muslim

  • 17 Nov 2013

    On Monday 18 November 2013 the two Edinburgh branches of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) will be meeting together to look at representations of Islam in the media.

  • 25 Feb 2013

    As the Bill to allow same-sex marriage makes its way through the UK Parliament, BBC religion commentator and broadcaster Ernie Rea and guests on the Radio 4 'Beyond Belief' programme (4.30pm, Monday 25 February 2013) will be discuss whether homosexuality is compatible with Islam, and related questions.

  • 27 Jan 2013

    Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious and lay organisations and institutions have pledged to mobilise fresh support for peace in the Middle East.

  • 2 Nov 2012

    Back in September, there were expressions across the world of what was dubbed 'Muslim rage' by the media, following the tawdry trailer for a film entitled 'Innocence of Muslims' ostensibly intended to defame the Muslim prophet Muhammad and insult the ummah of Islam worldwide. But Dr Harry Hagopian paints a much deeper and wider picture of Muslim discontents and provocations experienced throughout the Middle East and North Africa and elsewhere. Challenging simplistic 'clash of civilisations' theses, he says that what we need is not further disengagement between peoples and cultures, but rather further re-engagement.

  • 18 Aug 2012

    Aizzah Fatima recently brought her controversial and stimulating one-woman play 'Dirty Paki Lingerie' to these islands for the first time, following a highly successful run in the United States. Katie MacFadyen reflects.

  • 15 Aug 2012

    A stimulating, comedic and controversial one-woman show comes to Edinburgh tomorrow night, defying simplistic portrayals of Muslim women.

  • 11 Jul 2012

    The UN's World Heritage Committee has condemned the destruction of mausoleums sacred to the Sufi strain of Islam in the African nation of Mali.

  • 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?

  • 29 Nov 2011

    UK-based global development agency Christian Aid has called on governments to build a 'Noah's Ark' at the UN climate change talks in Durban.

  • 16 Sep 2011

    Religious leaders in Jerusalem are more willing than ever before to take part in dialogue with members of other faiths despite growing political tensions.