Category - Religion

  • 14 Oct 2012

    A report from the Pew Research Center in the US shows that the number of Americans who do not identify with any religion is growing at a rapid pace.

  • 10 Oct 2012

    You are invited to join a discussion of 'moving beyond organised religion' on Sunday 21 October, from 12.30pm – 5pm, in the Hall at St John’s Church, Edinburgh, starting with a pot luck lunch (please bring a contribution).

  • 21 Aug 2012

    Women's' experience and feminist theology has asked deep and difficult questions about the role of women within and across all of the world's religions.

  • 16 Aug 2012

    Africa has topped the list of most devout regions of the world, with 89% calling themselves religious, according to the Global Index of Religiosity and Atheism.

  • 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?

  • 8 Aug 2012

    A Church in the heart of Edinburgh is the venue for an intriguing conversation about the future of religion beyond its inherited institutional forms.

  • 6 Aug 2012

    We live in an era where people are inquisitive about spirituality, but hugely distrustful or even hostile towards ‘organised religion’, especially in its Christian forms.

  • 9 Jul 2012

    Today I am off to the General Synod of the Church of England in York, to talk at a meeting about church schools and community benefit.

  • 13 May 2012

    A leading African theologian has written a new book tracing the links and conversations between Christianity and African traditional religions.

  • 26 Apr 2012

    Very frequently, discourse about religion - which, with the changes in perception taking place in the world over the past decade has come back onto the global and political agenda with great force - remains stuck in a series of un-enlightening polarities.