Religion and Science

How 'Atheist' Should Sunday Assemblies Be?

Liam Deacon | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Deacon

I really support the essence and ambition of the Sunday Assembly. However, Atheism's greatest strength will always be it's intrinsic inclusiveness, honesty, openness and enlightened spirit. This must not be forgot in an attempt to market the Sunday Assembly as a friendly (yet ignorant) song and dance.

Richard Dawkins is Wrong About the History of Islam As Well

Dr James Hannam | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Dr James Hannam

The reaction to Richard Dawkins's tweet about Islam and science has been unswervingly negative. There's a good reason for that. Lumping Muslims into an amorphous mob of scientific illiterates may not strictly be "racist", but it is deeply insensitive.

Religious Family In Legal Battle To Keep Father On Life Support

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

The family of a severely brain-damaged Muslim man are fighting in the High Court for him to receive, against medical advice, life-saving treatment if ...

We're Not Just Talking About Islam

Sharon Memis | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK
Sharon Memis

It's important to recognise the diverse backgrounds that constitute our national cultures in contemporary society. As Mark Hammond of the Equality and Human Rights Commission writes, "It is indisputable that Britain has benefited for centuries from its own Muslim heritage. There is much more to be gained from the sharing of culture and art, humour and humility."