People are making too much of Michele Bachmann's remark about the hurricane.
In the aftermath of the riots, Tariq Jahan’s quiet dignity over his son’s death made him a national hero. Here, he speaks movingly about losing a child, and the radical Islamist past he abandoned to become a father.
Evolution has become a touchstone issue for Republican presidential hopefuls.
Is the Equality and Human Rights Commission in total disarray?
Does a 30-year-old blasphemy row still have relevance today?
Tariq Jahan's response to his son's death shows a dignity and respect that teaches us all an importa
Why the religious persecution of minorities in Pakistan is getting worse.
A global poll emphasises the central and growing importance of religion to world society.
Earlier this year, Andrew Zak Williams asked public figures why they believe in God. Now it’s the tu
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s outgoing PR adviser, George Pitcher, writes the NS diary.
Andrew Zak Williams discusses this week’s New Statesman article in which prominent atheists told him
The rationalist champion compares propositioning a woman with chewing gum.
The tenor of relationships within a religious community makes it the best tutorial in citizenship an
The rector of St James’s Piccadilly on the weird and wonderful life of a church in the heart of Lond
Victoria Coren takes a gamble on the idea that God has bigger fish to fry.
The discord between Sunnis and Shias dates back to the years immediately after the Prophet Muhammad’
East of the River Jordan, the defining geopolitical and religious schism in the Middle East pits Saudi Arabia against Iran.
Jason Cowley on the fallout from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s guest edit of the <em>New Statesman<
While we're on the subject of building resourcefulness and well-being, it is worth noting that many people are beginning to argue that a vision committed to empowering local politics in the UK needs a counterpart in the arena
Why are our lawmakers obsessed with “sharia law”?
I’m not a believer, but the Anglican tradition remains an important part of who I am.
The Foreign Secretary believes Britain abroad must temper idealism with pragmatism. The Archbishop o
When Rowan Williams and AC Grayling made headlines recently, one aspect of the God Debate was turned
The key dates in Shia history, from the death of the prophet Muhammad to the modern day.
We are being committed to radical, long-term policies for which no one voted.
The author on atheism, Anglicanism and "transcendental" experiences.
In our religiously plural society, faith has become become a source of identity -- and therefore of
An academic’s comments about “inbreeding” give right-wing papers an excuse to flag up tired stereoty
“People will often go to extraordinary lengths to maintain prior beliefs in the face of evidence to
Mehdi Hasan is horrified at the reaction to the killing of Osama by a handful of people in the Muslim community.