sharia

  • 18 Jun 2010

    Football fever has taken hold in Africa, but some Islamic rebel groups in Somalia are stopping people from watching the World Cup because they say that the game has Christian origins.

  • 6 Feb 2010

    Church leaders in Kenya are rallying their followers against a draft constitution they say favours Muslims and will tear the country apart. Muslims argue that it protects their rights.

  • 2 Nov 2009

    A demonstration of Muslim hardliners calling for sharia law to be imposed in Britain was cancelled in London over the weekend amid planned counter-protests by democratic Muslims.

  • 16 Oct 2009

    Muslim organisations have condemned a planned demonstration by extremists who are calling for sharia law in Britain. Parts of the media have also come under fire for implying that the extremists are representative of British Muslims generally.

  • 27 Feb 2008

    Doyen US religion commentator Martin Marty gives an American perspective on the argument about civil and religious law sparked by Rowan Williams.

  • 27 Feb 2008

    Doyen US religion commentator Martin Marty gives an American perspective on the argument about civil and religious law sparked by Rowan Williams.

  • 20 Feb 2008

    What is at stake in the row occasioned by Rowan Williams' Sharia musings is the possibility of reasoned discourse and a serious consideration of Islam in Europe, says Catholic scholar Tina Beattie.

  • 18 Feb 2008

    Though what might be called 'Rowangate' has subsided a little, some very important issues are still very much alive.

  • 17 Feb 2008

    Pressures from several directions may put disestablishment of the Church of England back on the agenda, say reports following the General Synod and concerns about the long term impact of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Sharia speech.

  • 16 Feb 2008

    Ekklesia co-director Jonathan Bartley will be on BBC Radio 4's Sunday programme tomorrow, some time after 07.45 we believe. The archbishop, the future of the C of E and sharia are in the frame.