It's the cultural prestige of religion that gives it access to power and buttresses its claim to spe
Austerity alone can't account for today's harsher and more individualistic attitudes.
Are council prayers discriminatory, or just local democracy in action?
It's time to end the historic right of Anglican bishops to sit in the House of Lords.
Last night a lecture at Cambridge by the minister for higher education was cancelled following a stu
By taking off her clothes, did a young Cairo blogger prove that the Egyptian revolution was also nak
The "right" to discriminate cuts both ways.
Anjem Choudary is the man the tabloids love to hate, but does the government risk turning him into a free speech martyr?
Capitalism and ethics make uncomfortable bedfellows, thinks Giles Fraser.
The roots of the crisis that has now destroyed the careers of two of London's most senior Anglican c
Is Adrian Smith a Christian martyr or just a casualty of corporate conformism?
The colonel's killers took the law into their own hands. Does this matter?
Does the inter-faith movement now officially include atheism?
Rick Perry isn't the first presidential candidate to be embarrassed by a turbulent preacher.
Is Mormonism a "cult" or just the great American religion?
Does the reaction to its founder's death suggest that Apple has become a new religion?
Britain is still a Christian country but the drift towards secularism continues.
Is it appropriate for a doctor to offer Christianity as part of the treatment?
The kingdom's zero-tolerance attitude to psychics contrasts with our own more laissez-faire approach
Why should the appointment of Rowan Williams' successor be left to a faceless committee?
What is more offensive, a cartoon Jesus or the Advertising Standards Authority's decision to ban it?
What lies behind the seemingly inexorable spread of religious-based education?
People are making too much of Michele Bachmann's remark about the hurricane.
Evolution has become a touchstone issue for Republican presidential hopefuls.
Is the Equality and Human Rights Commission in total disarray?
Does a 30-year-old blasphemy row still have relevance today?
Should the state sanction or condone polygamous unions?
Would today's politicians dare to abolish capital punishment in Britain?
Along with horror and disgust, it's possible to detect in the reaction to the scandal something appr