mosque

  • 19 Aug 2013
    Religious buildings can be, and usually are, regarded in a very 'tribal' and territorial way. Yet at its heart, the religious impulse (if it is to be saved from the destruction its distortion can so easily produce) is about discovering the universality of the divine in the midst of our particularities.

  • 27 Oct 2012

    At least 40 people were killed in a suicide blast in northern Afghanistan on Friday 26 October during the religious festival of Eid al-Adha.

  • 1 Dec 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?

  • 25 Aug 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.

  • 12 Jun 2011

    Israeli and Palestinian politicians have condemned an arson attack on a West Bank mosque, but Palestinians accused Israel of "turning a blind eye" to such attacks.

  • 25 Dec 2010

    A neighbouring church and mosque have marked their friendship on Christmas Eve by opening their doors for simultaneous prayers, then sharing food.

  • 8 Oct 2010

    The Council of the Religious Institutions of the Holy Land has expressed "grave concern" over the burning by militant Israeli settlers of a West Bank mosque

  • 5 Oct 2010

    The United Nations has voiced its shock following the burning of a mosque in the West Bank that is suspected to be an act of arson.

  • 23 Sep 2010

    As part of an ill-tempered debate, some say that there should be no mosque in Park Place, New York, until there are churches and synagogues in Saudi Arabia, says Martin Marty As another thoughtful commentator remarked, this amounts to saying, "Until they are like us, we will be like them."

  • 10 Sep 2010

    Every religion has their bad apples; entire orchards can become diseased, says Massachusetts Bible Society chief executive Anne Robertson. That's why we need to encourage and discover faithful living. As for the Islamic Cultural Center near Ground Zero, this will be a test of living together, she suggests.