Tisha B’Av translates literally to the ninth of the Hebrew calendar month of Av, the date upon which the calamities it marks are said to have fallen, sometimes centuries apart. Read more
In my role as poet in residence for CCJ, I have been privileged to meet Robyn Donnelly, a student of English and Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University, whose final year dissertation is a selection of poems exploring the intersection of her Roman Catholic upbringing and her lesbian identity. Read more
To open CCJ's Transforming Intolerance Conference Poet-In-Residence Hannah Stone presented a new poem on the theme 'fearfully and wonderfully made' from Psalm 139
‘Tell us a story,’ you begged.
‘I’ll paint you a picture,’ I said.
Can these bones live…Read more
The CCJ virtual study tour of 2021 was and is a journey into the labyrinthine depths of religious and political pathways in the land of Israel/Palestine. Read more
So it was “us” and “them” on the CCJ Israel Palestine Study Tour. But in the most helpful way.
Let me explain...Read more
This is the first in a series of blogs reflecting on our 2021 online study tour of Israel-Palestine and what our Jewish and Christian participants took away from it. Read more
In the final blog of our Alone Together series +Sarah Bullock, Bishop of Shrewsbury and trustee of CCJ, reflects on the hope at Easter that there is light in the darkness
You can read this reflection below or watch on our YouTube channelRead more