Religion

  • January 6, 2015

    The chair of an All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Uncertainties has praised a new report which wants to improve religious literacy in a diverse world.

  • December 1, 2014

    Karen Armstrong, whose new book Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence invites far more subtle understanding of the relationship between faith and fratricide globally, has written a characteristically thoughtful piece on IS/ISIS for The New Statesman magazine: 'Wahhabism to ISIS: how Saudi Arabia exported the main source of global terrorism'.

  • October 31, 2014

    The fourth Cutting Edge Consortium Conference will take place on 1st November 2014 at Conway Hall, Red Lion’s Square from 10am to 5pm (registration from 9.30am). The theme of this year’s conference is “Equality and Religion in a Changing World”.

  • February 11, 2014

    'Philosophy, Religion and Public Policy' is an important two-day conference at the University of Chester, established as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Philosophy and Religious Practices Research Network.

  • February 3, 2014

    'Equality and religious freedom: what accommodation is reasonable?' is the title of an important meeting on Tuesday 4th February, 6.30pm, at the House of Commons, Westminster, in Committee Room 15.

  • December 26, 2013

    God is interested in life transformed, not 'religion' for its own sake, says the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church.

  • December 12, 2013
  • December 12, 2013

    The UK Supreme Court has decided that Scientology is a religion and that its churches a "place of meeting for religious worship" suitable for wedding registration.

  • November 5, 2013

    It was good to see Dr Rowan Williams back in his element yesterday (4 November 2013), giving the first of his six Gifford Lectures on 'Making representations: religious faith and the habits of language'.

  • November 5, 2013

    Noted scholar and former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, is delivering six lectures as part of the prestigious University of Edinburgh Gifford Lecture series this month. The first was last night and the second is tonight (5 November 2013).