Does this strengthen or weaken belief in intelligent design?
Hardeep Singh: "I am delighted and relieved with Mr Justice Eady's ruling which brings an end to a b
My first thought, on picking up the latest book by Ian Buruma, was that it is a very slim volume to bear the weight of so heavy a title.
But what is that, exactly?
The polite compromise between religion and state has served us well.
Christian fundamentalists form a noisy wing of the Conservative Party, and their influence is growin
France and Belgium are racing to be the first to ban the burqa. Why wasn't that worth mentioning in
The author of His Dark Materials has an imaginative sympathy with religious faith that has largely b
The Infidel shows how comedy can fight prejudice.
Why schools and universities should encourage debate on evolution -- and how this could benefit scie
Have we really sleepwalked into multicultural segregation? The poet Michael Rosen visits the reopene
Cowell may or may not convert but all Muslims need to confront the ban too many countries place on apostasy.
St Paul had it right – using religion to rock the foundations of authority.
Acknowledging that wickedness exists doesn’t mean you have to believe in the existence of Satan. And
The worldwide scandal of Catholic paedophile priests threatens to become the gravest crisis in the modern history of the Church. As Pope Benedict XVI prepares to visit Britain to beatify Cardinal Newman, we look at the life of this humane Catholic convert
A secular state is essential but faith still has an important role to play in the public sphere.
Like most people in modern, secular Britain, Will Self
is not a believer. Yet he still feels awed a
There's "probably no God", apparently. I read it on the back of a bus last year, courtesy of an advertisement paid for by the British Humanist Association.
Koestler’s life and death have been the stuff of lurid speculation. But, as a new biography shows, h
Muslim women are talked about by others in the west as if they are powerless victims, in need of res
The announcement by the President of the Methodist Conference, Rev David Gamble, that he would be pr
A longer version of this week's NS interview with the advisor to Barack Obama.
With plot-lines where planes destroy entire villages and wives bury abusive husbands under patios, soap and realism may seem like odd bedfellows.
“Corny as it may sound, I am proof of the American dream”
Tariq Ramadan argues for a new understanding of what it means to be a “moderate” Muslim.
Don’t know your Sunnis from your Shias? You are not alone, but their conflict will shape the future
The jobless rate for young, unqualified Muslims is approaching 40 per cent.
Predictions of a Muslim takeover of Europe reproduce the worst sorts of orientalist prejudice.
British Muslims, alienated, frustrated and under siege, need our support.