Category - Christianity

  • 8 May 2012

    A recent London discussion of Christian-Muslim relations illustrated in an enlivening way the need for developing conversation and exchange to take place at a number of levels, says Dr Harry Hagopian. Intellectuals and theologians can set the tone on key issues, but Christians and Muslims alike have a responsibility in communal, political and inter-prersonal engagements to deal truthfully, to confront prejudices, to speak out against faith-based discrimination and to tackle the roots of extremism wherever they are found.

  • 14 Apr 2012

    This morning (14 April 2012) I will be appearing on BBC Radio Scotland's Saturday AM news programme at around 8.50am to discuss the origins and shape of morality with secular humanist scientist Profes

  • 14 Feb 2012
  • 14 Feb 2012

    Data analysing the beliefs and practices of people who ticked ‘Christian’ on the national Census shows that many of them have few or no religious convictions.

  • 1 Jan 2012

    Christian religion has played a role in China for much longer than most realise, says a new book by a leading Chinese dissident writer.

  • 23 Nov 2011

    The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is due to share worship with leaders of the Jewish and Muslim communities at a mosque.

  • 9 Oct 2011

    Scholars claim the biggest change in the history of Christianity is underway amid the religion's move to Africa, Latin America and Asia.

  • 17 Oct 2010

    Christianity is essentially a radical rescue operation, rather than a bourgeois message of moral self-improvement, says Giles Fraser. To live out a Christian life and to develop life-enhancing ethics, we need solidarity and help from beyond ourselves.

  • 26 Aug 2010

    Having yesterday introduced Armenians as a distinct global people - including roughly 14,000 living in the UK - mostly in London and Manchester, I would like to consider Armenia and Christianity.

  • 1 Aug 2009

    Christians have moved from non-engagement to engagement in politics, says Simon Barrow, but often in domineering and selfish ways. To argue for church as alternative community is not to advocate either 'secularism' or 'religionism', but the recovery of authentic Christianity in a plural environment.