Category - muslim

  • November 2, 2012

    Back in September, there were expressions across the world of what was dubbed 'Muslim rage' by the media, following the tawdry trailer for a film entitled 'Innocence of Muslims' ostensibly intended to defame the Muslim prophet Muhammad and insult the ummah of Islam worldwide. But Dr Harry Hagopian paints a much deeper and wider picture of Muslim discontents and provocations experienced throughout the Middle East and North Africa and elsewhere. Challenging simplistic 'clash of civilisations' theses, he says that what we need is not further disengagement between peoples and cultures, but rather further re-engagement.

  • August 18, 2012

    Aizzah Fatima recently brought her controversial and stimulating one-woman play 'Dirty Paki Lingerie' to these islands for the first time, following a highly successful run in the United States. Katie MacFadyen reflects.

  • August 15, 2012

    A stimulating, comedic and controversial one-woman show comes to Edinburgh tomorrow night, defying simplistic portrayals of Muslim women.

  • July 11, 2012

    The UN's World Heritage Committee has condemned the destruction of mausoleums sacred to the Sufi strain of Islam in the African nation of Mali.

  • December 1, 2011

    What are the different accounts of salvation given in Christian and Muslim thinking? What is involved in forgiveness? What do Christians mean when they speak of atonement through Christ?

  • November 29, 2011

    UK-based global development agency Christian Aid has called on governments to build a 'Noah's Ark' at the UN climate change talks in Durban.

  • September 16, 2011

    Religious leaders in Jerusalem are more willing than ever before to take part in dialogue with members of other faiths despite growing political tensions.

  • September 12, 2011

    An Indonesian mayor is defying court rulings by pushing for a decree to block Christians from opening churches on streets with Islamic names.

  • August 25, 2011

    The US Muslim leader at the centre of the recent storm over plans to build an Islamic community centre near Ground Zero in New York is arriving in Britain tomorrow and giving a series of talks and interviews in Scotland.

  • August 19, 2011

    Some 20,000 mourners gathered in Birmingham for the funeral of three young men killed while defending their community from looters last week.