As the Atheist Movement continues to fight against the voice of faith in public life here in the UK, Christians - and those of all faiths for that matter - need not batten down the hatches, but rather practice their faith and talk about it openly, unapologetic and unafraid.
People like Whitney Houston, Amy Winehouse and Michael Jackson, rake in millions of pounds and make lots of money for the industry people around them. Are they pushed to far in a world where, at the end of the day, is simply about business?
As we contemplate the implications of the High Court decision that the saying of prayers as part of local council business is illegal, the National Secular Society is bracing for an absolute torrent of abuse, exaggeration, misrepresentation and hysteria from conservative sources.
Different members of the coalition government feel free to speak confidently about the positive role of religion in society, with a particular emphasis on the UK's historical Christianity. But it remains to be seen whether the Church of England really provides a core, but not co-opted, public role, whilst not excluding those from minority faiths.
Following constant news reports predicting a grim outlook for this year, I dragged my guilt-ridden self out of bed at 8am
It's not entirely clear what 'it' is, but it is clear that both Cameron and Dawkins are wrong in their own ways. The Church of England should certainly have the right to influence the moral decisions of its members, but just because our political leader is Christian, does not mean the entire nation's morals should be dictated in this way.
The true message of liberation will always result in some people feeling uneasy. To side, as many liberation theologians in the 1960s and 1970s did, against injustice, to commit one's life to the poor is not a political stance but a moral one.
"The deepest, the only theme of human history," wrote Goethe in Israel in the Desert, "is the conflict of scepticism with
I'm in Karen, the picture perfect Nairobi suburb and preferred location for expats. A few days ago I was listening to stories
On first impressions, our guest house in Rwanda presented itself as a haven of tranquillity. The first morning we were woken