Jesus Christ the Humanist

Julian Bond | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK
Julian Bond

"Render to Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's." (Jesus Christ) Jesus wasn't about religion, in fact he reserved his anger for organised...

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

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 21.02.2017 | 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.