Unconventional beliefs have always invited ridicule.
By all means celebrate survival, but why must it be through the prism of women's looks?
Was a German court justified in interfering with centuries of religious tradition?
Those thirsty for spiritual fulfillment are increasingly turning to the Saudi brand of Islam.
Former cardinal’s aide tasked with investigating abuse claims faces up to seven years in prison for endangering children.
Robust debate is a freedom to be celebrated, not feared.
It’s a weird, witching sort of time, the solstice. On the longest day of the year, the sun (if you can remember what that is) reaches its highest point in the sky. The word comes from Latin: sol, meaning sun, and sistere, meaning “to come to a stop, stand still”.
Jehovah's Witnesses in the US ordered to pay $28m to abuse victim in landmark ruling
British identity is much less linked to religion than it used to be - where does this leave the established church?
Who speaks for the Church of England?
In 2006, on the 350th anniversary of Jewish resettlement in Britain, Tony Blair told a packed congregation at Bevis Marks Synagogue in the City of London: “As the oldest minority faith community in this country, you show how identity through faith can be combined with a deep loyalty to our natio
The cover and contents from this week's special issue.
“People would rather blame the victim than the bully”
Anthony Julius and David J Goldberg debate.
British Jews are beginning what will be a long and painful process – to recognise the existence of pluralism on Israel, says Keith Kahn-Harris.
Contrary to the “clannish” stereotype, dissent comes naturally to Jewish people in Britain, says David Cesarani.
The author on his childhood, his parents' life in the East End and where he parted from Christopher Hitchens in talking about his identity.
To deny that gay people do not have equal rights is to be on the side of evil, no matter how twinkly
The British are uncomfortable with a politician who "does God", but don't mind when the monarch does
Sexual double standards are not the preserve of conservatively-minded ethnic minorities.
Does it seem as if Jewish cuisine has made no mark on Britain? Think again
The British “debate” about meat, animal cruelty and ritual slaughter has become a proxy for deeper fears.
The debate on same sex marriage has so far been dominated by its opponents.
The Cardinal Sean Brady case shows only root and branch reform can deal with the issue of abuse in t
Director, Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St Edmund's College, Cambridge
How do we maintain a cohesive society with increasingly few shared beliefs and assumptions?
Why is the Vatican cracking down on dissident American nuns?
The Reverend Arun Arora has been appointed head of communications at Church House.