Tag: Scotland

Reflections on the Korean experience

Albert Bogle, i-talker, Sept.23, www.italker.org.uk/2012/09/reflections-on-the-korean-experience/ Rt Rev Albert Bogle is this year’s Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.  He has been visiting the Republic of (South) Korea, attending the General Assemblies of two Presbyterian Churches. Faith…

Dalai Lama brings message of hope to Scotland

Ekklesia, Jun.22, www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/16764 Tibet’s globally respected spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has arrived in Scotland. He is embarking on a two-day tour of three cities – Edinburgh, Dundee and Inverness. Media coverage of the Dalai Lama’s arrival has tended to…

Conversation is the foundation of lasting peace, says bishop

Ekklesia, Aug. 7, www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/15211 The conversation which is a cornerstone of human relationships is crucial to achieving peace in a world of conflict and injustice, Bishop Brian Smith has said. The Episcopal Bishop of Edinburgh was speaking to a packed…

Baroness Neuberger sets social care sights high for faith bodies

Ekklesia, May 27, www.ekklesia.co.uk/node/14856 The first female rabbi to address the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has profiled the high standards that should be expected of faith-backed social care providers. Baroness Neuberger, a high profile social reformer and…

Other Resources

Values in Harmony A resource produced by Geoff Lachlan for the Scottish Inter Faith Council in 2009, “Values in Harmony”. This includes comparative versions of the Golden Rule as found in the writings of 11 faith and belief communities and…

‘Belief in Dialogue – a Good Practice Guide

This is a link to the ‘Belief in Dialogue – a Good Practice Guide’ which aims to encourage constructive dialogue between those who hold religious beliefs and those that do not hold religious beliefs. Belief in Dialogue has been produced…

Advent resources from ACTS

Lindsey Sanderson, ACTS, Oct.6. www.acts-scotland.org ACTS (Action of Churches Together in Scotland) Advent resource has this year been prepared by Andrew Sarle of IRENIC. The writer explains how and what people of other faiths are celebrating during the period of…

Scotland’s Faith Communities

Scotland’s Faith Communities A guide to the beliefs and practices of a number of faith communities in Scotland, with a directory of addresses of places of worship Warning: This resources is more than 6 years old!  Several details may be…

CSI Constitution

CSI – Central Scotland Interfaith The forum to promote inter faith encounter in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling. Registered as a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity No SC041399 Constitution Name The name of the organisation will be “CSI – Central Scotland…