Religion

  • February 26, 2009

    Rather than resorting to fearful rhetoric about 'marginalisation' or 'persecution', Christians and people of faith in Britain have a real opportunity to contribute to the public good and to defend the civic freedoms upon which we all rely

  • February 20, 2009

    The last of four major conferences looking into issues regarding equality, human rights and ‘religion or belief’ took place in Cardiff earlier this week

  • February 18, 2009
  • February 14, 2009

    Parents and local residents have overwhelmingly backed the head teacher of a Devon school where a young child was reprimanded for upsetting a classmate by telling her she would "go to hell" for not believing in God.

  • February 14, 2009

    Parents and staff - including a local Religious Education teacher - are rallying around a school they say has been wrongly accused of telling children 'not to talk about God'.

  • February 2, 2009

    In the scientific community, there has been a significant increase in sightings of articles and studies on the "science" of religion, says Douglas Anderson. But they don't necessarily prove very enlightening.

  • January 28, 2009

    There are many people who are not Christians who revere Jesus, says Martin Marty. But when his name is invoked in the civic arena they hear assertions of majority privilege in the religious realm, where privilege often has taken form in power against others.

  • January 16, 2009

    A Christian bus driver from Southampton, Hampshire, has objected to driving a bus with a slogan proclaiming ‘There’s probably no God – now stop worrying and enjoy your life’.

  • January 8, 2009

    Supporters the separation of Church and State in the United States have filed a lawsuit seeking an end of the use of the term "so help me God" during President-elect Barack Obama's 20 January inauguration.

  • December 13, 2008

    Former British PM Tony Blair has completed his first semester as a visiting lecturer at Yale University, and says this has strengthened his belief that religious faith and economic and social globalisation can be partners.