The Swiss vote illuminates a phobia many just don’t admit
Does the Pope really care if he snubs Rowan Williams?
The charge is grave. It must not be misused.
The title of this book, by the Guardian's former Middle East editor, makes quite a claim. There is, you note, no question mark.
World's first female muftis to be appointed next year
Who does he think he's kidding?
So says a Daily Mail star writer. Why will that annoy lefties so much?
Two hundred years after Darwin’s birth, scientists still can’t agree on whether evolution and religi
There is nothing Islamic about so-called Islamic terrorism. But why are so many Muslims reluctant to
New legal ruling places it in the same category as religion
Furore over faith school discrimination
They had the opportunity to show themselves to be better. And they blew it
Fear and obsession narrow the mind
Is the voice of Anglo-Jewry cosying up to the Tories?
Will Christians find these works blasphemous?
What does loathing of the hijab really mean?
He's just about as big as the Beatles, said one pilgrim. In fact, Swami Ramdev - yoga guru, self-proclaimed healer, celebrity - is probably bigger.
Why do we think the Dalai Lama is a living saint?
The vanished world of Singer's Warsaw
Noordin Top, leader of al-Qaeda in the Malay Archipelago, has been shot dead in Indonesia. But there
Sarkozy and Stiglitz say we should measure well-being instead of GDP. Bhutan shows how it can all go
Zimbabwe's president shows no sign of going. How does this "devout Catholic" square his crimes with
Listen to him – even if you can’t stand him
Should the right not to be offended have a place in the statute book?
Our annual God issue is always a bestseller, yet there are many NS readers who think we should have
The co-author of the new book Does God Hate Women? discusses patriarchy, the burka and capitalism
At a swift glance, the title of Karen Armstrong’s new book (the subtitle is in very small print) might mislead the casual observer into thinking that she has written a case for the existence of God; that she has unearthed some
The Dalai Lama has more in common with a teenage girl than you'd expect