Religion Tag Archive

Social IssuesThought-provoking

What will the new United States’ presidency mean to the world’s Muslims?

(6 minute read)
As President Biden prepares to take office, Hajra Rehman highlights the areas that need attention in the United States’ relationship with the Islamic world.

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Art & CultureHistoryLatestThought-provoking

The making of the great British Christmas

(8 minute read)
The feast described in carols and schmaltzy TV adverts is a complicated patchwork of cultures constantly evolving, as Adam Brocklehurst reveals.

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Thought-provoking

Science and religion: old enemies or unconscious friends?

(12 minute read)
Theodore McKeever offers a path through a minefield of misunderstanding.

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FamilyLifestyleThought-provoking

A love that is not transactional

(6 minute read)
Advent can speak to us of authenticity in our relationships, believes Nicole Law.

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Social Issues

The sex scandal that the tabloids ignore

(8 minute read)
Only international pressure will save young girls from kidnap and forced marriage in Pakistan, says John Pontifex.

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COVID-19

Weary, worried and waiting

(4 minute read)
Richard Bauckham reflects on the special strains of a new lockdown in the UK.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Annoying but true: the uncomfortable challenge of Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti

(8 minute read)
Joseph Evans is troubled by Pope Francis’ latest document, and is forced to ask why.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Pushing the brake pedal

(7 minute read)
Francesca Omon argues that spiritual values are just as essential as green policies to save the planet.

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HistoryThought-provoking

Guarding the guardians: what constitutes ‘good’ religion?

(12 minute read)
Having argued that not all forms of religion are positive, Joseph Evans proposes criteria to distinguish the good from the bad.

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Thought-provoking

A double-edged sword: the power of religion for good and evil

(7 minute read)
Joseph Evans, a Catholic priest, turns a spotlight on religion’s potential for harm as well as good and dares to think the unthinkable – that not all religions are a positive force in society.

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