Category - humanism

  • 5 Aug 2013

    The lines in the John Lennon song are famous by now: "Imagine there's no religion... it's easy if you try..." But is it, and what would it mean?

  • 12 Dec 2012

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has released an infographic to show the rise in the number of people who ticked ‘No Religion’ in the 2011 Census, and the decline in the number of people who tic

  • 13 Aug 2012

    Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh (3-27 August 2012) is an Interfaith and intercultural event; there are Jewish, Islamic, Christian and Daoist events, for example, as well as artists from every contintent but Antarctica, reports Katie MacFadyen. But what is the relationship between 'interfaith' and 'no faith'? Where do Secular Humanists fall in this atmosphere of inclusivity?

  • 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

  • 15 Jul 2011

    This weekend I am speaking alongside others at a conference on 'The Place of Religion in Public Life', bringing together Humanist, Christian and Muslim contributors to a day of discussion about negoti

  • 20 Jun 2011

    The chair of Equality and Human Rights Commission has been asked to apologise to non-religious people for comments he made in a recent interview.

  • 29 Mar 2011

    Questioning the coherence of the newly-initiated World Interfaith Harmony Week, Michael Marten says that if neither 'faith' nor 'religion' really serve as useful comparative or relational concepts, it is perhaps intellectually more honest, and practically more fruitful, to abandon the pretence of ‘interfaith’ dialogue in favour of simple ‘interhuman’ dialogue.

  • 9 Nov 2010

    Humanists in the USA are launching a national multimedia ad campaign directly challenging fundamentalist Christianity and its misuse of the Bible.

  • 14 Sep 2010

    The Institute of Ideas think-tank has accused fellow secularists of engaging in a "New Atheist witch-hunt" over the Pope's upcoming British visit.

  • 26 Jan 2010

    Andrew Copson has been appointed as the new chief executive of the British Humanist Association (BHA), the national charity promoting Humanism and representing the interests of ethically concerned, non-religious people in the UK.