Religion and Secular Liberalism Should Enrich Each Other in a Modern Democracy

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Ignorance of others in a pluralist democracy is a big enemy. In recent decades the lack of religious literacy in Europe is becoming ever more evident....

Mehdi Hasan

He's A 'Secular Fundamentalist' | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK Politics

Baroness Warsi has denounced atheist academic Richard Dawkins as a "secular fundamentalist", as she spoke about tackling Islamophobia. During a wid...

Have Yourself a Very Humanist Christmas; a Conversation With Revd Sue Powell

Hannah Gal | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Gal

"Do you welcome those who celebrate a non religious Christmas?" I ask Reverend Sue Powell, "even world famous atheist Richard Dawkins has spoken of his love for this holiday"

Who Owns 'Humanism'?

Ian Linden | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK
Ian Linden

What would happen if the different faiths began automatically adding 'humanism' to their names, Islamic humanism, Buddhist, Judaic, Hindu, Christian humanism, for example - then explored what each meant. We'd probably end up with a rich dialogue based on a celebration of two great realities: our shared humanity and the richness of our different religious traditions.

Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

Ian Linden | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK
Ian Linden

Take a few headline statistics from last week's national census: numbers of people in Britain identifying as Christian, dropping fast, numbers professing no religion, growing, numbers in Britain born outside the country, growing fast.

Stop Preaching Gove!

Ben Jennings | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Ben Jennings

This week it came out that Michael Gove, the education secretary, has a plan to send a copy of the King James Bible to every school in the country - although this has run into a spot of bother as Cameron told Gove that this project must not be funded by taxpayer's money.