Religion and Society

  • 5 Jun 2008

    As the Church of England postponed debate on a controversial resolution interpreted as encouraging the proselytism of Muslims, the Archbishop of Canterbury has chaired a gathering of scholars looking to deepen inter-faith engagement.

  • 5 Jun 2008

    Religion that binds others with condemnation and superstition is far from the heart of the Gospel, says Simon Barrow. The church needs to face its arguments and seek to be a place of healing if it is to rediscover its global role.

  • 3 Jun 2008

    As far as I can figure out, it's simply another page on Facebook. And apparently, I've criticised it.

  • 3 Jun 2008

    This year's Methodist Conference - the governing body of the Church - will take place in Scarborough from 5-10 July and will debate embryology and early human life, equality and diversity, youth and the Anglican Covenant.

  • 2 Jun 2008

    Connecting Communities conference

  • 2 Jun 2008

    Leaders of the World Jewish Congress have endorsed a call by King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia for more dialogue between Jews, Christians and Muslims worldwide to reinforce common values among the Abrahamic faiths

  • 30 May 2008

    Tony Blair has launched his long awaited Faith Foundation in New York, saying that he wants religion to be seen as a force for good in the world. It will focus on inter-faith understanding and action to fight poverty and disease.

  • 30 May 2008

    Autism campaigners around the world are urging Pope Benedict XVI to act on autism in the wake of the banning of a 13 year old boy with severe autism from the Roman Catholic Church of St.Joseph, in Bertha, Minnesota in the United States.

  • 30 May 2008
  • 30 May 2008

    At a time when religion is back on the political agenda, when politics seems more about ‘management’ than vision, when consumerism and globalisation have made state socialism seem outdated - and y