In her final blog, Janet Burden responds to a question from reader Adrian Cangado
What jews believe and how the rules of Judaism get applied in practice
How Jews are not simply a race or a religion - they are an extended family with all that implies
How a Midwestern American Christian began her journey towards liberal Judaism
Intolerance has 'contaminated' both Islam and Christianity
The truth about Islam and war and the way fundamentalists have manipulated the term 'Jihad'
The intellectual influence of Islam and fears for Muslim scholarship today and in the future
This week the faith column is devoted to Islam beginning with a brief overview of the religion
How Bahá’ís worship, how the religion is structured and who wields power
Barney Leith recounts the history of the Bahá’í faith and some of the persecution it has suffered
Each week someone from a different religion explains what they believe in. Here Barney Leith explain
Religious belief is not just a philosophical issue - it divides families and societies. That is why
Race hate is a social problem which requires a social solution, writes Ziauddin Sardar
Across Afghanistan, girls and women are now receiving an education: but it is a purely Islamic one
Darcus Howe on Dhiren Barot, the al-Qaeda plotter who was jailed for life earlier this month
Gordon Brown's $4bn vaccination programme is being resisted in some parts of Africa.
Northern Ireland is on the verge of a historic power-sharing deal. But any pact between hardline rep
Andrew Brown assesses how an understanding of consciousness has implications for atheism
My friend Vinay Lal is a formidable intellect. An old-fashioned polymath, he teaches South Asian history at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Always outspoken, Vinay relishes a good argument and marshals his case to devastating effect.
I was a callow 17-year-old when I first met the Bahá'ís. I'd been brought up and confirmed in the Church of England, but my faith had waned somewhat in my teens and I considered myself an atheist.
<strong>The God Delusion</strong>
Richard Dawkins <em>Bantam Press,416pp, £20</em>
The Moors murderer meets a bumbling Christian; the result is comic horror
The women in my family have started wearing the burqa, as we all use the same bus pass
What's a Satanist allowed to do on Hallowe'en? Can the police keep your case on file even if you're
Ruth Kelly's wake-up call about Islamism to Britain's Muslims and British society at large is far mo
Britain is a tolerant country, even if sometimes it seems that politicians are over-fond of saying so. This is not a smug pat on the collective back.
It seems Madeleine Bunting, the Guardian columnist who argues the case for dialogue with the Islamic far-right has suddenly resigned as director of the think tank Demos after just weeks in post. What is going on? Has there been an anti-Islamist coup?