Category - secular

  • 29 Apr 2007

    Many hundreds of thousands of Turks have joined protest for the maintenance of a democratic, religiously neutral government - and opposition either to a military coup or a drift towards Islamism.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    In the debate about Thought for the Day, there's a difference between creating space for spirituality ('spirited takes' on life, you might say) and stranded or sealed "religious broadcasting".

  • 27 Apr 2007

    Simon Barrow suggests that how the churches see their engagement with culture, including spaces like the BBC's Thought for The Day, is shaped by the question about how God has been turned into an artefact under Christendom.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The church looking for ‘God slots’ in relation to culture is like religion seeking a ‘God of the gaps’ in relation to science: a huge mistake. The Gospel points us elsewhere.

  • 16 Apr 2007

    For years the churches have been unable to fix a common date for Easter. For many it has become a general holiday. Here we provide a guide to the issues, courtesy of the WCC Faith and Order Commission.

  • 9 Mar 2007

    The Evangelical Alliance has welcomed new charity guidelines. But the argument about proselytism will go on.

  • 9 Mar 2007

    Defying perceptions of widening division between the two faiths, Muslims have joined an Indian sit-in organized by Christians.

  • 10 Dec 2006

    Secularity as an ecumenical virtue