faith

  • February 2, 2008

    Churches, faith groups, racial justice campaigners and civic and community organisations need to work together more determinedly in the face of continuing serious failures in mental health provision, says Black Mental Health UK.

  • January 30, 2008

    Pope Benedict XVI has told a gathering of academics that science should serve rather than enslave humanity, warning that the reduction of human beings and nature to mere 'objects' is not good for the spirit of reasoned enquiry.

  • January 30, 2008

    Recently published books by well-known secularists claim that religion is poisonous. Some varieties of secularism say that religion need not, and should not, play any role in the life of our society.

  • January 23, 2008

    A discussion meeting of the Oxford Secular Society, open to people of all persuasions, with Simon Barrow, co-director of the think-tank Ekklesia.

  • January 22, 2008

    The UK wing of the global social investment initiative Oikocredit has teamed up with the Livesimply campaign to promote a shared vision for social justice. Oikocredit provides vital loans to creative but impoverished communities.

  • January 19, 2008

    Britain's public services are continually under pressure. How do we begin to shift the agenda in a more positive direction?

  • January 19, 2008

    The Board of Deputies of British Jews has advertised for a Muslim schools adviser to develop links between Jewish, Muslim and other minority faith schools, amid concerns about social cohesion among children educated separately.

  • January 11, 2008
  • December 3, 2007

    The non-religious as well as the religious fight amongst themselves, Mark Vernon observes. But in questioning, they are all the better for it, provided that plural thoughtfulness can overcome intolerant rationalism.

  • December 1, 2007

    The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, a partnership involving major Christian development and church agencies, including several in the UK, is encouraging people of faith to take individual and collective responsibility for combatting HIV/AIDS.