monthly Archives: September 2019

Manifesto for the poor

With election season around the corner, we will soon be seeing the political parties set out their wares as they publish their ideas for change. I doubt any of them will dare set out a ‘manifesto for the poor’. But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Occupy Temple

No series about protest and the Bible could overlook the remarkable story of Jesus turning over the tables in the temple. It is a clear act of protest – but why did he pick on the money-changers and the dove … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The art of resistance

This Sunday, as we continue our Why Protest? Series, we are thinking about the art of resistance. From Banksy to Levenshulme’s own graffiti grannies, we’re going to look at the way art and image has been used to challenge the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why Protest?

Our new Autumn series begins this week as we think about protest. Throughout the Bible there are stories of protest and resistance – Moses and Esther, prophets like Amos and Jeremiah and then Jesus himself, founder of a resistance movement … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment