Jacqui Smith's rise, no thanks to me
By John Kampfner - 05 July 13:00

It would need a line of unrivalled wisdom to top the thoughts of Eric Hobsbawm. So I went in search

A reshuffle that actually works
By Martin Bright - 29 June 13:17

It's difficult to find fault with Brown's first cabinet - however hard you try

What Shinto means to me
By Jeffrey Somers - 28 June 15:36

There was only one object in the Holy of Holies and this was a bronze mirror on the back was the tet

Am I a dwarf or a horseman?
By Christopher Hitchens - 28 June 13:00

It's an honour to be mentioned in the same breath as Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett and Sam Harris.

What is Shinto?
By Jeffrey Somers - 27 June 11:27

A religion with no founder, no scriptures and only a loosely organised priesthood

Shinto's relationship with Japanese life
By Jeffrey Somers - 26 June 12:59

How Japanese religions are centred round three elements: birth, life and death

Herring v Belly
By Richard Herring - 25 June 11:31

The love-hate relationship of one comedian and his beer/crisp/cake-gut

The Mystery of Shinto
By Jeffrey Somers - 25 June 11:23

Is it possible to demystify this most opaque of religions?

'A war of unimaginable atrocities'
By scotbroch922 - 22 June 16:45

Joe N'Damena, who was responsible for aid distribution at a Methodist church in Freetown, describes

A Satanic Affair
By Martin Bright - 21 June 13:57

The unmentionable truth about Salman Rushdie's fiction

Time Out with Nick Cohen: Steve Jones
By Nick Cohen - 21 June 13:00

Darwin had to contend with religious dogma and bad poetry. An illustrious successor is equally frust

Let my son and me teach you how to smoke
By Ziauddin Sardar - 21 June 13:00

Anti-smoking legislation is about to snuff out Britain's emerging shisha culture

A global faith
By Dawit Gebreyohannes Woldetsadik - 21 June 11:17

The Ethiopian church's practices and rituals have survived despite the efforts of the Jesuits and Mu

From Battersea to Addis Ababa
By Dawit Gebreyohannes Woldetsadik - 20 June 13:32

Why 2007 was a landmark year for the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in the UK

An ancient and venerable faith
By Dawit Gebreyohannes Woldetsadik - 19 June 10:39

Ethopia's Orthodox Tewahedo Church traces its foundation to the Bible itself

The chance to serve is a blessing
By Dawit Gebreyohannes Woldetsadik - 18 June 12:12

Archdeacon Dawit Gebreyohannes Woldetsadik on moving from Ethiopia to a new life in London

Integration, not assimilation
By Ajmal Masroor - 14 June 14:47

I'm ready to integrate. But are you ready to accept me?

Ways of worship
By Sylvester Deigh - 14 June 13:11

In Sylvester Deigh's final article he explains the method to Methodism

Imagined community
By Natasha Tripney - 14 June 13:00

<strong>The Yiddish Policemen's Union</strong>

Michael Chabon <em>Fourth Estate, 432pp, £17.99</em

If words could kill me
By Ed Husain - 14 June 13:00

Unless we stem the rising tide of radical Islamist rhetoric, a prelude to jihadism, in Britain the c

A history of my faith
By Sylvester Deigh - 13 June 11:17

Minister Sylvester Deigh tells the story of Methodism's founding father

'One God, the Father, the Almighty'
By Sylvester Deigh - 12 June 11:29

Sylvester Deigh on how his faith flows from the Bible

Why I am a Christian
By Sylvester Deigh - 11 June 13:08

Methodist minister Sylvester Deigh on how an evangelical rally reignited his faith

The Torah code
By Jo Glanville - 07 June 13:00

<strong>The Seventh Gate</strong>

Richard Zimler <em>Constable & Robinson, 400pp, £7.99</em>


The icon and the image
By Andrew Louth - 07 June 11:18

The thinking behind the Russian Orthodox Church's famous icons

The Russian Orthodox Church in the West
By Andrew Louth - 06 June 10:03

Andrew Louth explains the history of the Russian Orthodox Church in Western Europe

The human face of God
By Andrew Louth - 05 June 10:53

What is God's relation to death?

False gods
By Chris Hedges - 04 June 13:00

Religion, claims Christopher Hitchens, is bigoted, irrational and evil. But his moral certitude make

Beauty and splendour
By Andrew Louth - 04 June 11:47

In Andrew Louth's first article of four he introduces the Russian Orthodox Church

Islam encourages social justice
By Ajmal Masroor - 31 May 11:04

Islam is associated with terrorist activities but this is most unfair, for my faith teaches me to sp