Somewhere beneath all the weird language, Darth Vader and the Three Kings, there is God incarnate.
Anti-Semitism is now taboo in mainstream political discourse in a way in which Islamophobia isn’t.
The author was asked by John Kerry to write a briefing paper on the Islamist threat. He explains here what he told the US secretary of state and why he feels progressives have allowed themselves to be silenced by frightened self-censorship and the stifling of debate. Read Mona Siddiqui’s response to the piece, The Arabisation of Islam, here.
The British Muslim academic Mona Siddiqui writes about the “Arabisation” of Islam and changing attitudes to Muslims in the west.
This morning, the paper has splashed with a story about the chain serving halal chicken, but having been reported last year and detailed on the Pizza Express website, it’s already in the public domain.
In an increasingly atheistic and multi-faith society, a secular state, which protects all religions and privileges none, is a model to embrace.
Paradoxes are part of everyday life.
Nearly half of Britons do not belong to a religion and just a third believe faith has a positive role to play in their lives.
David Cameron says Christians around the world suffer the most persecution for their religion. Is he right?
Jessie Childs's God’s Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England is a detailed and absorbing account of the difficulties of being Catholic in England in the 17th century.
It’s one of the broadcaster’s flagship religious programmes, yet it makes religious people look unfairly crazy.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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