My experience of being a Christian is that of a surprising, continual and contested process of reformation and rediscovery, says Simon Barrow. It's far removed from the caricature of faith that many zealous believers and non-believers seem attached to.
BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day reflection spot could be opened up to the non-religious as well as the religious, argues one of its Christian contributors. Jonathan Bartley says it can help people to listen to one another better.
The president of the National Secular Society has written an article claiming that religious liberals are “making excuses for the same beliefs that motivate bombers and theocrats, misogynists and homophobes”. Others disagree.
Oxford theologian Professor Alister McGrath, whose book ‚ÄòThe Dawkins Delusion?' is published by SPCK on 15 February 2007, has previewed his latest arguments against the well-known author of best-seller ‚ÄòThe God Delusion' in a two-part interview with The Salvation Army's weekly newspaper, starting tomorrow (3 February 2007).