Category - Religion

  • January 23, 2008

    A discussion meeting of the Oxford Secular Society, open to people of all persuasions, with Simon Barrow, co-director of the think-tank Ekklesia.

  • January 22, 2008

    An educational institution in southern Africa is hosting a major theological consultation on HIV prevention called by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA), based in Geneva. Participants are expected from across the globe.

  • January 19, 2008

    Sikhs from across the world will be joining in support of a peace march in New Delhi, India, today to protest against a French secularity law that bans the wearing of sacred turbans in schools and other work places throughout the country.

  • January 16, 2008

    Pope Benedict has cancelled a visit to the prestigious La Sapienza University in Rome after protests about his past remarks about Galileo. But a professor there says attempts to stop him speaking violate intellectual freedom.

  • January 16, 2008

    The second meeting of an Evangelical Christian-Muslim Dialogue took place in Tripoli last week, and is seen by participants as an important step forward in understanding between two faith traditions that have often been at loggerheads.

  • January 11, 2008
  • January 8, 2008

    Religion, Discrimination and Accommodation: the Role of the State in a Multi-Faith Society

  • December 30, 2007

    The crisis in Pakistan, human responsibility and the nature of evil, astrology, the regulation of alcohol...

  • December 24, 2007

    The Anglican bishop of London says in a Christmas letter that the return of religious issues to centre stage in the public sphere is welcome, but he claims it has provoked a dangerous reaction from what he calls "secular fundamentalists".

  • December 13, 2007

    Theological truth and creative fiction are much closer to each other than might at first be presumed, Alison Goodlad discovers in reviewing Peter C. Hodgson's evocative treatment of the work of George Eliot.