faith

  • 7 Sep 2007

    Getting together round the fire and having a good nosh and natter is a great way to combat prejudice and social division, reckons ex-Cape Town Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who has just become patron of South Africa's Barbecue (Braai) Day.

  • 5 Sep 2007

    New research published by academics based at the University of East London indicates that the demographic patterns in Britain's capital are in some cases shaped more by religious and cultural identity than by categories of race and ethnicity.

  • 4 Sep 2007

    Current media debates about religion are often ill-informed as well as partisan, says Theo Hobson. Atheists as well as believers need challenging on their outlook.

  • 28 Aug 2007

    An ambitious media look at religious zealots in Christianity, Judaism and Islam is receiving worldwide media coverage, but lukewarm reviews from television critics in the United States. The CNN series began to air on 22 August 2007

  • 13 Aug 2007

    In an era where a basic understanding of what Christianity is about cannot be taken for granted, Simon Barrow welcomes a new book by philosopher and theologian Keith Ward which clears some ground and opens up issues.

  • 10 Aug 2007

    A coalition of activists from US civic and religious groups concerned about the impact of climate change on the global community, particularly the poorest, are organising a fast on 4 September 2007 to call for concerted action.

  • 3 Aug 2007

    In an interview with Juan Michel of the WCC, a prominent Iraqi Christian shares his views on the situation in the violence-plagued country. He assesses the situation with realism, but also with hope for peace with justice.

  • 3 Aug 2007

    African religious leaders have heard that gender-based violence is increasingly becoming a weapon of war in the continent's trouble spots, with some saying sacred scriptures are being used to justify violence in general.

  • 20 Jul 2007
  • 12 May 2007

    Gordon Brown is focussing his bid to become PM on a restoration of faith in people, politics, integrity and the values of justice. He once again mentioned his Church of Scotland upbringing as a character forming inheritance.