Even though more than half of Australia's Christians are in favour of marriage equality, churches have been slow to allow it – here's why.
Protests against mandatory hijabs have a clear goal, and if successful, would be a victory for Iranian civil society.
We may imagine Jesus in long robes with baggy sleeves, but this is far from how he would have dressed.
Canada is increasingly moving towards a secular culture. "Spiritual but not religious" has become our new norm -- bringing with it ideas of mutual respect and protection for marginalized identities.
Amanda Spielman claims extremists are targeting schools to 'pervert' education and 'undermine' British values.
A Pakistani humanist has been denied asylum in Britain because he couldn't identify Plato or Aristole. The state is illiterate when it comes to atheism.
Forcing people to separate science and religion can lead to damaging denials of science.
We think of the Druids as being embedded in British culture from the mists of ancient times. But what we think we know about Druids is of surprisingly modern provenance.
The public broadcaster wants to encourage greater literacy and promote equal coverage of all faiths, including humanism.
A conversation between a biologist and a philosopher on the relationship between man and divinity.
Under Jewish law the preservation of human life is a cardinal commandment: both suicide and self-endangerment are forbidden.
New legislation undermines the institution on the island – and creates division.
In his new book, Philip Pullman, once again tackles religion as an oppressive institution. On another level, he continues the quest for explaining human consciousness.
By placing institutional abuse within its larger context, the royal commission has made the prevention and identification of child sex offending a collective responsibility.
Belief in miracles such as the virgin birth of Jesus are surprisingly persistent – even in the 21st century.
By drawing on common values, faith communities can take a lead in making cities fairer, safer, accessible and affordable for all.
Passionate musicians in Western India are committed to “break down the walls” of hate built by opportunistic politics between religious communities.
Before you reach for that checkbook or give to a charity online, pause to think about what makes a cause good in the first place.
There's still far too much we don't know about hate crimes in the US – and that affects how we study and enforce these crimes.
Is the Grail the chalice from the Last Supper – or the Crucifixion? Does it contain the elixir of life? Or is it Mary Magdalene's womb?