In last week’s NS a host of distinguished writers debated what place God should have in our society.
...on dodgy claims, dead 'slebs', delightful menus and a notorious school
I don’t “believe” that God exists outside of the human imagination, but, believing very much in this imagination, I take the notion seriously - Alain de Botton
In the second of our series on faith and homosexuality, we take a look at the all-inclusiveness and
In the first of our series on the perceptions of homosexuality, the Chief Executive of Liberal Juda
We asked New Statesman readers to share their thoughts about God and faith - here are a selection of
For Muslims, life decides the afterlife
What some of the greatest thinkers and wits thought of religion
Community plays an important role in the Jewish tradition of overcoming bereavement
AN Wilson on his return to faith after a period of atheism
With their emphasis on good and evil, the Narnia books were regarded as having drawn on Christian, a
The Vanity Fair columnist and author of <em>God is not great</em> on Tony Blair's new faith foundati
In this special issue we have contributions from A N Wilson, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins,
A N Wilson writes on how his conversion to atheism may have been similar to a road to Damascus experience but his return to faith has been slow and doubting.
The Brussels War Crimes Tribunal and the newly established Blair War Crimes Foundation are building
Michael Barrett, a leading research scientist, spends his days stripping life down to its chemical c
Mehdi Hasan explains why there could never be a true Islamic state
'The NHS was far more important to my practising Muslim father him than any religious institution. T
To insist that Muslims can have as unproblematic a relationship with secular democracy as can, say, their Anglican fellow citizens is unrealistic – not to mention unfair on Muslims themselves.
The author of the <em>God Delusion</em> responds to Tony Blair's article on <a href="http://www.news
With Tony Benn, Marina Mahathir, Polly Toynbee, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Peter Mandelson, Jonathan Sacks, C
'The hell-believing Christian carries an additional burden of uncertainty'
In the first of our series on the role of faith in bereavement, the Chief Executive of Cruse Bereave
Religion has never mattered more to the world than it does now, says the former prime minister, laun
British Muslims took to the streets and burned copies of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. Here w
The funeral of Ayatollah Khomeini was not a tragedy,
writes James Buchan, but a gruesome farce: id
The "untouchable" and her rise to power in India
Can you treat the Holocaust as an appropriate subject for contemporary art? Not if you use it to giv
In the last of a series this week, David Hillstrom examines the role of ethnicity, culture and histo