Religion and Society

  • 2 Nov 2007

    A One Day Conference which will addresses the complex challenges of building peace in Afghanistan and Iraq through the prism of religion.

  • 2 Nov 2007

    The Economist has today (2 November 2007) published a special report which examines religion's place "in today's modern society" - the role it is likely to play in this century's politics and "how we should deal with it". But is it saying anything new?

  • 2 Nov 2007

    An imam, a Christian minister, and a striking janitor from Indiana are coming to London to speak at a trade union gathering, to stress the importance of workers' rights in Islamic social thought, and to take on a company they say is violating them.

  • 2 Nov 2007

    Building on the introduction evening to Dr King’s philosophy and methodology in June this second taster evening will explore particular aspects of Kingian philosophy in more depth.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    An English magistrate who says he felt forced to resign because he was unwilling to enact the law on adoption by gay and lesbian couples has lost his appeal over claims that he was subject to anti-Christian discrimination.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    Anglicans in Canada and the United States are pushing ahead with local procedures for blessing lesbian and gay people in the church. The US Episcopal Diocese of California has authorised the use of three trial rites for same-sex unions.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    Christian-Muslim relations and the rights of the minority Christian community are among the likely discussion points when Pope Benedict XVI meets with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah next week - after his controversial UK state visit.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    Religion and culture are abused when they are employed illegitimately to justify the suppression of women and the denial of their equal humanity, human rights lawyer Chrie Booth argued yesterday in a lecture at Chatham House in London.

  • 1 Nov 2007

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, who is head of the Church of England and spiritual leader of the 77 million Anglican Communion, yesterday (31 October 2007) held talks in Jerusalem with Israel's Chief Rabbis.

  • 31 Oct 2007

    What are our societal conflicts in London and the UK and what needs to be reconciled? Is faith a factor in these conflicts and in what ways can it help us work with them constructively?